KDE Menu language gets stuck (and how to fix it)

As a part of my work I was playing with some internationalisation and changed my system language to German. I don’t speak German. When it came time to set everything back into English I found that my menu and system items had not got the message and continued to display ...

Samsung N220 Netbook and Linux

Got my hands on a new Samsung N220 Netbook. It came with Windows 7 starter pre-installed which isn’t ideal and so I decided to see how well Linux would fare. For the initial experiment I downloaded Kubuntu (Karmic) and made a live USB install. After moving the USB boot option ...

Mounting an image file as a disk under Linux

Just thought I’d post this as I always fail to find a nice example via google when I want one

$ losetup /dev/loop2 /path/to/image.img
$ mount /dev/loop2 /mnt/path

That’s it!