Ubuntu 10.04, BB Storm 9530 Tethering

Some quick instructions on how to tether the Blackberry Storm 9530 in Ubuntu 10.04. (Tethering is for connecting to the Internet using your blackberry for the connection)

sudo apt-get install python libusb-dev ppp python-usb python-wxgtk2.8
wget https://bitbucket.org/tcolar/berry4all/downloads/bbtether-0.3m.tgz
tar xvf bbthether-0.3m.tgz
sudo ./berry4all.sh

Then in GUI select Modem->Connect
Then select “Bell Mobility” when prompted.

Tutorial: Ubuntu 12.04 / 11.04 / 10.10 / 10.04 – Grub 2 with Themes

In this post, I will show you how to install grub 2 with themes so that you can replace the standard text-based grub menu with something that looks a bit nicer. This tutorial will use code which is under development, so it may be best not to use on an important machine. We will actually replace grub with something called burg, which is a developmental branch of grub.