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Android / Linux: Dualboot entries in /boot/grub/menu.lst

Something old came back to me recently… In relation to the discussion under https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!topic/android-x86/xs9_mShRyFQ Situation: A netbook with Ubuntu (or any other Linux) and Android each on a separate partition.…

Linux: Howto show the Servers IP address at the login console

Howto show the Servers IP address at the login console I have a few test systems running as virtual guests and assign them IP Addresses from my DHCP. Ideally when…

Linux / VMware: Howto Increase a / (Root) LVM partition on a single vmdk without adding another partition

Howto Increase a / (Root) LVM partition on a single vmdk without adding another partition (For example under VMware Workstation)   Increase Vmware partition and LVM Resize your vmdk under…

Cinnamon in Ubuntu 11.11 (OneiricOcelot) and 12.04 (PrecisePangolin)

How to install Cinnamon to Ubuntu 11.11 (OneiricOcelot) and 12.04 (PrecisePangolin) At presence: Cinnamon can be installed to Ubuntu 11.11 (OneiricOcelot) by using the Stable PPA while 12.04 (PrecisePangolin) is only supported by…

Ubuntu: reduce swappiness

My Ubuntu Netbook Is So Damn SLOW !!! Since Ubuntu 10.11 I spotted that Ubuntu is sometimes getting extreme sluggish on my Atom Netbook and starts to swap even though…

Ubuntu: How to uninstall VMWare Player or VMWare Workstation

Ubuntu: How to uninstall VMWare Player Trivial task and it took me to Google the right page (but I hope its getting better now with the right trackbacks) http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1364485 the…

Unity optimisation

Assuming someone is working on unity there might be 2 applets which are crucial to install 1. CPU frequency scaling applet in unity Indicator applet for displaying and changing CPU frequency…

Ubunty Unity-2D

There comes the time when you might update a slow specked device (Netbook) to a more recent Ubuntu version with Unity and realize somewhere after the install that “It seems that you do…

Hardware lister lshw

I recently run into the need to know what components I have inside my box without going upstairs and grabbing the screwdriver and going back downstairs, starting to unscrew the…

Ubuntu: Howto drastically speed up Firefox

Ubuntu: Howto drastically speed up Firefox Make firefox store its cache in the /tmp directory — which when we have moved it to a tmpfs according to this wiki is…