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  1. [ubuntu] Re: installing on Macbook Pro without OSX or CD drive

    The replies posted so far require booting from CD or USB, both of which I can't do.

    I did however find this page https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Installation/FromLinux which explains how to...
  2. [ubuntu] installing on Macbook Pro without OSX or CD drive

    There are a lot of posts about installing Ubuntu on a Mac, but most assume you have a working OSX installation or a working CD drive. My Mac hasn't been able to boot from CD/DVD for some time, and...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    I should mention that the new Viao S 15 has (optional) NVidia discrete graphics instead of the ATI graphics. If I configure it with only the integrated Intel graphics, that should avoid many of the...
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    [ubuntu] Re: New Sony Vaio s series Ubuntu compatibility

    Does anyone know how the new 2012 Sony S 15 compares to the 2011 model when it comes to installing Ubuntu? Are there any success stories? I'm quite experienced with linux installs, but don't want...
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    [all variants] Re: poor MacbookPro3,1 fan control in maverick

    I'm still having the problem, but I installed macfanctld from the mactel-support repository, and it ensures that the fan speed increases as soon as the temperature goes up. Nevertheless, I still get...
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    [all variants] poor MacbookPro3,1 fan control in maverick

    I've just upgraded from jaunty to maverick on my MacbookPro3,1. I have applesmc loaded, and use the stock Ubuntu packages, not the mactel packages. With jaunty, when I started cpu intensive jobs,...
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    [ubuntu] Re: when switch rebooted, network connection lost

    There's no vpn in my set-up. NetworkManager isn't automatically reconnecting to the wired network itself, and if I'm away from my office, that is a problem.

    Any other suggestions?
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    [ubuntu] when switch rebooted, network connection lost

    When there is a power failure at my university for about 30 minute, my computer stays up because of a UPS, but the switch it is connected to via ethernet is reset. After this, my machine loses...
  9. Re: Howto: Simple upgrade to Hardy's developing kernel - 2.6.24

    I installed the 24-4 kernel packages manually.
  10. Re: Howto: Simple upgrade to Hardy's developing kernel - 2.6.24

    I just tried 24-4, and the machine boots fine and the wireless network is also working fine. Suspend to ram seems more reliable, and for the first time I have a working microphone (had to check the...
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    Re: MagicSysRq keys for assistance with Ubuntu troubles

    Does anyone know how to type Alt Sysrq on a Macbook Pro?
  12. Re: Howto: Simple upgrade to Hardy's developing kernel - 2.6.24

    I just tried running the script on my Macbook Pro using the nvidia-glx-new drivers, and when I tried to reboot into the new kernel, it stopped while starting sshd. I switched to a new virtual...
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    Re: HowTo: Disable Synaptics Touchpad While Typing

    The same thing is happening for me with Gutsy on a Macbook Pro/Santa Rosa. I type "syndaemon -i 2", and when I hit a key, it says it is disabling the touchpad, and then 2 seconds later it says it is...
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