Archive for the 'linux' Category

How to fix Huawei E620 USB 3G Modem in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

I recently upgraded my laptop to Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) and among a few other niggles (mostly related to intel video support, or lack thereof) it completely broke support for my Huawei 3G (E620) modem. Fortunately the fix is fairly straightforward: install a new kernel. I went with the latest (v2.6.32 release candidate available over […]

Ubuntu Netbook Remix on Asus eeepc / eee pc

Following my previous post on restoring the default xandros install to the eeepc, it didn’t take me long to move to (and ultimately settle on) Ubuntu. Its not perfect but a hell of a lot better than stock Xandros. I had a play with the stock ASUS install for a while, but it was less […]

Restore an Eee PC 701 back to factory Xandros from a USB stick with no ASUS Support DVD

My recently aquired (used) asus eee pc 701 came with XP installed and no support CD/DVD. I wanted to get rid of XP and have a play with the stock linux O/S instead: I expected this to be an easy gimmie, but it was not, and ate up an evenings worth of my time googling […]

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