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'linux' Tag

  • #! Testing

    August 29, 2012

    I just installed the latest testing version of Crunchbang (crunchbang-11-20120806-amd64) and the first thing that came to mind is polished. On my Thinkpad T61, this is considerably faster than the previous version. As far as customizations, I had to move the tint2 bar down to the bottom, kill any compositing (just not for me) upgrade […]

  • Happy Birthday Debian!

    August 16, 2012

    Happy birthday Debian! I’ve been using Debian for nearly 5 years and haven’t looked back.

  • Easy Remote Colonization

    March 16, 2011

    Now that I’m managing a few linux servers (personal, not work related), I’ve found it handy to have automatic login via ssh-keys. At first it wasn’t so bad copying keys up to the server, but when you have 5 or so, it becomes a bit tedious (especially when I can never remember things). I’ve found […]

  • Essential Ubuntu Applications

    November 10, 2010

    General list of apps I use on my Ubuntu desktop: thunderbird – great email client banshee – quite possibly the best music/media player out there vlc – this can play any movie you throw at it transmission-daemon – great for running transmission when you aren’t logged in to the machine ushare – unpn/dlna media server […]

  • Thoughts On Ubuntu 10.04

    May 5, 2010

    I’ve had the latest version of Ubuntu installed for a few days now and I believe I can sum it up in one word: polished. This release has been the most stable and least troublesome yet. I’ve noticed that 9.10 my wireless connection would take ~10 seconds to connect, in Lucid it is nearly instantaneous. […]

  • HOWTO: Add HFS, HFS+ and NFTS support to gparted

    April 19, 2010

    In case there is ever a need to format a disk with HFS or HFS+ (OS X native disk format) or NTFS in Ubuntu, you can add the following packages to your Ubuntu 9.10 system to add support for gparted: HFS – hfsutils HFS+ – hfsprogs NTFS – ntfsprogs You can install them all in […]

 
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