Here is quick guide on how to easily install the DS management console on Ubuntu using alien. This has worked on every release of Ubuntu I have tried.
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I consider myself a wholehearted proponent of the righteous war against the nefarious CapsLock key. Here is how you can go about fighting the good fight on your local turf; be it Windows, OSX, or Linux.
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I ran into this immensely handy command for specifying which OS you want to boot into on your next boot. You simply run “grub-reboot” and specify the menu item (which can be found in /boot/grub/grub.cfg) you want to boot into.
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The default synaptics driver settings in Linux are a little wonky, and are far from the feel of using the touchpad in OSX. I have spent some (read: too much) time tweaking these settings to a much more usable config.
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I recently installed 10.10 on my MacBook Pro and noticed that whenever I went into battery mode, my wireless connectivity was severely crippled. A look at iwconfig confirmed that the wifi power management was being enabled every time I yanked the plug. I scoured /etc and couldn’t find any acpi or pm event that would trigger this.
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