On Wed, Aug 02, 2006 at 10:11:23AM +0100, Pangurban wrote:
>> Configuring grub
>> noapic acpi=off -- is a required setting for my hardware. So I added it
> to menu.list. Having fumbled and found it. But something, I assume the
> updater, is changing it back and leaving me without. Bit of pain -
> having to re-edit on every restart. Anyone know how to make it a "default".
Take another look at the menu.lst ... any changes you make below a
certain line will be lost any time a new kernel is installed, but
there's an "append" line just above the first kernel line, look there :)
> Configuring Apt-get
>> I had (almost) got the hang of YUM - could anyone tell me how best to
> configure Apt-get to deal with convenient (lets say Irish) "repositories" ?
If you've installed Dapper, it has probably already chosen the
repositories you want - have a look in /etc/apt/sources.list, it's easy
also a useful URL :)
> Configuring multimedia stuff
>> MP3s - (yes! for various reasons and I do not want to be convinced that
> Ogg Vorbis is better - it may be, but I want to use MP3).
UbuntuGuide has that - *but* ... so does an ILUGger .. Michele has
posted details on his blog:
Which will most likely see you right :)
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