Feisty

Fedora 9 & Acer Aspire 5572 ZWXMi with encrypted file systems

This HOWTO is listed at TuxMobil – Linux on Laptops, Notebooks, PDAs and Mobile Phones A year has passed since installing Ubuntu Feisty on my Acer Aspire 5572 notebook and it was about time to try something new. With recent Linux distributions a lot of manual configuration tasks are not necessary anymore and things became …

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Beryl with Feisty & Nvidia

I’d like to start by pointing out that there’s no logical reason to use Beryl as your default window manager – except for fun and eye candy! As Ubuntu Feisty makes the task of installing Beryl very easy, I’d wanted to give it a try. So, what do we need to do? The following is …

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Pidgin for Ubuntu Feisty

Ubuntu Feisty comes with a beta of Gaim 2 and I as tried to compile “MusicTracker” plugin for Pidgin (formerly Gaim) I ran into errors complaining that Pidgin was not installed. I don’t know if there would have been a way of forcing the plugin to compile with Gaim sources, so I went for installing …

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Installing Feisty in VMware

The main goal of installing VMware of course is installing Feisty in VMware. Installing other operating systems in VMware doesn’t differ from the method described below, so go ahead and try! There’s also help available here. 1. Getting the ISO We need the Feisty iso image first, so download it from here (by the time …

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