If you’re Ubuntu-curious, try out Wubuntu, a web-based demo of the Ubuntu interface. It doesn’t give much real information though, since all it has is something that looks like the default Ubuntu interface (but not quite) and an embedded browser. Anyone who has actually used Ubuntu might be dissappointed, and the site owner proudly announces… Continue reading Wubuntu
The default browser for Gnome, Epiphany, is a really good web browser. It’s more lightweight than Firefox and it integrates much better in to the Gnome desktop. It has a lot of useful extensions such as a very good Adblock, but my gripe is not being able to use my favorite FF extensions such as… Continue reading Epiphany kicks ass, but…
I upgraded my fiancée’s laptop a couple of days ago from Ubuntu 6.10 (Edgy Eft) to 7.04 (Feisty Fawn). At first, update-manager didn’t offer the upgrade at all, and I had to delete the .update-manager -folder for it to work. Apparently this might be intentional, since quite a few people have had trouble with the… Continue reading Feisty upgrade
From raincoaster’s blog, an example of the sickness of American gun laws: You can’t buy certain kinds of music in WalMart, but you can buy guns. A good read.
I’m currently downloading the xubuntu flavour of Feisty Fawn for our old coffee room computer.