Year of the KDE Plasma Desktop

VirtualBox on Host Running Kernel 4.12

VirtualBox on Host Running Kernel 4.12

Upgrading to Linux kernel 4.12 will break VirtualBox. Attempting to re-install VirtualBox 5.1.22 (either from the Ubuntu repositories or by downloading the binaries directly from virtualbox.org) will not help – the installation will fail. Thankfully, there is a patch available that can be applied – but only to the version of VirtualBox from virtualbox.org. IfRead more about VirtualBox on Host Running Kernel 4.12[…]

Installing Kubuntu 16.10 on nVidia Optimus Laptop

Installing Kubuntu 16.10 on nVidia Optimus Laptop

I’ve been using Ubuntu since 2009 (Ubuntu 9.04). I’m comfortable with Ubuntu because I can usually just install it and get things done rather than spending days or weeks trying to get things working properly (although I must admit it is extremely gratifying getting things working properly). Unlike everyone else I know who uses Linux,Read more about Installing Kubuntu 16.10 on nVidia Optimus Laptop[…]