i was cleaning up my laptop today. Totally cleared of everything from it and did a fresh install of Ubuntu. Played around with Gwibber, but somehow did not like it. Couldn't see it working 20 minutes after configuring and logging. It was showing only one direct message which i had recieved 2 days back. so … Continue reading AutoStart TweetDeck during System Startup
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!
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.
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)
Like i had said in the previous post, i installed xfce or xubuntu-desktop. First i installed it in my laptop, and played around. it was nice, Though i couldn't find any difference in performance in my laptop (core 2 duo, 2 GB of Ram). It was slightly different and interesting. But after around an hour … Continue reading An improved Desktop…..
Dad has started to complain that the system's responsiveness is becoming less and less day by day. (you load junk, then it is sure to go down). Well any way, Now how can i make it responsive, i mean i have to wait atleast 6 - 7 secs for firefox or chrome to open, and the system … Continue reading researching xfce…
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
I have been trying for a complete switch to Linux in my laptop for a long time. Though i achieved it for my desktop in home, Every time i get a plan to switch to linux, the Engg dept comes up with a new version which makes me to wait some more. But with WINE … Continue reading Orangescape Studio
ok. Before i start,.... This is about having only the look of windows 7 on a linux rig. nothing more. If you might take any offence, then leave without reading any further. And this is not a total convert, just the look of the desktop. Ok. So, Today, out of the blue, i had a … Continue reading Masquerading Ubuntu Karmic as Windows 7
It seems strange. The problems which i faced in my desktop, i did not face in my laptop. Does it mean that is has goto to do something only with my desktop. A few repos are failing consistently during updation both in my Desktop and laptop. And lately when installing some software, it takes … Continue reading Karmic Updates (cont)