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  1. [ubuntu] Re: Running Ubuntu 12.04 on a 2012 MacBook Air (5,2)

    Works like charm.

    I created BOOT USB and that's it.

    Total installation took 10 mins.

    Also I am getting 7 hours battery!!!!

    Shiva:)
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    [ubuntu] Re: MacbookAir 2,1 won't boot

    MacbookAir 2,1 won't boot from reFIT.

    Press the ALT key while booting and then select the CD.

    It should boot.

    Also after installation, everytime you have to select alt key while booting and...
  3. [ubuntu] Re: no sound in laptop speakers after kernel upgrade

    Install gnome-alsamixer and ensure that all channels are unmuted and to its maximum.

    That should work.

    Shiva
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    Re: MacbookAir2,1 11.10 reboots

    Well.. Thanks for the help (I didn't get any).

    Found out that I should not boot from refit. I hold ALT key while booting and select the windows HDD. When the grub is loaded i just choose the...
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    MacbookAir2,1 11.10 reboots

    Hi,

    I was able to successfully install 11.10 from livecd on MacbookAir 2,1.

    However, it doesn't boot. It shows the grub screen and when I select the appropriate line it just reboots.

    I have...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound on a Macbook Pro 5,5?

    Just repeat the step in http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=7627817&postcount=98

    Post 98. It will work.

    Shiva
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound on a Macbook Pro 5,5?

    After you follow #98, make sure that the volume sliders are up to maximum.

    I found that they were muted and front speaker slider was at its lowest. Once I restored them to max everything was...
  8. [ubuntu] Re: microphone input doesn't work in skype / jaunty

    Try setting up pulseaudio and use that as input device from SKYPE. It works very well.

    Shiva
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound on a Macbook Pro 5,5?

    Follow this post bit by bit and it should work.

    http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=7627817&postcount=98

    Shiva
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound on a Macbook Pro 5,5?

    No.

    Shiva
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound on a Macbook Pro 5,5?

    You uncheck "Allow skype to change mixer levels" In sound options. It will work.

    Shiva
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    [ubuntu] Re: Sound on a Macbook Pro 5,5?

    Hi,

    I installed and configured pulseaudio and it rocks.

    Also Skype 2.1 beta works excellent with PULSE!

    Shiva
  13. [ubuntu] Re: Cannot install "build-essential" on PPC 8.04

    Try "sudo apt-get -f install"

    Shiva
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    [kubuntu] MacbookPro5,5 microphone skype

    Dear All,

    Anybody got MacbookPro5,5 mic working with skype.

    It works with arecord and I am able to hear sound.

    How do I make it work with SKYPE?

    Regards,
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    [ubuntu] Re: Only 2GB RAM gets detected

    Thank you. I was so silly putting this question. Now its resolved.

    Shiva
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    [ubuntu] Only 2GB RAM gets detected

    I have a MacbookPro5,5 with 4GB RAM. However, in Jaunty with kernel 2.6.28-15 only 2.8 GB is getting detected

    See the respective outputs.

    shiva@shiva-laptop:/var/cache/apt/archives$ free -b
    ...
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    [ubuntu] 1440x900 resolution in Macbookpro5,5

    I got 1440x900 resolution for Macbookpro5,5 with nvidia 9400M.

    However, I am getting only 1280x800 in Jaunty. I have the latest NVIDIA driver 190.xx.

    Regards,

    Shiva :confused:
  18. [ubuntu] Re: How can i configure ZTE AC8710 on Ubuntu 9.04

    Do you still need help? Contact me.

    Shiva
  19. [ubuntu] Re: Can get ubuntu to boot from usb thumb drive.

    I installed refit on my MACBOOK PRO 1,1.

    Created an ext3 USB disk. I use this disk to install kubuntu intrepid.

    Installed grub using the following command.

    sudo grub-install...
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    [ubuntu] Re: "Network Configuration" not saving settings

    USE WICD. Its GOD for roaming/static users.

    Shiva
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