Ubuntu 22

This seems a bit unstable, actually a bit unfair but they have changed how they deal with bursting swap, and firefox at least uses snap and so I may need some more tools. Here are my notes …

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More on Ubuntu 20

This was originally written to collect a series of tips about augmenting the build, but I have a problem with stability and reboot. Here are my notes …

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Back to Ubuntu

I have left Elementary and returned to Ubuntu, which is on v20 now. I am tired of having Linux stuff just not work. Elementary’s distro upgrade path is a menace, there’s no RDP, cloud disks are a pain in the butt, and now I found problems with bluetooth. Here are my notes on starting up…

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Ubuntu on AWS

While writing my piece on DAAS, two years ago, where I came to the conclusion that Azure was a better host, I also looked at Ubuntu on Amazon. Here are my notes which consist mainly of videos.

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Installing pump.io

I have had to do an install of pumpi.io a couple of times now and decided to write a script which I have put on GitHub since I only ever return after I have forgotten everything I learnt last time. 

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Linux Power Management

Been trying to get my latest Linux Laptop to behave nicely while on battery. It’s an Elementary Luna build. I came to the conclusion that there’s not much that can be done; it’s one of those things we leave to the OS authors, in this case Canonical.

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Erlang

I had a quick look to check out erlang and installed it on one of my VMs. I also checked out what “Hello World” looked like. Stackoverflow has a getting started article here…. This article is currently just a couple of links.

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Installing Elementary OS using a USB

I am planning to install a linux on my last laptop, It is an HP Probook and has no CD/DVD. I need to choose a Linux, this, elementry os looks good and is derived from Ubuntu. I’ll need to create a bootable USB stick, this page might help. Unetbootin is also poined to on the…

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Ubuntu 13.10

I am installing this on the Mac under Virtual Box. This snip is about Ubuntu. The first problem is that it comes with quite a bit of crap installed and the Unity search is over zealous and too network noisy. This might be helpful, an article about the first 10 things to do. I seem…

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System V init scripts

I really like Ubuntu’s system V initialisation scripts and features. This is now based on the LSB standard. The Debian Wiki documents how to make an LSB init script here….

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