Set resolution for plymouth startup and terminal after upgrading to propriatary NVIDIA drivers

After installing the propriatary NVIDIA drivers on Kubuntu, you will notice, that plymouth resolution is very coarse and switching to a command line VT (by pressing CTRL-ALT-F* like CTRL-ALT-F1) is also in an unusal low resolution. There is a fix:…

After installing the propriatary NVIDIA drivers on Kubuntu, you will notice, that plymouth resolution is very coarse and switching to a command line VT (by pressing CTRL-ALT-F* like CTRL-ALT-F1) is also in an unusal low resolution.

There is a fix: The fast way:

 

$ cd$ wget http://www.webalice.it/bernardi82/software/fixplymouth-natty$ chmod +x fixplymouth-natty$ ./fixplymouth-natty

(As seen from http://paolobernardi.wordpress.com/2011/05/01/fix-plymouth-on-ubuntu-after-in…

The explanation: http://idyllictux.wordpress.com/2010/04/26/lucidubuntu-10-04-high-resolution-…

Get rid of unused Ubuntu Kubuntu kernels

This command, executed as root, will free some space after a kernel upgrade: dpkg -l ‘linux-*’ | sed ‘/^ii/!d;/'”$(uname -r | sed “s/(.*)-([^0-9]+)/1/”)”‘/d;s/^[^ ]* [^ ]* ([^ ]*).*/1/;/[0-9]/!d’ | xargs sudo apt-get -y purge (Seen from h…

This command, executed as root, will free some space after a kernel upgrade:

dpkg -l 'linux-*' | sed '/^ii/!d;/'"$(uname -r | sed "s/\(.*\)-\([^0-9]\+\)/\1/")"'/d;s/^[^ ]* [^ ]* \([^ ]*\).*/\1/;/[0-9]/!d' | xargs sudo apt-get -y purge

(Seen from http://ubuntugenius.wordpress.com/2011/01/08/ubuntu-cleanup-how-to-remove-all…