Ubuntu uninstall problems

I decided to remove some redundant software from my Ubuntu Maverick Meercat (vers 10.10) install and try and improve its performance as it only has a 1.6 GHz processor.

Being an old install the software repository is no longer supported and I had to set up a legacy one by searching Google. I updated the repository files and it was working fine.

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Setting up Putty for Linux

I use Putty a lot to access my Linux server and whenever the Windows operating system gets changed I have to go through the settings to make sure Putty is usable, especially when using Midnight Commander (mc command). With the wrong settings the display is awful. (more…)