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VPN on Ubuntu

The following has been tested and set up on Ubuntu 18.04 Open up the terminal and type in the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp sudo apt-get install network-manager-l2tp-gnome 2.  Open Wifi Settings and press on “Network” on the left. 3. Press “+” on the right and choose “Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)” […]

Change default applications in Windows 10

If you miss any features when you open a pdf, click an email address or follow a link after upgrading to Windows 10, it may be because Microsoft has set its own standards for some applications. If you want a different standard than Microsoft has set, you can change these settings yourself: Click Start (Windows button) […]

Gitlab (information in english)

About the service Gitlab.com offer services such as these: Git. Version control software for computer source code. Issue tracking. Create and track issues related to bug reports, feature requests and so on. Continuous Integration (CI). Automatically build, test and deploy software. Epics and roadmaps. Planning tools for software projects. All the data are stored on servers […]

Secure login (Two-factor authentication)

NMBU implements Secure Login (Two-factor authentication) for portal.nmbu.no.This means that you get one-time code (OTP) via SMS or app when you log on to the Portal. The exception is NMBU controlled PCs on campus networks. These PCs will not be required for one-time log-on. Read more about the portal. You can choose between using one-time […]

Shutdown of Skype 7 (Employees)

Microsoft has decided to discontinue Skype 7 due to a newer version 8. This will take place  from November 1st and beyond. Read more about why here. This applies to normal Skype , not Skype for Business, you can read about the differences between these two here. IT NMBU will therefore start rolling out new […]

Home Office – Android

To connect to the Remote services offered at NMBU you first need to download Microsoft Remote Desktop from Play Store. . Open the browser on your phone and go to https://portal.nmbu.no. Sign in using your NMBU-credentials. Select authentication with OTP to access all remote services offered. Once you have signed in you can select the service […]

Home Office – iOS

To connect to the Remote services offered at NMBU you first need to download Microsoft Remote Desktop from AppStore. Open the browser on your phone and go to https://portal.nmbu.no. Sign in using your NMBU-credentials. Select authentication with OTP to access all remote services offered. Once you have signed in you can select the service you want. […]

Home Office – Linux

What is special about Linux? Linux, traditionally, has had worse support for the Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) than Windows and OS X/macOS due to a smaller user base, less interest from Microsoft to ensure support and alternative protocols for connecting to Linux-environments. What is special about portal.nmbu.no and the RDP-files found there? Portal.nmbu.no uses Remote […]