Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic on Dell E4300

1) OS
I installed on an expresscard ssd to keep the xp on the HD intact.
Ubuntu 9.10 64 bit. I skipped swap and selected ext2 (becuase of ssd)

set visual effects to None

2) Problem with touchpad

Qickfix (will kill also mouse config possibilities)
sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/options and add:

options psmouse proto=bare

2) Applications

(unmute mic in sound preferences)
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
deb karmic cairo-dock

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins