Posts Tagged “Ubuntu”

Dell 2130cn printer driver for Ubuntu

by oneafrikan on July 29, 2009

If you’ve got the Dell 2130cn color laser printer, I’ve found the following driver works on Ubuntu: Generic PCL 6/PCL XL Printer Foomatic/pxlmono Source:,7527 Hope that helps someone ;-)

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say

by oneafrikan on June 4, 2009

Since my days of doing grass diversity research in the communal grazing lands adjacent to the Kruger National Park, I’ve always felt that the world needs top down impetus and proactiveness, but bottom up implementation. So in short, help from (…)

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A quote from Desmond Tutu

by oneafrikan on June 2, 2009

Desmond Tutu spoke at my school once, and he was awesome. Always enjoyed his sense of humour and pragmatism towards the issues we face. Came across this, this morning, and wanted to share: “A person with ubuntu is open and (…)

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Jaunty Jackalope upgrade issues – evolution, window decoration, workspace switcher, ALT-TAB not working

by oneafrikan on May 19, 2009

Anyone having any issues with evolution, their keyboard shortcuts or window decoration, after an upgrade to Jaunty Jackalope? [updated: my solution, at least for now, at the bottom] Am finding the following so far, with visual (desktop) effects set to (…)

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Evolution problem “Summary and folder mismatch, even after a sync”

by oneafrikan on March 11, 2009

Been getting a weird error message on Evolution, “Summary and folder mismatch, even after a sync” for my Sent items folder, which seems to have been sorted out using the following solution. I couldn’t find the “~” file in gnome (…)

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Using IMAP for GMail with Evolution, and working offline

by oneafrikan on February 23, 2009

Update: Evolution seems to show some mails and not others…. am finding that txt emails, or small emails, are viewable offline, but other not…. The search continues…. ~~~ Frequently of late, I’m finding I’m not online, so getting through email (…)

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VirtualBox hack for accessing USB / external drives

by oneafrikan on February 19, 2009

If you want to access an external drive or device in VirtualBox, and you’re either not using USB in VirtualBox, or don’t have it working yet (as I don’t – in time tho’…), then simply create a symlink in your (…)

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