Posts Tagged 'karmic koala'



Restart Previous Apps on Reboot

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Often we need to reboot but find it annoying to have to reopen our work.

Here's how to make your Ubuntu PC recall running programmes and load them when you restart the machine into another session.

(This is also about the shortest blog post I've ever written!)

Navigate the menu:-

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Useful Copy/Paste Repos List

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Repositories store Ubuntu software packages & libraries online. Here's a guide to them, to using access keys, and my own repository list for you to copy & paste.

When you need some package – maybe a library, an application, whatever – just type in the name, it downloads and installs, together with whatever dependent files are required. Hey, it'll even ...

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RAM up Your SWAP for Improved Stability

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Clearly, the order of the day is to RAM your machine up to the hilt, but enhancing the use of the swap file can also be a benefit. Here's how, using Swappiness.

Why? Because ..

Computing can be very RAM-intensive. Say, you are running a graphics editor, a web browser or two, office apps and, who knows, maybe even a video editor.

Then there's ...

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Setting Up Ubuntu’s Koala – the_guv’s Verdict

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Following on from my Ultimate PC Setup Guide, installing Jaunty, here's a look at the new kid, Karmic Koala. What's new, worse, better? My verdict ..

Karmic Koala's out in a couple of weeks. As promised, I'll be updating the Jaunty install guide for the new edition and, as a prequel ...

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