Archive for November, 2009



I discovered today that in Karmic there is an option to format encrypted usb disks. But first of all you need to install the support for this feature; from the terminal: $ sudo apt-get install cryptsetup When you plug in your USB disk, and mount it, you'll see an icon on your desktop. Right-clicking on […]

Suspend/Resume in Karmic /2

Previously I wrote that suspend/resume was not working in Karmic on my MacBook Pro 5.1, and I posted a solution. Now I found a better solution from the Apple Users forum on Ubuntu. The advantage is that with this fix, the suspend/resume is much faster. First you need to revert the change I suggested previously. […]

I updated today from Jaunty to Karmic and, as effect, I had Suspend/Resume/Hibernate broken. But reboot and shutdown works; before with Jaunty the reboot was frequently crashing. To fix the Suspend/Resume, I modified /boot/grub/menu.lst to add the kernel option acpi=noirq Example: title Ubuntu 9.10, kernel 2.6.31-14-generic uuid 5daec709-2655-4d7c-9968-969143e31fbd kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.31-14-generic root=UUID=5daec709-2655-4d7c-9968-969143e31fbd ro quiet splash acpi=noirq […]




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