June 08, 2007
Growing the open source footprint organically
Lately I've been getting numerous leaflets in my mailbox: Has your computer's stability become an absolute nightmare? Is your system moving at a snail's pace? Does your computer keep crashing without warning? Do you keep getting mysterious error messages that seem to appear out of nowhere? ...
June 05, 2007
How to get special characters easily in Ubuntu
A number of different ways exist for how to easily type special characters (e.g. €, Scandinavian characters like åæøœö etc...)
May 04, 2007
Using ipod without itunes
Hundreds of people still stop by this blog each month looking for information on how to use an ipod without using itunes. Here is some updated information.
May 02, 2007
How to get Skype 1.4 on Ubuntu linux
Skype 1.4 for Linux is expected this Thursday, here is what you can do to get it installed on your Ubuntu PC as soon as it is released.
May 01, 2007
Dell PCs go on sale with Ubuntu Linux pre-installed
Now it's getting interesting: Dell has announced that they're starting to sell PCs with Ubuntu linux preinstalled in the US later this month. [...]
February 17, 2007
How to set up a HP multi-function printer in Ubuntu
I've received a number of emails asking about my success with setting up the HP PhotoSmart 2575 in Ubuntu linux. To be honest, it wasn't completely intuitive (hence my inspiration to write up a summary for others here):
February 14, 2007
Migration from Photoshop to GIMP
[...] As part of my migration to Ubuntu as my primary operating system at home, I'm delighted to find that GIMP actually does pretty much everything Photoshop does - and for free. [...]
August 02, 2006
Ubuntu home server setup
Almost a year ago now, I decided to transform the house's old, decommissioned Pentium 2 desktop PC into a house server of some sort.
A few eBay auctions and a bit of shopping later: