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Posted 05-17-2009 at 09:20 PM by David1357

When you are troubleshooting problems with your Linux installation, there are several utilities available that are not obvious to the first time user.

The first thing you will want to have access to during your troubleshooting is something called the "terminal" or the "console" depending on who is doing the speaking or writing. In either case, you should be able to start an instance of the "terminal" by accessing your menu. If you cannot find it, you...
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Ian Kevin Curtis

Posted 05-17-2009 at 04:58 PM by uinseann

R.I.P. Ian Curtis of Joy Division. Born 15th July 1956, Macclesfield Cheshire England. Died 18th May 1980 aged 23
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Installing Java 6 JDK on Ubuntu 9

Posted 05-15-2009 at 07:45 PM by Moorlie

This turned out to be easier than I hoped. It turns out that the Wubi install of Ubuntu that I am using has all the package repositories I needed to install Sun Java 6 JDK. The following command was all that was required:

sudo apt-get install sun-java6-bin sun-java6-jre sun-java6-jdk

More info can be found here:
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Dual booting Ubuntu 9 on HP Pavilion laptop

Posted 05-15-2009 at 07:18 PM by Moorlie
Updated 05-15-2009 at 07:21 PM by Moorlie

After much deliberation I decided to take the plunge and install Ubuntu on my laptop today. It's a basic HP Pavilion sporting an AMD Turino64 processor and an nVidia 7150m graphics card.

Then I got cold feet and decided I did not want to repartition my hard disk and run the risk of trashing my existing Vista install, too much work there. I opted to use Wubi, a Ubuntu installer that uses space on an existing Windows partition and adds a dual-boot menu.
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Simple network configuration ala tukang nggame

Posted 05-15-2009 at 07:08 AM by arisnb
Updated 05-17-2009 at 08:03 PM by arisnb

How to configure simple PC router ? Tukang Nggame have simple practice tips. You can configure your PC router with GNU/Linux Debian Lenny or the other.

You can download that topology as picture at

No we configure PC Router (ROUTER) and we use GNU/Linux Debian. If eth0 and eth1 DOWN :

ifconfig eth0 up
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