Quake Wars sound delay on Ubuntu

I found my fix without changing pulseaudio configuration (which works fine otherwise)

try launching etqw as such:

> etqw.x86 +set s_driver oss

UPDATE(6/11/2010): on Ubuntu 10.10 the kernel is shipped without OSS support. So unless you are going to compile your own kernel, I suggest you to avoid updating. Good work, Ubuntu, we had 2 professional games on Ubuntu (ETQW &RTCW) and you just screwed them all.

Toshiba nb 200 wifi kill switch (disable & enable)

I was a bit disappointed last time when I disabled the Wifi under Windows XP and booted from Ubuntu Lucid. The wireless card wasn’t working anymore, with no apparent means to revive it. I had to boot back in Windows and let the magic do his work. I had to find a way to this under Linux without the need for a Microsoft OS and I did

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Ubuntu Lucid Lynx on Toshiba nb 200 slow/no boot

I just upgraded to Ubuntu Lucid Lynx and just found that with the provided kernel the boot is incredibly long (more than 5 minutes).
After a bit of upgrading to the last-last kernel available to date (2.6.22-32) with no aid, I decided to have a look around and see what other people were experiencing.

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