Tyler Nienhouse's Blog

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

Wii Remote as Mouse in Ubuntu 9.04

I’ve recorded a tutorial on how to set up a Wii Remote as a mouse in Ubuntu Jaunty Jackalope (9.04), and also written a text version below the video if you would prefer to use that. There is also a text version of this tutorial for those who like to copy and paste below this. This tutorial is an updated … Read More

Fix Ubuntu 9.04 ATI Driver Issue

(Edit: this tutorial does not work with Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala and I will unfortunately not be able to update it for Karmic because I do not have the time nor hardware.) (Edit 03/14/10: I no longer have the hardware to work on this issue. -This tutorial is no longer officially supported by myself- I personally suggest finding a way … Read More

Happy 10th Realese Ubuntu!

The popular community developed Linux distribution “Ubuntu”, which releases every six months (a month after each GNOME) is having it’s 10 release this month! This upcoming release is version 9.04 which is named “Jaunty Jackalope” Here I’ve compiled a list of all of the Ubuntu releases with their release dates, names, and version numbers. October 26, 2004 – Ubuntu Warty … Read More