Getting wireless to stop disconnecting on HP ProBook 430 G2 on Ubuntu 14.04 (Linux)

The default wireless driver settings for the HP ProBook 430 G2 on Ubuntu Linux 14.04 makes the internet connection drop frequently and the wireless connection first works again when the machine has been rebooted (or the wireless netcard driver has been removed and added again). The solution is to change the driver settings (disable e.g. […]

Installing Quake III Arena for Linux (especially x64 bit)

The original installer for Quake III Arena will not work on my Ubuntu 12.10 x64 – I have tried many solutions with no luck 🙁 However, Quake III Arena is opensource (except data such as music and graphics) now and some nice people have made a great installer (link) where we only need to add […]

Install Tex Live 2011 on Ubuntu 12.04

The default Tex Live package in Ubuntu 12.04 is very outdated (version 2009) which is bad because it does not contain e.g. the paralist package that is great for making compact lists. This is easy to fix, just install the newest Tex Live directly from the source (Tex Live 2011 @ Tex Users Group) – […]

Install HP LaserJet M1132 MFP printer drivers at Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot Linux hplib hp-setup hp-plugin

UPDATE: For Ubuntu 12.04 it has become much easier to install the HP LaserJet M1132 MFP – use this guide instead if you have Ubuntu 12.04: LINK. Start your terminal by pressing: CTRL+ALT+T SKIP IF YOU ARE NOT 64 BIT USER 1. Setup 64 bit libraries for current user: export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:/usr/lib64/ Make this permanent: gedit […]

Remove old Linux Kernels from Dualboot Grub Startup Menu using Ubuntu

First of all, determine which Linux Kernel version you are running using the command: sudo uname -r Then go to System ->Administration -> “Synaptic Package Manager”. Search for “linux-image-“, arrange by installed packages (click at the column header most to the left) and then completely remove all linux kernels (linux-images) that are older than you […]