Month: May 2010

Installing webcam in Ubuntu 10.04

Well, this one was easy. The method described here worked for me. Sony VAIO has Ricoh R5U870 Webcam buid into it, which I got to know from here. Simply install the following two files from here and install them in the following order: ricoh-webcam-r5u870-firmware_0.11.4-0arakhne1_i386.deb ricoh-webcam-r5u870_0.11.4-0arakhne1_i386.deb Note: I am still trying to figure out how to

How to Pronounce: Linux

Wrong: [lin-] as in “line” Correct: [lin-] rhyming with “tin” The [-ux] part is less controversial. As Linus Trovalds himself explains here in this video, there should be no doubt after this. It’s a pity that after so many years, I still come across people who still pronounce it wrong.