XOrg configuration

  • https://wiki.ubuntu.com/X/Config/Resolution
  • cvt 1680 1050 75
  • xrandr –newmode …the output from cvt
    xrandr –newmode “1680x1050_75.00” 187.00 1680 1800 1976 2272 1050 1053 1059 1099 -hsync +vsync
  • xrandr –addmode DVI-0 1680x1050_75.00

Lenovo Y510

You have to install the latest alsa.

Then replace the existing kernel modules with the just build one. Then run depmod -a as point kilbasar here


sudo su
cd /lib/modules/2.6.22-14-generic/ubuntu/media/snd-hda-intel/
mv snd-hda-intel.ko snd-hda-intel.ko.bak
ln -s /lib/modules/2.6.22-14-generic/kernel/sound/pci/hda/snd-hda-intel.ko /lib/modules/2.6.22-14-generic/ubuntu/media/snd-hda-intel/snd-hda-intel.ko
cd /usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.16rc2/modules
cp * /lib/modules/2.6.22-14-generic/kernel/sound/
depmod -a

Logitech Revolution MX


  • The mouse wheel control
    • Download from here http://goron.de/~froese/revoco/ or revoco-0.5.tar
    • make
    • sudo ./revoco manual=6
    • lets try to add it in ~/.xprofile next time
  • Here is my xorg.conf
Section "Monitor"
 Identifier "External DVI"
 # 1680x1050 74.89 Hz (CVT 1.76MA) hsync: 82.31 kHz; pclk: 187.00 MHz
 Modeline "1680x1050_75.00"  187.00  1680 1800 1976 2272  1050 1053 1059 1099 -hsync +vsync
 # 1680x1050 59.95 Hz (CVT 1.76MA) hsync: 65.29 kHz; pclk: 146.25 MHz
 Modeline "1680x1050_60.00"  146.25  1680 1784 1960 2240  1050 1053 1059 1089 -hsync +vsync
 # 1680x1050 69.88 Hz (CVT) hsync: 76.58 kHz; pclk: 174.00 MHz
 Modeline "1680x1050_70.00"  174.00  1680 1800 1976 2272  1050 1053 1059 1096 -hsync +vsync
 Option "PreferedMode"    "1280x1024_75.00"

Section "Screen"
 Identifier    "Configured Screen Device"
 Device    "Configured Video Device"
 SubSection "Display"
 Depth    24
 Modes "1680x1050" "1024x768" "640x480"
 Virtual    2960 1050

Section "Device"
 Identifier    "Configured Video Device"
 Option    "Monitor-DVI-0" "External DVI"

My Development setup commands

I noticed simillar post here

sudo aptitude install mc vim subversion screen pidgin meld curl links2 vim-ruby vim-gnome vim-doc vim-scripts vim-ruby vim-perl \
subversion git-core bluefish kompozer\
libmysqlclient15off libmysqlclient15-dev mysql-common mysql-client \
libmysql-ruby1.8 irb ruby1.8 rdoc ri rake \
apt-utils build-essential ruby1.8-dev mysql-server memcached libxslt1-dev libpcre3-dev zlib1g-dev unzip gzip mytop openssl \
libopenssl-ruby libmagick9-dev imagemagick librmagick-ruby1.8 imagemagick librmagick-ruby-doc  libmagick9-dev ruby1.8-dev \
libdbd-sqlite3-ruby libsqlite3-ruby sqlite3 libsqlite3-dev

ln -s /usr/bin/ruby1.8 /usr/bin/ruby

mkdir ruby_install
cd ruby_install
wget http://rubyforge.org/frs/download.php/60718/rubygems-1.3.5.tgz
tar xzvf ruby*
cd rubygems-1.3.5
ruby setup.rb
cd ..
cd ..

ln -s /usr/bin/gem1.8 /usr/bin/gem

gem install rails mysql mongrel mongrel_cluster rails paperclip will_paginate andand \
json feed-normalizer hpricot mechanize ruby-debug uuid ruport ruport-util acts_as_reportable \
rufus-scheduler annotate openwferu-scheduler production_log_analyzer capistrano-ext libxml-ruby twitter capistrano wirble RedCloth
rspec-rails sqlite3-ruby \
--no-ri --no-rdoc

gem install rmagick -v 1.15.12
ruby -rrubygems -e "require 'RMagick'; puts Magick::Long_version;"

cat > /home/guda/.irbrc
require 'rubygems'
require 'wirble'
require 'logger'
if ENV.include?('RAILS_ENV') && !Object.const_defined?('RAILS_DEFAULT_LOGGER')
Object.const_set('RAILS_DEFAULT_LOGGER', Logger.new(STDOUT))

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