Monthly Archives: September 2013

Distribution Release: SparkyLinux 3.1

Paweł Pijanowski has announced the release of SparkyLinux Linux 3.1, a set of lightweight Debian-based distributions coming in "LXDE", "Ultra" (with Openbox and JWM) and "CLI" flavours: "SparkyLinux 3.1 ‘Annagerman’ …

The Fridge: Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 336

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #336 for the week September 23 – 29, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: …

Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter Issue 336

Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter. This is issue #336 for the week September 23 – 29, 2013, and the full version is available here. In this issue we cover: …

Benjamin Kerensa: Quality Linux/Open Source Blogs

I recently saw an inbound link from a linux distro forum asking about quality Linux/Debian blogs that people could follow and my blog was among that list. Since the list …

Historical Strategy Game 0 A.D. Looks to Crowdfunding for Future Development

The team behind the cross-platform game 0 A.D. is asking for donations to drive continued development of the free and open source realtime strategy title. The post Historical Strategy Game …

Tony Whitmore: What do you feel? Anger? Sorrow? Despair?

Fortunately those emotions were the furthest from my mind yesterday as I attended the latest of the screenings at the BFI to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who. This …

BSD Releases: NetBSD 6.1.2, 6.0.3

Jeff Rizzo has announced the availability of NetBSD 6.1.2 and 6.0.3, two new updates to the NetBSD 6.1 and 6.0 release branches: "The NetBSD project is pleased to announce NetBSD …

Enable mod_proxy on Plesk 11 with Ubuntu

Sometimes you need to redirect a website to a new server before the DNS changes are effective, or you need to prepare the hosting and the DNS settings before the …

Setting up an Ubuntu computer in a Microsoft domain

I have been tasked with adding Ubuntu-based laptops to a Microsoft domain. The end users want it to behave like the Microsoft laptops that they normally use. Read more here

From Windows to Ubuntu Linux – A success story

At some point in 2011, I decided to download Ubuntu and try it out on my Lenovo T60 running off of the disk without installing. After becoming either bored or …