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= Ubuntu Installation Instructions =
 
= Ubuntu Installation Instructions =
* We are currently using Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron).
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* We are currently using Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx).
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** After installing Lucid you might have a problem running X using the NVidia graphic card driver on some of the lab machine.  The instructions for fixing this can be found [http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1125400&page=32 here].  
 
* To check your Ubuntu version, type lsb_release -a in a terminal
 
* To check your Ubuntu version, type lsb_release -a in a terminal
  

Revision as of 15:36, 28 June 2010

Ubuntu Installation Instructions

  • We are currently using Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx).
    • After installing Lucid you might have a problem running X using the NVidia graphic card driver on some of the lab machine. The instructions for fixing this can be found here.
  • To check your Ubuntu version, type lsb_release -a in a terminal

Mac Minis

  • We have been using Mac Minis as the computers on-board the robots.
  • To boot up using an Ubuntu Live CD on a Mac Mini, hold down the C (and B?) keys when the computer starts up.