Tag: ubuntu

Tuesday Tech Tip: Get Firefox to Send Native Linux Notifications

As a user of Firefox on my Ubuntu boxes, it always annoyed me that Firefox

RealVNC doesn’t work after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.04

Over the weekend I updated from Ubuntu 13.10 to 14.04 LTS and so far I’ve not noticed any significant differences. However, one of my Ubuntu machines is the headless home media server. To remote into that machine while on my internal network I’ve been using RealVNC, sans encryption, to manage the server. Trouble is, post […]

RIP Ubuntu One

Hi, We are writing to you to notify you that we will be shutting down

Ubuntu 13.04 now available

You can download it from ubuntu.com but I’ve yet to see it available via the Update Manager on my two Ubuntu boxes but I’ll keep checking. You can take an online tour of the new version @ http://www.ubuntu.com/tour/en/.  

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Latest on the computer troubles

Well, I got the computer home, hooked it all back up, booted it, and it’s

Ubuntu on a MacBook update

I’ve been running Ubuntu on an old MacBook for two weeks now and so far

Getting a SCSI scanner to work in Ubuntu

I’ve got a 15+ year old HP ScanJet 4c flatbed scanner that still works wonderfully.

Ubuntu Facepalm

I did something totally stupid yesterday afternoon. For those of you that saw the Tweet

Linux trials and errors

So, I’m currently in the middle of two Linux-based projects. One is going well, the

Open Office 2007 Documents in OpenOffice

I don’t use OpenOffice much but it comes installed on the Cloudbook so I think