Apple Magic Mouse on Lucid Lynx


As we know,  Maverick Meerkat provides native support to the Apple (not so) Magic Mouse. Great 🙂 But I still use Lucid Lynx, mainly because it’s an LTS version, and.. well the name Lucid Lynx is way cooler than a meerkat, even if it’s a Maverick one 😛 Anyway, with a little bit of effort,…

It’s a kind of [not so] Magic!


I need to make a confession. I’m a fan of Microsoft products. Well, to be specific, I like their range of computer accessories. I own a Xbox360 gamepad for gaming on my PC, I use the Wireless Mobile 4000 daily, and carry around the original Arch when traveling.  So, when I read about Microsoft Touch…

Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid Lynx On Vaio VPCEA36FG


Due to a sudden death of my beloved M300, I’m back in the market for a new laptop. And despite the bad news I have been hearing right and left, I’m sticking to yet another  notebook with ATI discrete graphic chip, this time the ATI HD5650 😀 My wallet voted for Sony Vaio VPCEA36FG, a…

Cisco IPSec VPN support on Ubuntu


This is old news, but here it goes.  Need to connect your Lucid box to your office Cisco VPN gateway? Easy. All you have to do is just to add cisco vpn support to the ubuntu network manager. Just do: surfer@m5-mobile:~$ sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc Restart network manager surfer@m5-mobile:~$ ps -ef | grep NetworkManager surfer@m5-mobile:~$…