Workaround for UL30 (UL30A-A2 and others) brightness keys in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)

EDIT (2011-05-11): this should also work for 11.04. With some models of Asus ul30 family (mine is ul30a-a2), brightness hotkeys don’t work properly in Lucid.  They change the brightness somewhat randomly, also sometimes causing ACPI to “freeze”. The actual bug is here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/543294 The (temporary) workaround, originally from here: Edit /etc/default/grub as root Find, and… Continue reading Workaround for UL30 (UL30A-A2 and others) brightness keys in Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)

Getting uw-secure to work with Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)

Right click on wireless icon, Edit Connections. Click on Wireless tab. Find uw-secure, click on Edit. Fill in the following information: Security: WPA & WPA2 Enterprise Authentication: Protected EAP (PEAP) PEAP version: Automatic Username,Password: Your UWDir username, password If you can’t use uw-secure for some reason, uw-wireless is OK too. One caveat is that you… Continue reading Getting uw-secure to work with Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)