Q. How do I upgrade my Linux kernel version under Ubuntu Linux 7.04 / 7.10?
A. You can use any one of the following method: (a) Command Line Tools – apt-get
(b) GUI tool
apt-get command – Upgrade Linux Kernel
Open terminal and type the following commands: $ sudo apt-get update Now search kernel version: $ apt-cache search kernel-image Now install kernel by explicitly specifying version number: $ sudo apt-get install linux-image-2.6.xx-yy-generic Replace xx.yy with kernel version number. Reboot the system.
This is recommended method for most user. Click on System > Administration > Update Manager > Click on Check button > Apply all updates including kernel.
Q. I would like to install latest and greatest Mozilla thunderbird mail client under Linux.
How do I download and install the same to read emails?
A. Mozillaâ€™s Thunderbird 2 email application is more powerful than ever. Thunderbird 2 features many new enhancements to help you better manage your unruly inbox, and stay informed. Thunderbird 2 scales to the most sophisticated organizational needs while making it easy to find what you need. It is the best mail/news client with RSS and integrated spam filter support.