At least on an iBook, LXDE and LXDM are not really recommendable. Even though I like lean desktop environments and configuring keyboard shortcuts for OpenBox is possible by usage of my favorite tool VIM, but:Continue reading
The Huawai E220/E270 stick I got from Fonic is just working on Ubuntu Lucid Lynx.
Fonic is pre-configured in the provider database of the network manager and there was no need for a special setup of the USB stick.
The latter was necessary on my Dell notebook (see usb-modeswitch). Perhaps it’s something related to the different PowerPC architecture, that it’s working without this package on the iBook.
Upgrading all the gear to the newest Ubuntu release also includes my iBook. It took some time, but was quite straightforward. Only 2 issues are currently worth mentioning, one about
chvt, the other about Gnome Keyring.