Image upload does not work on my Ubuntu 7.10 laptop and WordPress 2.5. I’ll check using my Vista box. I’ll also setup a new scratch blog and see if it’s some setting or plugin I’m using. The 1.5 development version of Simple Tags seems to work with 2.5 now.
Today it’s President’s Day, it’s raining, and the kids are off this week. So naturally I am goofing around with my PC. I’ll head to the basement soon to play with the kids but first I want to setup something on my workstation. My main workstation is a Dell 700 720 with a Core 2… Read more Ubuntu 7.10 on Virtual PC 2007
Last night ran the command ‘sudo update-manager -c’ and after a few prompts left the laptop running the distribution upgrade to Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon. This morning I rebooted it at the prompt and poof I’m upgraded. I usually don’t think that Linux has a real chance on the desktop; it’s just not the consumers… Read more Upgraded the laptop to Gutsy Gibbon
Fixing the MBR on Vista 64 bit or how to remove GRUB from Vista. Keep this link handy, it saved me a lot of time. Well running Ubuntu 7.10 beta did not work as well as I planned. The 2 GB USB memory stick I had laying around was too small. This caused the installer… Read more Ubuntu on a USB stick with XPS 720
Update 6/3/2009: Follow the instructions here at PenDriveLinux.com for Ubuntu 9.04, it works with the Dell XPS 720 very well. The only odd thing is that I have to re-enable the NVidia drivers between reboots. When you do enable it, don’t reboot. Just log out and let the auto login go and you can use… Read more Installing Ubuntu on a Dell XPS 720
After 5 years or so my IBM T40 laptop gave up the ghost. Dead hardrive. Given how cheap laptops are today I’ll probably go to Costco and pick up an HP laptop. The old laptop ran Ubuntu 7.04. I’ll probably leave the new one running Vista. I personally like running Ubuntu but other people use… Read more Ubuntu laptop died
I’m running the beta of Feisty Fawn (Ubuntu 7.04) with no problem at all. Everything is working fine and I’m keeping it on the T40.
So far so good. I have tried the following with my Ubuntu installation: Tried to get Compiz running on my laptop Updated Ubuntu 6.10 Edgy to 7.04 Fiesty Fawn Get Steam working on my laptop running Ubuntu Compiz works badly. I think it’s the xserver I am using. I’ve un-installed it already; my laptop probably… Read more Ubuntu and Steam
Update: Well the keyconfig extension no longer works despite hacking the install.rdf in the file. I had to follow the instructions located at this website. On my Ubuntu laptop I did the following at a bash shell prompt: Did a search for “mainKeyset” and right after the line <keyset id=”mainKeyset”> I added the following two… Read more Ubuntu 6.10 on a IBM T40 laptop
For about a week my IBM T40 laptop has been acting bizarre. It boots, complains about different problems, and none of the network connections work at all. Using the few tools I have for XP, I can’t get the thing to work. It’s gotten to the point where I have to dig out the IBM… Read more Laptop committed XP suicide