Tag Archives: ubuntu

Getting started with Tizen

The Tizen source and SDK were unleashed yesterday, and I’ve just had a first glance. The documentation is a bit all over the place, so here’s some notes on getting up and running. For more information on what’s going on with … Continue reading

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Migrating to WordPress

Welcome to my new look blog. Oooh, shiny. I’ve been trying to upgrade the software behind this blog on and off for quite a few years now. It was back in 2008 that I installed MovableType 4.12, and although MovableType … Continue reading

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rsyslogd on Oneiric Ubuntu 11.10

If you happen to have upgraded to Ubuntu 11.10 but are running an old kernel (for example, you’re working on a hosted virtual server), you may see the rsyslogd process running away with your CPU. This seems to be a … Continue reading

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natty review

I’m off to FOSDEM next weekend, so I’ve got my aged EeePC 901 out of the cupboard. It’s the only laptop I have that can stand up to really long days without a power socket. I’m trying out a selection … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Netbook review

I’m off to FOSDEM next weekend, so I’ve got my aged EeePC 901 out of the cupboard. It’s the only laptop I have that can stand up to really long days without a power socket. I’m trying out a selection … Continue reading

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Jolicloud review

I’m off to FOSDEM next weekend, so I’ve got my aged EeePC 901 out of the cupboard. It’s the only laptop I have that can stand up to really long days without a power socket. I’m trying out a selection … Continue reading

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UDS Maverick

I’m here at the Maverick Ubuntu Developer Summit for a couple of days. It’s been a great experience so far, and the quality of the discussion has been outstanding. I’m primarily here to listen in on the Ubuntu on ARM … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 10.04 beta on Virtualbox

Let’s try this post again. I’ve been trying Ubuntu 10.04 beta on Virtualbox, but unfortunately the guest tools aren’t totally up-to-date. A couple of fixes are needed. First, via Absolutely!, fix the video drivers: sudo nano -w /usr/src/vboxvideo-3.1.4/vboxvideo_drm.c Replace line … Continue reading

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QT, GTK, Widget Toolkits, Web UIs

Toward the end of last week, Nokia made the announcement that they would add LGPL as a license option to the QT toolkit. QT is a highly-polished, well documented modern GUI toolkit – some consider it to be the best … Continue reading

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EeeMac

So, back in November I picked up the Asus EeePC 901 (901 specs), in the interests of research and geek fun. I installed Ubuntu Netbook remix on it, then plain Ubuntu, but it mostly languished on the shelf. I found … Continue reading

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