Ubuntu

Ubuntu 8.04 aka Hardy Heron (beta)

It isn’t for long, until the new Ubuntu Linux “Hardy Heron” will be released. Time for me to have at least a short look at it and provide some screenshots. So I installed both Ubuntu and Kubuntu as virtual machines using VirtualBox. Kubuntu will come with two flavors: one with KDE3 and long term support …

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WBT-201 & Debian/Ubuntu

As I liked the idea of geo tagging my pictures I decided to buy Wintec’s WBT-201 GPS logger. It’s a neat little device and fits into every pocket – so no problem carrying it with you all the time. Of course it comes with some software to export the geo data and tagging your pictures …

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(K)Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

About two months ago Ubuntu 7.10 aka “Gutsy Gibbon” was released and I couldn’t resist… So I first gave the KDE flavored amd64 version of Kubuntu a chance which worked very good. Out of curiosity I recently changed to Ubuntu with Gnome desktop. Installing (K)Ubuntu is pretty easy. If your system has at least 320MB …

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Beryl with Feisty & Nvidia

I’d like to start by pointing out that there’s no logical reason to use Beryl as your default window manager – except for fun and eye candy! As Ubuntu Feisty makes the task of installing Beryl very easy, I’d wanted to give it a try. So, what do we need to do? The following is …

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Pidgin for Ubuntu Feisty

Ubuntu Feisty comes with a beta of Gaim 2 and I as tried to compile “MusicTracker” plugin for Pidgin (formerly Gaim) I ran into errors complaining that Pidgin was not installed. I don’t know if there would have been a way of forcing the plugin to compile with Gaim sources, so I went for installing …

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