Linux Kernel 2.6.34 installation guide for Ubuntu Linux 10.04

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This short walkthrough describes how to get the latest linux kernel working under Ubuntu Linux without having to compile it yourself.

This tutorial should work with the latest version of Ubuntu Linux (10.04 ) and all distributions based on these versions of Ubuntu Linux like Mint.

The included kernel files have been compiled using the generic ubuntu configuration.
Note: nVIDIA ForceWare drivers are automatically installed using DKMS

Installation Guide

  1. Download linux-headers-2.6.34-020634_2.6.34-020634_all.deb
  2. Download your kernel headers package;
    I386:  linux-headers-2.6.34-020634-generic_2.6.34-020634_i386.deb
    AMD64: linux-headers-2.6.34-020634-generic_2.6.34-020634_amd64.deb
  3. Download your kernel compile;
    I386:  linux-image-2.6.34-020634-generic_2.6.34-020634_i386.deb
    AMD64: linux-image-2.6.34-020634-generic_2.6.34-020634_amd64.deb
  4. Install the files in the same order (else it won`t work!)
  5. In the terminal run:
    sudo update-grub
  6. Reboot and select the kernel from the bootloader menu

For those who want to do their “own” compiles, the source is also available; linux-source-2.6.34_2.6.34-020634_all.deb

Linux Kernel 2.6.33 installation guide for Ubuntu Linux

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This short walkthrough describes how to get the latest linux kernel working under Ubuntu Linux without having to compile it yourself.

This tutorial should work with the latest version of Ubuntu Linux (9.10) and all distributions based on Ubuntu Linux like Mint.

The included kernel files have been compiled using the generic ubuntu configuration.
Note: nVIDIA ForceWare drivers are automatically installed using DKMS (which is included in Ubuntu 8.10 and higher including 9.04 and 9.10)

And in case you don`t want to reboot you should try out Ksplice.

Installation Guide

  1. Download linux-headers-2.6.33-020633_2.6.33-020633_all.deb
  2. Download your kernel headers package;
    I386:  linux-headers-2.6.33-020633-generic_2.6.33-020633_i386.deb
    AMD64: linux-headers-2.6.33-020633-generic_2.6.33-020633_amd64.deb
  3. Download your kernel compile;
    I386:  linux-image-2.6.33-020633-generic_2.6.33-020633_i386.deb
    AMD64: linux-image-2.6.33-020633-generic_2.6.33-020633_amd64.deb
  4. Install the files in the same (else it won`t work!)
  5. In the terminal run:
    sudo update-grub
  6. Reboot and select the kernel from the bootloader menu

For those who want to do their “own” compiles, the source is available here.

How-to install Bash 4.1 in Linux

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This guide is for almost every Linux distribution.

Prerequisite is that you have the required build tools installed already.
If not, do the following step:

Debian and Ubuntu users way;

sudo apt-get install build-essential

The Fedora/Red Hat way:

sudo yum groupinstall "Development Tools" "Legacy Software Development"

First step is getting the source package

wget http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/bash/bash-4.1.tar.gz

Next step is compiling and installing it;

tar xf bash-4.1.tar.gz
cd bash-4.1*
./configure
make
sudo make install

Outlook 2007 backup emails

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This guide shows you how to make a proper Outlook 2007 email archive backup.

  1. Close Outlook and wait 10 seconds
  2. Run: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\scanpst.exe
  3. Open the file in  “C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook”
  4. In case you have multiple files in the directory do step 2 and 3 several times
  5. Copy the files from “C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook” to the backup location

To open the backups, just open the .pst files you copied earlier.