Some of your fellow Ubuntu users are putting together software to automatically detect and install wireless drivers for a variety of wireless cards and we need your help. If your wireless connection is working, please run the command below and post the result on this thread. Make sure you copy and paste the whole command.
sudo lshw -C network | grep -e "product:" -e "vendor:" -e "configuration:" | sed -r "s|ip=* ||g"
This is a great benefit to the Ubuntu community. Please help support it by visiting the original post... read more
Great news! Take a look at this super tool from ubuntu-nl.org:
This is a web application that can create custom sources.list files for various version of Ubuntu. The sources.list file tells the packaging system where it can look for software to install. The generator can add many additional sources, including those for proprietary software. Using this, generator you can create your own custom sources.list from various available sources. It's VERY easy to use!
**Remember to back up your existing sources.list file i... read more
Did you buy your desktop or laptop with Vista already installed? Do you want to switch to Ubuntu; but don't want to lose the great looking Vista ClearType fonts (CTF)? If you've answered yes, then this "blurb" is for you.
Installing the fonts on your "Ubuntu Powered" system is not that difficult. Note: the following is only legal to do if you paid for your copy or OEM copy of Vista. If you did not pay for Vista, doing the following is illegal and you could get in trouble. Also, I have read rumours that these fonts a... read more
Anyone interested in video surveillance... Here's a great resource to building a VERY high quality surveillance system on an Ubuntu box. I found this a great resource (as one of my business operations is SeeGuard Surveillance Systems Inc. - seeguard.com).
This is a great resource for two reasons.
1) Build surveillance systems without investing in excessive OS or software costs. Therefore, it provides installers the ability to provide more competitive costs to clients.
2) Maintain high quality video surveillance... read more
It's been some time since my last post as I've been away and working on other projects.
Since returning, I've had a couple friends ask if I could build an Ubuntu based computer for them. One in particular was looking for a higher powered unit.
I've always found that Ubuntu installs very well on any system I've used, but I've never done so, with the most-up-to-date hardware. Where could I come up with a definitive source that would spell out the specific hardware components currently installed? After much Googling I... read more