Welcome to the future. Well, Dick Tracy’s future anyway. The world has now been gifted by “smart watches”. First, a disclaimer. I love my Moto 360. It’s awesome. You can argue that it doesn’t do anything that my phone didn’t already do, and you’re right. In fact, it does less than my phone. I think … [Read more…]
Right after the start of August, my wife finally had enough of Windows. Her computer crashed, and it was the last straw. I convinced her to try Linux (Ubuntu specifically). A couple of days ago, I asked her to write me up a small little blurb on what she thought so far. I thought that … [Read more…]
I’m feeling a little bored, so I decided to run a benchmark on my primary machine. I’m not one of those guys that spends a whole lotta time tuning my system, and I don’t have a screaming machine. It’s pretty generic out of the box. Think your computer is faster? You’re probably right. Regardless, here … [Read more…]
Mark Shuttleworth has just announced on his personal blog that version 12.04 of Ubuntu will be known as Precise Pangolin.
So tonight I fired up for the first time Ubuntu 11.10, or what will become Ubuntu 11.10 here in a couple months. It’s pretty much what you’d expect to see in any alpha release software. BUGS. Everywhere. I did manage to check on a couple things before I turned the machine off, and I see … [Read more…]
I just got done reading Day 3 of Tony Bradley’s 30 Days with Ubuntu Linux. Day 3 and he’s already kinda pissed me off. Day 1 wasn’t even a day with Linux. It was his announcement that he was going to be doing it. If you’re going to be doing 30 days with Ubuntu Linux, … [Read more…]
Pretty much immediately after the release of the newest Ubuntu (Natty Narwhal), I downloaded it and replaced my existing version of Ubuntu (Maverick Meerkat) on my Netbook. There’s been a lot of discussion regarding whether Unity was a good choice or a very bad thing since it appeared on Meerkat. I’m not going to pretend … [Read more…]
I ran across this nice little walk through of the Natty Narwhal release of Ubuntu that we can be expecting in the next month or so. As it’s pointed out several times in the walk through, Natty is still in Alpha, so there are things about it that don’t work all together well. Many things … [Read more…]