(Continued from Highway to Dell, part three.) Before buying the Dell Inspiron1525 I did some research and I found a thread about PPP problems with Ubuntu on the machine. I sent a PM to the author of the post and asked of his/her experiences. I got this reply (quoted with permission): I am no longer… Continue reading Highway to Dell, part four
Swedish telecom operator TeliaSonera has introduced a mobile data service where you agree to view ads on every web site visited. This service is provided by a company called Novarra. The ads are part of the deal, so the customer get what they pay (or rather don’t pay) for. It also seems that they filter… Continue reading “Novarra”, or “Surf Closed” or “How to put ads on all websites”
Click to enlarge: Nice, huh?
I looked in Apache’s error_log file and noticed multiple lines like this: an unknown filter was not added: DEFLATE After thinking a bit I recalled that I added the following line in the .htaccess file in the root directory for on one of my domains, but never tested it properly: AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/html text/plain text/xml… Continue reading an unknown filter was not added: DEFLATE
Click to enlarge: The Øresund Agile 2008 conference runs 9-11 juni in Malmö, Sweden. Full conference program will be available on March 15.
(Continued from Highway to Dell, part two.) The trackpad is much easier to work with since I followed these instructions. I also set MaxTapTime to "0" (zero) to disable tapping on the trackpad, and SHMConfig to "on" so that I can use synclient, gsynaptics or similar programs to play with the settings at runtime. The… Continue reading Highway to Dell, part three
(Continued from Highway to Dell, part one.) Yesterday I swapped hard disk drive in the Dell Inspiron 1525 (without even booting Windows Vista), inserted the DVD with ubuntu-dell-1525n-intelvideo-reinstall.iso downloaded from //linux.dell.com/files/ubuntu/iso-images/ and installed Ubuntu. Everything I’ve tried worked out of the box except the wireless network. The Dell 1395 wireless network started working when I… Continue reading Highway to Dell, part two
I browsed the list of protocols provided as part of Microsoft Interoperability but I couldn’t spot anything of use for SynCE. Anyway, I hope that this is a good move in general and not a new oxymoron.
According to Mark Shuttleworth’s announcement yesterday the name of the autumn release of Ubuntu will be Intrepid Ibex.
(Kind of continued from About to buy a new laptop.) I ordered a Dell Inspiron 1525 on Februrary 12 and the delivery was estimated to Match 17. A few minutes to 7 AM this morning the delivery company called and said they were to deliver before lunch today! Unfortunately I had to call back and… Continue reading Highway to Dell, part one