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Does Ubuntu need regular cleanups like Windows. For example: Cleaning the logs Temporary files Package cache Dependencies left over I am not referring to web browsers only. In case I never do a ...
Last year I purchased a Dell Inspiron 5315 laptop shipping with Windows 7 preinstalled. I installed Ubuntu 10.10 alongside it with dual-booting. On upgrading to Ubuntu 11.10, I was upset to find I now ...
I'm on a Compaq 615 and it's fan is loud. Not much you can do about that but I'm trying to keep the CPU/GPU as cool as possible. This is what Powertop has to say: If I change all of them to ...
I have been trying an Android Virtual Machine called androVM on an Ubuntu 12.04 32 bit laptop with Intel/Nvidia hybrid graphics configuration as the guest OS (details on the graphic cards below). I ...
I have recently installed Vmware workstation 9 on Ubuntu 12.04 & i have migrated my VM's from windows to Ubuntu 12.04 . Now i am getting openGL error & it says no 3D acceleration as shown in ...
I don't know how , but somehow automatic power-off of usb devices got accidently enabled. Now my usb mouse goes off even if it's idle for 2-3 seconds. it's really irritating. help?!!!!! P.S. This ...
I have recently upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 on a Lenovo T420 laptop (Corei7-2620M CPU @ 2.70GHz × 4 + Sandybridge Mobile). The battery is now over 2 years old, but under Ubuntu 12.04 it still lasted ...
I have a server that, as of the upgrade to 10.04, is now running the "ondemand" CPU scaling daemon. Why would it automatically install this? I don't want my server saving power at the expense of ...
I've just installed Ubuntu 13.04 on my MacBook Air, after toying around for awhile the machine felt really slow, so I checked out the CPU frequency. cpufreq-info, it reports 800MHz on all 4 cores ...
nothing really to say here, except it would be cool to get some examples on what OS's might save me battery life and if you have any suggestions on apps that would save battery on ubuntu that would be ...
I am affected by this bug: 869502. A workaround which seems to stop the kernel panics for me is to disable wlan0 power management: sudo iwconfig wlan0 power off However it seems to automatically ...
I would like to know which package I have to install and how to test that is working fine? I know there are many question similar but no one is complete and clear to me
Ubuntu 12.04 has about 2x shorter battery life than OS X on my MacBook Pro 2010. What are the technical reasons for this? Is it because OS X uses some hidden firmware features? Can Linux somehow ...