Tagged: ubuntu

So anyway….. Ubuntu 10.04

I finally broke down and rather than wait for the official launch of Ubuntu’s newest baby snarfed the newest Netbook Edition directly from the .pool. These, dear people, are my first impressions. Well ok,...

Ubuntu: One day to go

I’m looking forward to seeing the launch of Ubuntu 10.04, and plan to spend some time installing the latest and greatest on my lil’ Netbook tomorrow (assuming I can get to the download servers,...

Linux is Boring

I’ve been slogging through the Unfiled entries in this blog, re-organizing 4 years of imported content when I realized it’s been a ridiculously long time since I wrote anything at all about Linux. Well,...

Removal Day

Yesterday I committed heresy. I removed Linux from my laptop. Before you burn me at the stake, let me explain though. I’ve run Linux since the penguin was an egg. It’s been on every...

Hardy Heron Upgrade Done

Short and sweet: The upgrade to Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy Heron Alpha 4 is done. I’ve tweaked to my heart’s content, put back my home folder and everything is hunky dory. Here’s my upgrade notes,...

The Eternal Quest For Desktop Nirvana

In which greywulf digs deeply into Linux config files and whatnot. Tread carefully, dear reader. Over the years I’ve formulated my own personal theory about what the perfect desktop interface should look like. Perfect...

How To Make A WriteRoom For Vim

Here’s a quick tutorial that’s really nothing more than pulling a few ideas from other tutorials around the ‘net – so I can’t claim any credit, ok? WriteRoom is a Mac-only app which seems...

I Am Ubuntero Kneel Before Me

One thing I want to do in 2008 is delve even deeper into the inner workings of Linux, and Ubuntu in particular. To that end, I’ve finally become an official Ubuntu member. Yep, I’m...

Now With Added Ninja Penguins

There’s nothing like a Ninja Penguin to brighten my day. This is what my laptop looks like today, running Ubuntu 7.10 with the minimalist GNOME Almond mini-theme. It’s the best laptop friendly theme I’ve...

Bacon Lettuce Tomato

No, not that kind of BLT, but this blt. Lower case, see? blt is hereby my Ubuntu App of the Day, and has been for the past few days too. It’s a command-line updater...