Archive: Freedom Zero: Adventures With Linux

Occupy Linux: Ubuntu Unity and making a Linux for more than the 1% (December 8, 2011)

If you’re one of those people who cherish the “traditional” Linux desktop experience, you need to realize that Ubuntu’s goal is not to serve you. You are, quite literally, the one percent

Ubuntu 11.04: Everything Old Is New Again (April 29, 2011)

New Ubuntu introduces new user interface concepts — the Dash and the Launcher — but better versions of the same ideas already exist

Firefox 4.0 (March 23, 2011)

The latest version of the Fox is out, and it’s fast fast FAST!

Good Company (January 24, 2009)

KDE4 prompted me to switch to GNOME. And it turns out I’m not the only one

HOWTO: Run Ubuntu 8.10 On the Asus Eee PC 1000 (December 18, 2008)

I figure this shit out so you don’t have to

Talk Me Down (December 9, 2008)

In which I become a casualty of a geek war that nobody cares about

Hardy Heron is Coming! (April 21, 2008)

Only a few more days until Ubuntu 8.04

Amazon MP3 Downloader Now Available for Linux (March 1, 2008)

Linux users are now first-class customers in Amazon’s groundbreaking DRM-free music store

Time to Get Gutsy! (October 18, 2007)

Ubuntu 7.10 (“Gutsy Gibbon”) hits the streets

New Releases: Ubuntu Feisty Fawn and Thunderbird 2.0 (April 19, 2007)

Start your downloaders!

HOWTO: Fix Audio CD Playback in KDE Apps (February 16, 2007)

Just in case you ever need to know

HOWTO: Pretty Up Firefox/Thunderbird UI Fonts (February 12, 2007)

Use your CSS skillz to customize your browser

Why Your New Kubuntu Install Won’t Play Music (June 13, 2006)

You’re not stupid after all! It’s a bug

KDE Kwestion (June 8, 2006)

Kan kyou ktell kme kwhy keverything kin KDE-land kstarts kwith K?

Printing in Linux: Still Waaaay Harder Than It Has To Be (August 22, 2005)

Will the subject that has defeated Open Source Legends defeat Our Favorite Geek?

Linux For Real People: Ubuntu (April 10, 2005)

Linux, getting closer to being for the rest of us

Call for Help: SSH Port Forwarding (February 23, 2004)

Taking the LazyWeb approach

Red Hat, CPAN, and Intense, Throbbing Pain (January 22, 2004)

I suffer so you don’t have to

Synaptic Makes Apt A Snap (November 10, 2003)

I’m still hacking away on Red Hat 9 as a desktop OS for my home PC, even though Red Hat’s CEO says that’s a dumb thing to do. However, one thing I ran into pretty quickly with Red Hat is the limitations of the RPM package management scheme. There’s RPMs out there for just about […]