Posts Tagged: ubuntu

How to Fix the Numeric Keypad in Ubuntu

For second time in a week the numeric keypad on my keyboard stopped working under Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat). And since I had to, once again, Google the solution, I might as well post it here as a mental note-to-self: CTRL + SHIFT + NUMLOCK

Copying a DVD in Ubuntu

Total geekpost warning. Suppose that you’re using Ubuntu and you want to copy a DVD. There are of course several ways to do it, but if you’re not opposed to command line wrangling, just open a terminal and issue the following commands: sudo umount /dev/dvdrw1 readom dev=/dev/dvdrw1 f=/path/to/file.iso Where /dev/dvdrw1 is the path to your… Read more »

Re: Number 69

Since I installed Ubuntu on my PC, two new versions have been released. Yesterday, I first upgraded to 10.04 (Lucid Lynx) and then to 10.10 (Maverick Meerkat). As the update process went by like a breeze, this post, then, is just for future reference: As my Terratec EWX 24/96 sound card still does not seem… Read more »

Number 69

The last couple of months I came to the conclusion that my Windows XP installation was getting real messed up. Something had to be done. So yesterday I decided that it was time to ditch Windows altogether and installed Ubuntu 9.10. That’s a big fat check-mark next to number 69 on my list of 100… Read more »