Posts Tagged “Ubuntu”

VirtualBox 2.1 Install Error – Conflict with Earlier Versions

by oneafrikan on February 19, 2009

When I need windoze then I use VirtualBox, which does a great job of makig virtualisation easy… … except for installing the newest version…. So here’s something that might help if you’re in the same baot: _ virtualbox.org :: View (…)

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Battery “Last full charge” value decreasing in Thinkpad T42p

by oneafrikan on December 17, 2008

Posted on Ubuntu forums, getting desperate ;-) Hey All, Wonder if anyone could shed some light on this? Since switching to Ubuntu, I’ve been through two standard batteries, and am onto another 9 cell extended battery, which is starting to (…)

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ubuntu /dev/sda1 full in system monitor; machine grinds to halt; basic properties say different

by oneafrikan on December 12, 2008

Just posted a thread in the Ubuntu forums: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=6354500#post6354500 OK so last night I was doing an rsync backup, as you do on a Thursday evening, and rsync stalled saying something about not enough memory… So I had a look (…)

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Skype sound / audio problems on Ubuntu 8.10, with Thinkpad T42p

by oneafrikan on November 18, 2008

So recently I upgraded to Ubuntu Intrepid Ibex, which I’ve found to be a real improvement (but that’s another story), and then I installed the newer version of Skype which supports video. Chat works fine, but I ran into a (…)

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Canonical adds Parallels to Ubuntu partner repository

by oneafrikan on February 12, 2008

Interesting news… As I’m gonna be switching to Ubuntu soon, gives another option for virtualisation on the desktop… ;-) _ Canonical adds Parallels to Ubuntu partner repository – Download Squad If you go to to the add/remove applications window in (…)

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Looking forward to Ubuntu 7.10 Release

by oneafrikan on October 19, 2007

I’m looking forward to the next release of Ubuntu, and if things go well in Technovated Towers then I’m gonna make the switch to Ubuntu for sure. Ubuntu 7.10 Release Candidate | Ubuntu The Ubuntu developers are hurrying to bring (…)

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Welcome to the Kindo Beta release!

by oneafrikan on September 7, 2007

This has been a long time coming, and it feels good to finally get there, albeit with a mountain still to climb!!! Personal reflective blog post to follow soon… A little while ago we released an Alpha to a small (…)

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