The Ubuntu page for reporting a bug does a good job of hiding the actual launchpad URL for filing a bug. Here is a direct one
By halfgaar, 2 months ago, on December 27, 2016, at 12:12 |
I've been needing IE for testing payformystay.com for some time now, but now I'm studying and I need it to work with some interactive Silverlight stuff.
By Rowan Rodrik, 5 years ago, on April 16, 2012, at 14:04 |
My Xen DomU's that I upgraded to 11.4 no longer booted, because the xen-blkfront module is missing from the initramfs. To fix, do this when you get the initramfs prompt:
By halfgaar, 5 years ago, on September 02, 2011, at 12:09 |
I've encountered this error occasionally when loggin in: -bash: warning: setlocale: LC_ALL: cannot change locale (nl_NL.UTF-8)
By halfgaar, 6 years ago, on March 22, 2011, at 11:03 |
The current kernel in Ubuntu Maverick has a problem with shutting down when running as a Xen DomU (guest). When the VM has more than 1 VCPU, it won't reboot or shutdown.
By halfgaar, 6 years ago, on February 18, 2011, at 15:02 |
My youngest sister has retired her big-ass (17") Acer TravelMate (model 7513WSMi 7510) with a more modern offering from Sony. That was last year. Now, she thought it'd be a good idea to donate it to our oldest sister. But since the thing has always “run” like a pig with Windows Vista, her girl-geek instincts thought it better if I'd equip the old monster with Ubuntu Linux instead.
By Rowan Rodrik, 6 years ago, on February 03, 2011, at 00:02 |
The video on my mom's laptop, A Fujitsu Siemens Esprimo Mobile V5535, had recently gone awry. At the time, the laptop was running Ubuntu 9.04 (I think). Reconfiguring the driver didn't do much good, so I upgraded the machine to 10.04, hoping that that would fix it. It didn't.
By Rowan Rodrik, 6 years ago, on January 18, 2011, at 23:01 |
Edit: This doesn't work anymore I don't think, because more modern versions check for SMTP conflicts and don't allow this.
By halfgaar, 6 years ago, on December 12, 2010, at 19:12 |
Because Arnold Pilon is migrating his workplace to Apple, I could get his old PC and peripherals for free. Among its peripherals was an old HP LaserJet 6P, still perfectly working.
By Rowan Rodrik, 7 years ago, on January 30, 2010, at 01:01 |
I wanted the dates on my Kubuntu system to be shown as Dutch dates. Therefore, I needed to add a locale. The place to do it is in /var/lib/locales/supported.d/local. It now contains this:
By halfgaar, 8 years ago, on June 16, 2009, at 11:06 |