Upgrade to Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid

Today I upgraded my Dell laptop to Intrepid. After downloading 1.3 GB of data it started the installation and asked about several configuration files it thought I had manually changed. Besides that everything went uneventful, and a reboot also worked. However, not all things are working: Compiz is disabled Fingerprint reader no longer working Cursor … Continue reading Upgrade to Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid

Distorted Video when Using RecordMyDesktop

Today I was looking for a screen recording application on Linux. I came across recordmydesktop (and it's GUI gtk-recordmydesktop) which looked very promising. It is included in the Ubuntu repositories and it is easy to use: just select the window you want to capture and click on the record button. However, when I looked at … Continue reading Distorted Video when Using RecordMyDesktop