How To Uninstall LAMP in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

January 26, 2010 by · 49 Comments
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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
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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

Ubuntu 9.10 Post Installation To-Do List

November 10, 2009 by · 13 Comments
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Install video drivers

If required/desired, install hardware specific video drivers (nVidia or ATI). Go to System?Administration?Hardware Drivers and enable the drivers for your video card. You will need to reboot to make this take affect. Read more

Install LAMP on Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

October 29, 2009 by · 161 Comments
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Why install LAMP on your desktop computer?

Why would I want to install and set up a LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, php) stack on Ubuntu 9.10? It’s useful if you want to set up a private web development environment. Perhaps you want to develop your own WordPress theme. If you are developing websites and experimenting, it’s nice to do it in the privacy of your own computer, rather than out on the public internet.   Read more

Ubuntu Makes It To Primetime

July 31, 2009 by · Leave a Comment
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Ubuntu is Goode

Tonight is the first time I caught the new animated comedy TV show, The Goode Family on ABC. The Goode Family was created by Mike Judge of Beavis and Butthead, Office Space, and King of The Hill fame. The ultra-liberal, vegan, Goode family have an adopted son who is a white South African named Ubuntu! They do mispronounce is as You-bun-too, but it's cool none the less. Read more