I just deleted an old Ubuntu off the Journo’s dual-boot Ubuntu/XP HP Pavillion, and along with it Ubuntu’s Grub and her Master Boot Record (MBR), which of course rendered the machine useless. Sigh. I had an Ubuntu 10.04 Lycid Lynx Live CD at hand (never leave home without it), so here’s how to repair anContinue reading “Repair XP MBR with only an Ubuntu Live CD”
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OpenBravo on Ubuntu Server 9.10
Fresh off several failed attempts to make OpenERP work on Ubuntu Sever 9.10, I’m hungry to make something work and so I’m diving straight into installing OpenBravo on Ubuntu Server 9.10.
How to make OpenERP work on Ubuntu Server 9.10
Yes, the title of this post is a good question. At the moment I don’t have the answer, but I sure am trying to find it and hopefully, by the end of this post I will have it. Update: I’ll save you some time and tell you now that I failed in making OpenERP workContinue reading “How to make OpenERP work on Ubuntu Server 9.10”
Ubuntu 9.04 64-bit on Acer Aspire 4535
I recently said goodbye to the Acer Aspire 4920 I was using for a brand new Acer Aspire 4535, a decision I might ultimately regret, time will tell.
Installing Firefox-3.5.tar.bz2 on Ubuntu 9.04
Your problem: you’re running Ubuntu and your current Firefox 3.0.11 is not offering you the much anticipated, very exciting upgrade to Firefox 3.5. So you’ve downloaded the firefox-3.5.tar.bz2 file and now you want to know how to install it. Update: If you’ve already installed Firefox 3.5 and now want to upgrade to Firefox 3.5.1 thenContinue reading “Installing Firefox-3.5.tar.bz2 on Ubuntu 9.04”
Windows XP running on Ubuntu
I’ve just managed a setup, which if I didn’t see or do it for myself, I wouldn’t believe it: I’m running Windows XP inside Ubuntu like another program.
Note to self: This is why I use Ubuntu
“Have you checked your computer for spyware, trojans and other malicious software, sir?”, asked the support tech at Telekom Malaysia’s Streamyx Support Line.
WorkRave on Ubuntu might just save your life
Don’t know about you, but I spend a lot of time on my computer. I mean, A LOT. Like many people, I work on my computer, so my work is totally reliant on my computer, so there’s nothing I can do that doesn’t involve my computer (god help me if one day we run outContinue reading “WorkRave on Ubuntu might just save your life”
Evolution uses only default smtp server
Einstein once said that one definition of madness is doing the same thing over and over for ever and ever expecting a different result. Well then, when it comes to computers, we should all be mad really, because such is the nature of the computer, that you could well do the same thing over andContinue reading “Evolution uses only default smtp server”
First look at the new Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron
It’s 11.32pm and I just finished cleaning my house and we all know that after cleaning house, there’s nothing more rewarding than cleaning your desktop too. I’m about to upgrade to and get a first look at the new Ubuntu 8.04 and you’re more than welcome to join the ride.