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Ubuntu: Changes in Python 2.6

Once in a while, I install Python packages from source using distutils. The distutils-powered setup.py script found in many packages installs software in /usr/local/ – quite useful because it doesn’t interfere with packages managed by your distribution. Since Ubuntu Jaunty … Continue reading

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Upgrading to Ubuntu Intrepid

Upgrading from Ubuntu “Hardy Heron” to “Intrepid Ibex” wasn’t the smooth ride I was used to. I’m a pretty happy Ubuntu user and my system (an old Acer Travelmate 291) has been running all Ubuntu releases since “Breezy Badger” without … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Gutsy Hibernation Troubles

When I wanted to suspend my notebook today the hibernate button was gone from the menu. Running the /etc/acpi/hibernate.sh shell script as root still worked, but there was no way to get that silly button back.

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