The problem I found (so did everyone else) when updating to Ubuntu 9.10
Karmic was static/popping noises when your sound card is silent (aka
goes into power-save mode). It applies to my Dell XPS M1530 laptop’s
on-board sound and probably to the same chipset elsewhere.
The fix couldn’t be simpler! Simply edit this file (as root):
and comment out the last line. Then, restart ALSA to save you having to
do a reboot to check it worked:
Yay, the new version of Ubuntu is out. With it comes plenty of cool new
features (how awesome does the start up and login screen look now?) and
also plenty of opportunities for things to break when I’ve become so
accustomed to having them working. At least it’s not Windows though —
I think I may just gnaw my own limbs off before I have to get forced to
upgrade to Windows 7 for gaming reasons.
But I digress, there was one reasonably small problem with the upgrade
that I saw on both of my Ubuntu machines (laptop and …
What a complicated situation it is trying to use all of the
above-mentioned pieces of software together. In all seriousness,
Virtualenv is now appearing to be the best thing since sliced bread for
me to help out with making Plone/Zope usable under Jaunty.
By default, as everyone should know by now, a whole bunch of old Python
2.4 packages got removed from Jaunty, throwing us Plone developers into
peril. Well, those of us who hadn’t discovered the joys of virtualenv
yet, that is.
Here’s how to convert an existing buildout folder over to Virtualenv
without too …