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My Ubuntu 10.10 install guide

03 Jan

sudo apt-get install ubuntu-restricted-extras
sudo apt-get install pidgin xpdf vlc vlc-plugin-pulse mplayer smplayer gnome-do audacious audacious-plugins sun-java6-jre sun-java6-plugin

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Optional installation:
sudo apt-get install conky cairo-dock cairo-dock-plug-ins

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Chinese input:

1) Use your favourite editor to edit the following file:
sudo vim /usr/share/ibus-table/engine/table.py

2) Go to line 126, change from “return 0” to:
return 1

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Plymouth
sudo apt-get install v86d

1) Edit /etc/default/grub:
...
GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="verbose nomodeset video=uvesafb:mode_option=1280x800-24,mtrr=3,scroll=ywrap"
...
GRUB_GFXMODE=1280x800

2) Edit /etc/initramfs-tools/modules, add the following line
uvesafb mode_option=1366x768-24 mtrr=3 scroll=ywrap

3) Run these commands:
echo FRAMEBUFFER=y | sudo tee /etc/initramfs-tools/conf.d/splash
sudo update-grub2
sudo update-initramfs -u


 

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Posted by on January 3, 2011 in Linux, Ubuntu

 

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