Tag Archives: kubuntu

My Discovery of the Week: Installing Applications via Krunner

I accidently stumbled upon this feature while trying to run skype via krunner when something else I did not quite intend showed up as I was typing skype into krunner I wasn’t quite interested in beneath-a-steel-sky (whatever that is) but &helli...;

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Better Clickpad Support for Ubuntu 11.04

Ever since I got my HP probook 4420s I have been on a search for the Touchpad (or Clickpad as it is called) Nirvana. On Kubuntu 10.10 Out of the box the clickpad was basically useless, right click and middle … Continue reading →...

Posted in KDE, kubuntu, Multitouch, Ubuntu | Tagged , , , , | 31 Comments

Turning Wireless on Causes Laptop to Freeze on Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal? My Work Around

It all started.. …after I installed Kubuntu 11.04 beta, everything was going smooth, wireless worked out of the box, (unlike 10.10 where I had to install some freedom hating broadcom driver) I had the awesome kde 4.6.2, seating on top … ...

Posted in Broadcom Wireless, Connectivity, Gnome, Installation, KDE, kubuntu, Linux Admin, Ubuntu | Tagged , , , , | 22 Comments

Enable MultiTouch Support for Clickpad On Ubuntu 10.10

NB if you are on U|K|Xubuntu 11.04 there is a better workaround were both right / middle click and multitouch works and works way better than this. Although I don’t know if same would work on Ubuntu 10.10. One thing … Continue reading &r...;

Posted in Clickpad, Gnome, KDE, kubuntu, Multitouch, Ubuntu | Tagged , , , , | 38 Comments