Posts tagged Ubuntu


March 8, 2012, 4:58 p.m. bootstrap , edubuntu , grub , Ubuntu

I have an Acer Aspire One netbook, or should I say I had one? The kids lifed it a while back. I decided that they could keep it and to install Edubuntu on it. The netbook originally shipped with Windows 7 starter but the first thing I did was install Fedora on it - neither of which is really suitabl ...

Adobe Air on 64bit systems

Jan. 15, 2011, 7:22 a.m. air , RIA , Ubuntu , virtualization

What's the most god damned piece of software that you might have to install on a 64 bit linux system? It's either Adobe Air or Adobe Flash. Of course there are free alternatives to adobe flash like gnash, but they are much worse. My solution for flash is to live without it, but unfortunately I need ...

Acer Aspire Card Reader on Linux

Jan. 4, 2011, 2:32 p.m. netbook , Ubuntu

The Acer Aspire One has a built in card reader. Unfortunately it didn't work out of the box when Fedora was installed on it. The reason is that the main stream kernel does not include a driver for the reader which is actually made by ENE. Dec 27 19:44:52 radnetbook kernel: [ 138.889348] usb 1-5: U ...