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Linux Kernel 2.6.33 installation guide for Ubuntu Linux
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.
- Download linux-headers-2.6.33-020633_2.6.33-020633_all.deb
- Download your kernel headers package;
- Download your kernel compile;
- Install the files in the same (else it won`t work!)
- In the terminal run:
- 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
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
Next step is compiling and installing it;
tar xf bash-4.1.tar.gz
sudo make install
Outlook 2007 backup emails
This guide shows you how to make a proper Outlook 2007 email archive backup.
- Close Outlook and wait 10 seconds
- Run: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\scanpst.exe
- Open the file in “C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Outlook”
- In case you have multiple files in the directory do step 2 and 3 several times
- 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.
Outlook 2007 backup email accounts
This guide describes how to back up your Microsoft Outlook 2007 email accounts (excluding your emails).
- Start > Run > regedit
- Locate the following path in your Registry Editor
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows Messaging Subsystem\Profiles\Outlook
- Right click the Outlook directory in the left menu en choose Export
- Choose the directory where you want to save the data and choose an appropriate filename
- Press save and your done
Importing is as sample as 2 clicks!
- Open the registry file you saved earlier
- Press to accept the registry patch