So, you’ve installed Xubuntu 11.10 and would like to make it your default, do-it-all operating system, but you’re not quite sure how? First off, excellent choice. Second, it’s a good thing you’re following this blog. I’ll show you how to easily get set up with your fresh installation of one of the best Linux distributions around.
Every six months, the Ubuntu family of operating systems continues to mature and grow. On October 13, Ubuntu 11.10 “Oneiric Ocelot” came into the hands of millions with its diversified family. As expected, we saw new releases of each desktop variant — Ubuntu (Gnome/Unity), Edubuntu (Ubuntu for classrooms), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), and the newest member of the family, Lubuntu (LXDE). This is a particularly exciting release because it offers a number of new and updated technologies (and thus features) including a much-improved Unity interface and the latest and greatest Gnome/GTK3. Read on to learn more about this exciting release!
Updates recently have been few and far between, and its largely because I can’t keep an Operating System on my laptop. What’s up with that? Continue reading Distro Hopping [Summer 2011]
Twenty years ago today, Linux took its first steps into the world, its father unknowing that it would one day power a multitude of devices, from network devices to cell phones to super computers. Join in on the celebration!
And the most unexpected birthday present, a video gift from Microsoft!
Canonical, the company behind the open source Linux distribution Ubuntu, has announced that Ubuntu One-the affordable cloud storage service has reached one million happy users. Since they reached this milestone back in May, I’m not a part of the 1 million, though I’m certainly a part of the happy million+1! Continue reading Ubuntu One News