Tag Archives: troubleshooting

Using My PC as a Temporary Wifi Access Point

Last weekend there was an electrical storm which took out my wireless access point. My Ubuntu desktop PC is wired and also has a wireless card, so today I set my mind to a temporary wifi solution until I get … Continue reading

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Android Hardware Dvorak

I wanted to be able to type in Dvorak with the hardware keyboard of my ASUS SL-101 eeePad Slider. This involved gaining root access to my device. I was surprised at how difficult it was to find clear instructions about … Continue reading

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Reinstalling ASUS Eee PC Linux

This post is for the Googlers of the future. I’ve been fiddling with an ASUS Eee PC (701SDX) that originally came with Linux (Eee’s Xandros variant), but had had a different OS installed over the top of it. I wanted … Continue reading

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Again: Broadcom Wireless BCM43224, Ubuntu

Update 2013-02-27: This solution on Ask Ubuntu is much better, because it includes properly packaged things that should update when you upgrade Ubuntu. Update 2012-10-24: The patch is no longer available on Broadcom’s website, but it can be found here. … Continue reading

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Unity Launcher/Sidebar Missing on Ubuntu 11.10

As I mentioned previously, I recently installed Ubuntu 11.10 on a new laptop. Then Unity stopped working. And so did Unity 2D. This is a problem, since those are the only two desktop sessions installed by default with the latest … Continue reading

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