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[19 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Ubuntu Blank Screen on Boot

Have you ever installed Ubuntu, rebooted and then got a blank screen? It does not mean Ubuntu has crashed on you. This has happened to me on version 10 and 11 of Ubuntu. It appears Ubuntu does not have video drivers for certain video adapters such as Nvidia cards.

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[20 Mar 2011 | No Comment | ]
Boot to single user mode in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

There are occasions when the single user mode comes in handy. Take for example last week. I was messing around with iptables and I added to much restriction on my deny rules. As such, I could not log in to the network and get myself authenticated.
At first, it was very disheartening to find out that you locked yourself out of your own system. On the other hand, it becomes a challenge and you find it a valuable experience. What you find is that whatever you may have done with your …

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[12 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Installing Ubuntu 9.10 on a Mac

If you are using a Mac, you might be tempted to stay away from any other operating system. Since the Mac is so easy to use and has a nice user interface, why would you bother using anything else?

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[12 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Install Adobe Acrobat Reader on Ubuntu

Question: How do I install Adobe Acrobat Reader on Ubuntu? Do I need to install it?

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[7 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
Things To Do After Installing Ubuntu

Out of the box, Ubuntu comes with a lot of applications already installed. However, there are some additional steps you may wish to add or configure after installing Ubuntu. If you don’t know what is Ubuntu, you should start by going here. You will be glad you did. Ubuntu is a Linux-based operating system which means it is free of charge. It will open your eyes to a brand new world you have never experience before especially if you have been using Microsoft Windows all your life.

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[6 Feb 2011 | One Comment | ]
Install Eclipse and PyDev on Ubuntu

Installing Eclipse and PyDev on Ubuntu require some configuration. The process isn’t for the faint of heart. It isn’t a complicated process but it requires a number of steps that you have to do in sequence. The good news is that you only have to do it once.

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[6 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
How to Install and Configure Ubuntu 6.10

This document shows you how to install and configure Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) from scratch. Installation is pretty straightforward if you know what you are doing. Once you have done it once, it is very easy. If you have not done it before, you can use these steps to guide you through the process.