OMG! My Web Cam works!

Wow!  Lucid did its first wow, and may be the only wow i suppose.  My web cam works.  now i can use every piece of hardware that is present in my laptop.  I can't say that the problem was linux.  Actually the problem was my webcam, it did not come with drivers for linux.  some … Continue reading OMG! My Web Cam works!

Upgrading Karmic to Lucid.

As I said in the previous post.  I tried to do what was said in ubuntu website to upgrade to lucid. i pressed Alt+F2 and then typed update-manager -d and pressed enter, Update Manager opener, there was a message at the top that Ubuntu 10.04 was available, and i clicked the upgrade button, but then … Continue reading Upgrading Karmic to Lucid.

Upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

Lucid is released today,  and i am gonna upgrade.  i just booted in to Karmic.  writing this as i am preparing for upgrading.  This is gonna be my second time doing an upgrade.  Am yet to do a successful upgrade.  The last time i did an upgrade was from Mandriva 2008 Spring to Mandriva 2009, which ended … Continue reading Upgrading to Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)

Voice Chat + Microphone + Sound recorder

Yesterday! I was starting to get some shut eye in the evening when my uncle (dad's brother aka Prof.) called.  It was the usual how are you, where are you, what are you doing call.  Suddenly, his daughter (she want's to be an astronaut.) and her younger sister (we call her scientist, coz she wears … Continue reading Voice Chat + Microphone + Sound recorder

AutoStart Guake during System Startup

Well, all those who love to use terminal or are in need of using terminal frequently, would know about Guake,  which bring terminal with a touch of a button.  But the thing is after it is installed, it does not start up automatically during system startup.  It was a bit frustrating for me, I searched … Continue reading AutoStart Guake during System Startup