git v1.7.1.1 available in my Ubuntu repository

The latest version of git, 1.7.1.1, has been released a while back and is now available in my repository for Ubuntu 10.04, 9.10, 9.04. Due to the fact I was on vacation when the new release came out I wasn’t able to release it sooner.
To use my repository follow the instructions posted on the git packages page.

Compile and run the Ubuntu Lucid kernel on Ubuntu Karmic

Just as a learning experience for myself I decided to see if I could compile and run the Ubuntu Lucid kernel on my Ubuntu Karmic laptop and with a few bumps along the way I’m currently running the Lucid kernel version 2.6.32-21. I have made some configuration changes to fit the need I have for my laptop (Core2 processor, 4GB memory) but also because I run the proprietary nVidia driver. As Ubuntu Lucid has not yet been released the instructions given here could changes in the final version. This article will probably also work for compiling the Lucid kernel on a Lucid machine but I will write up a how to compile a Lucid kernel for Lucid when Lucid has been released and I have upgraded my laptop.

Lets get started building our own custom Ubuntu Lucid kernel for Ubuntu Karmic from scratch.
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How to compile a kernel for Ubuntu Karmic

Ubuntu Karmic has been released to the public a few days ago and it’s time to write up a How To Compile a Kernel article. Only a few small changes have been made to the way we have compile a kernel for Ubuntu Karmic compared to Ubuntu Jaunty but they are significant enough for it’s own how-to.

I wrote this how to because my laptop has 4GB of internal memory and with the default kernel that ships with Ubuntu Karmic the entire 4GB is not addressed.

Lets get started building our own custom kernel for Ubuntu Karmic from scratch.
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