How To Install Stable Linux Kernel 3.4.0 On Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin

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When you are suffering from issues in Linux, upgrading your Kernel can sometimes fix these issues. We earlier saw this to work for users who switched to the Unity desktop in Ubuntu 11.04. Recently, a stable version of the Linux Kernel 3.4 was released. The changes include improved metadata performance with support for metadata blocks larger than 4KB, better recovery tools and error handling, updates for GPU drivers, and more. Continue Reading →

How To Overclock Kindle Fire To 1.2Ghz With Custom Kernel

I have previously brought you a number of guides regarding Kindle Fire, including rooting procedures, alternative launchers, temporary unroot, installation of the Ice Cream Sandwich ROM and more. This time I have something related to speeding up your Kindle Fire tablet. Ever since XDA-Developers forum member “g1011999” released the sources from his work on the Ice Cream Sandwich build for Amazon’s Kindle Fire, many developers seem to have picked up Continue Reading →

How To Update Ubuntu 11.04 Default Kernel To Resolve Unity Issues

Ubuntu 11.04 has suffered from many known issues, which have also been mentioned on its release notes. One post mentioned the problem of a bad interaction between Unity, the GL driver and thekernel, which results in system hangs.  Such issues can be easily resolved by updating the Ubuntu 11.04 Kernel default 2.6.38-8 kernel to 2.6.39-0. In this post I will walk you through the necessary steps to update your Ubuntu Continue Reading →