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Gateway T-6345U and Ubuntu Lucid

Well We are now around to Ubutu Lucid Lynx (10.04) and it looks like nothing has changed support wise, so to get the backlight to adjust, just add: [bash]nomodeset acpi_backlight=vendor[/bash] to the “GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT” section, right after “quiet splash” and before the closing quotation mark. Now run [bash]sudo update-grub[/bash] and you will be good to go! Reboot and try out your … Read More


Android 2.0.1 Sholes.info Edition 1.0-RC1!

(This requires SPRecovery 0.99.2b which I showed how to install thin the post about rooting and backing up your device. How to Root and Backup on your Droid) The people over at Sholes.info have been working extremely hard on putting together the big features of Android 2.1 for the Motorola Droids (Sholes) with Andrioid 2.1 installed. Their work has come … Read More


How to Root and Backup on your Droid

*Both Rooting and setting up the backup are potentially hazardous to your  Droid. You are responsible for everything that happens to your phone while following this tutorial, NOT ME. If you have problems while doing this, I may be able to help you if you email me at [email protected] or PM me on Freenode IRC network (nick: Flakeparadigm). ONLY continue … Read More


Setup Gmail SMTP in KMail

** Images in older articles have been lost ** After easily setting up your Gmail IMAP account in KMail (perhaps using a tutorial like the one featured on Jatecblog) you may wonder how to set up your outgoing SMTP acout too.  After some looking around, I don’t see much of anything on this subject other than people having problems setting … Read More


Import Reader Feeds into Akregator

** Images in older articles have been lost ** I just moved over to KDE 3.5 (the good old days) and was migrating everything over to Kontact (which includes Akregator) and decided it would be nice to import my Google Reader feeds into Akregator. I’ve compiled steps on how I did this myself. 1. Head over to Google Reader (http://google.com/reader/) … Read More