How To Uninstall LAMP in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

January 26, 2010 by · 49 Comments
Filed under: HowTo, linux, Ubuntu, web development 

Update: I've written a simpler procedure that will uninstall LAMP with a single command. I'm leaving this post here for historical reasons, but the process is much faster if you follow my newer post.

The most popular post on this blog is How to Install LAMP on Ubuntu 9.10. On that post, I've had a few comments asking how to remove the single command LAMP installation. Perhaps the something went wrong during the installation and you want to completely remove everything and start over. Or maybe you just decided you don't need it installed any more and don't want the extra files and processes cluttering up your system. For whatever reason, due to popular demand... Read more

Restart USB in Ubuntu Jaunty/Karmic

January 15, 2010 by · 10 Comments
Filed under: command line, HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

I've written a few posts about restarting USB service in Ubuntu before. This is an update to that process for Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) and Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic).

As of Ubuntu Jaunty, the usb kernel module is called usb_storage. Read more

Jaunty Boots 32% Faster on the MSI Wind

April 25, 2009 by · 6 Comments
Filed under: gadget, linux, Ubuntu 

After reading about the blazing fast boot time of Ubuntu 9.04 on Matt Cutts' blog, I decided it was worthwhile to go for the upgrade on my MSI Wind U100-432US. Before the upgrade I made sure to install bootchart and manually measure the boot time as well. Read more

The Jackalope is Jaunting!

April 23, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: linux, news, Ubuntu 

The newest version of Ubuntu was released today, version 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope). Help ease the burden on Ubuntu's servers and speed up your download by downloading your CD images over BitTorrent. Here are the links to the new torrents.