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Webex on Ubuntu 14.04

Webex is a great tool but unfortunately, it doesn’t work “out of the box” on Ubuntu 14.04 (and also with previous Ubuntu releases). For instance, the webex applet starts but it doesn’t refresh correctly, or the share of…

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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04

Saturday, I decided to upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04. I used Ubuntu 12.04 LTS for a long time (since the release date). So the first step was to upgrade to Ubuntu 12.10: no problem with this upgrade, it works…

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Dell Vostro with Ubuntu: use the AMD Catalyst drivers

I have a Dell Vostro 3550 with Ubuntu 12.04 since around one year now. The laptop worked fine, it was pretty fast, building a lot of projects in the same time, etc. I complained with: the temperature was…

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Change tab font in Eclipse Juno

If you tried Eclipse Juno, you may see that the tab fonts are “large”. The “Package Explorer” and “Outlet” tab font take a lot of space. If you take a look in the preferences, in the appearance section,…

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Losing wireless connection on Ubuntu

Sometime, depending of the wireless access point used, my wireless connection looks stuck on my Ubuntu (11.10 or 12.04): nothing special on the network icon, but no more connection, no ping, etc. The problem comes from the the…

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Ubuntu boot hang up with kernel 3.0.0-15 and lvm2

Today, I updated my Ubuntu box and a new kernel has been installed (3.0.0-15 x86_64). At boot, my system hangs up just after the /scripts/init-bottom phase. I tried with kernel 3.0.0-14, the behavior is the same. The latest…

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