Ubuntu Forums Menu

Just found about this add-on: Ubuntu Forums Menu.
The extension adds additional navigation menu for Ubuntu Forums via main-menu and context to Firefox.
Get it from here.

Huawei E169 USB Stick

I just get my hand on an Huawei E169 USB Stick.
Works by default in Hardy and Intrepid (tested by me).
For advanced tool for this gadget, check out vodafone’s open source development site.

No virtualbox kernel driver after kernel upgrade

After kernel upgrade, your VirtualBox modules will not be updated.
As a result, your virtual machines will not work.
Here is a quick fix. Run this in your terminal:
sudo /etc/init.d/vboxdrv setup

How to remove Linux

I’ve just find out that Microsoft has an article on how to remove Linux and install Windows XP.

Pretty funny, huh?

Here’s the link: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/314458

Java is unable to print to CUPS printers

If you’re using a CUPS printer on Ubunutu (or other linux distro) you may not print from Java.
There is a quick fix taken from here.
Add an /etc/cups/client.conf file containing:
ServerName localhost

Terminator – nice multi terminal application for Linux

Hi folks!

I’ve been using Terminator for quite a long time now and I find it very usefull.

Install it in Ubuntu by running:
sudo apt-get install terminator

There is a feature I would like to see in the future releases: saving the […] Continue Reading…

Cannot use USB devices on Virtualbox 2 in Intrepid

There is a quick fix if you get some USB related errors when opening Preferences in Virtualbox 2.
You only have to add these lines in your /etc/fstab file:

# usbfs
none /proc/bus/usb usbfs devgid=46,devmode=664 0 0

Nokia N73 synchronization with opensync under Ubuntu 8.04

Yeap, Nokia N73 is a great phone and the N-Series PC Suite looks very nice.
But if you are using Linux, you can’t use the Windows PC Suite. Don’t hurry to fire up a Virtualbox or VMWare machine running Winblows […] Continue Reading…

Ubuntu 8.10 on Lenovo ThinkPad T61

Just installed Ubuntu 8.10 on my T61. Works great!
I hated that bloated Vista Business!

Items that work out of the box:
– Nvidia: 2D works, 3D requires the installation of the proprietary drivers (nVidia Quadro NVS 140)
– Wireless: Atheros card
– Bluetooth […] Continue Reading…

New host!

Hi everybody! Today I’ve changed my hosting provider. Thanks to claudiuc!

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