Tag Archives: troubleshooting

Fixing grub error about unsigned kernel in Ubuntu

Just a quick note in case someone else runs into the same issue as me: I have a machine running Ubuntu 18.04 (LTS), and in order to get some of the hardware working, I used ukuu to upgrade the kernel … Continue reading

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Ubuntu: GPG public key not available during apt-get update

I have recently had a problem where apt-get update complained with errors like this (but more of them): W: GPG error: http://mirror.internode.on.net utopic Release: The following signatures couldn’t be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY 40976EAF437D05B5 NO_PUBKEY 3B4FE6ACC0B21F32 … Continue reading

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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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