Archive for April, 2007

Beryl Performance Improvement

April 28, 2007

I found a little but very effective trick at liquidweather.net. You need to simply uncheck Sync To VBlank, uncheck Detect Refresh Rate and change Refresh Rate to 200 under the beryl-settings-manager Main tab General Options.

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Finding available RAM

April 28, 2007

If you don’t know the terminology, it is difficult to understand the output of free command. The following is an example output:
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Hover Tab Close Buttons in Konqueror

April 26, 2007

I was looking for a functionality in Konqueor similar to Firefox tab close buttons. I found the following from KDE wiki :
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Pardus on Compaq c508us Laptop

April 19, 2007

Vista Installation and Linux Preparation
This laptop has Intel Celeron M processor, 512MB RAM, CD/RW-DVD combo drive, Intel GMA 950 integrated video card. Before installing Pardus, I had to finish Vista installation and recovery CD burn. Vista gives one time chance to burn these 7 CDs. Installation took about half an hour and there was no problem. I searched on the web before I bought the laptop so that Vista-Linux dual boot installation would be error free. This link gave me the information that I needed to shrink volume C before starting linux installation. Right click My Computer –> Manage –> Storage –> Diskmanagement –> Click on C drive and shrink. I shrinked about 10.25 GB.
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SD Card Reader Fix

April 12, 2007

On my Toshiba laptop, I have a multi card reader. If you have one of those Texas Instruments controller, you can use it in linux, at least in Suse. The lspci gives the following list:
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