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    [kubuntu] Re: No xserver on Sony Vaio Pro 13

    Most things seem to work - at least I haven't heard anything to the contrary. Only exception (apart from wifi): It's not possible to watch films: mplayer and dragonplayer only play the audio and show...
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    [kubuntu] Re: No xserver on Sony Vaio Pro 13

    Hi,

    it's not my laptop, I installed Ubuntu for someone else. Next week I'll probably learn more on how it works. I'll let you know. But you should probably try it with Debian testing (jessie) and...
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    [kubuntu] [Solved] Re: No xserver on Sony Vaio Pro 13

    For some reason grub installed a bootmgfw.efi that wasn't working. But there was a backup file
    /boot/efi/EFI/Microsoft/Boot/bkpbootmgfw.efi Renaming a copy of this file to bootmgfw.efi and running...
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    [kubuntu] Re: No xserver on Sony Vaio Pro 13

    Kubuntu 13.10 solves all mentioned problems (apart from wifi) and allows a UEFI install from the stick. But for some reason grub now doesn't boot Windows 8 and simply restarts. :-(
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    [kubuntu] No xserver on Sony Vaio Pro 13

    On a week old Vaio (svp132a1cm) I managed to install Kubuntu 13.04 alongside Windows 8 (disabling secure boot, setting the bios to legacy and running boot-repair after the install).

    Grub works,...
  6. [ubuntu] Re: How to: Karmic Koala on Acer 1410 / 1810T/ 1810TZ

    Hi!

    Recently I noticed that the lifetime of the battery went down. As this might have to do with the upgrade to maverick (10.10) I had a closer look at what was happening to the various...
  7. [ubuntu] Re: How to: Karmic Koala on Acer 1410 / 1810T/ 1810TZ

    It's not a good idea to shut down cron and anacron altogether. You might try
    ls /etc/cron.* in order to see, what programs are started by the daemon. Therefore I moved the statements stopping the...
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