This post is mainly for my reference but hopefully it may help some of you. I am running CrunchBang Linux 10 which uses Debian Squeeze as a base. I changed my /etc/apt.conf from “squeeze” to “testing”. This is how I got my iPhone 3G to sync in Debian. Step 1 – Install needed packages. apt-get… Read More
I was running Windows 7 on my EeePC and decided to get rid of it. I formatted my drive completely and installed CrunchBang Linux 10 (Statler). Statler is an Alpha release and based off of Debian Squeeze but still running the lightweight Openbox. For those that are familiar with GNU/Linux know that CrunchBang Linux was… Read More
I recently swapped from GDM to SLiM on my EeePC running Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04 and decided to make a nice simple theme for it which you can download. SLiM is exactly that, a Simple Login Manager and it lives up to it’s name. Even being as simple as it is, you can still theme… Read More
A NSW Police cybercrime expert recommends using Ubuntu, Puppy Linux or the Apple iPhone, steering clear of Microsoft Windows if you want to bank online. In a news article Detective Inspector Bruce vad der Graaf says: If you are using the internet for a commercial transaction, use a Linux boot up disk – such as… Read More
Well I was running Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty on my EeePC 1000HE and was going great, so I decided to do a dist upgrade to 9.10 Karmic, bad idea! It downloaded and installed fine, but when I rebooted wicd wouldn’t pick up my wireless network, so no internet basically means I hosed the machine. I had… Read More
I installed Ubuntu 9.04 today on my EeePC and notice that the version of XChat I had installed seemed different. The first thing I noticed was it was called xchat-gnome and was build 0.xx. Knowing that XChat was up to version 2.8 I thought it seemed quite odd.
I awoke with a phone call today at 12noon, I was sleeping in because I got home late from Kirsten’s 21’s last night. I answered the call, and my sister said “have you forgotten something?”, it was her 18th birthday today, I remembered, I was just asleep. So I said happy birthday to her, and… Read More