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"a look at how Ubuntu can power financial institutions" How about we take a look at how financial institutions go against everything the word "Ubuntu" means? How about we look at the way these places maximize harm on their own customers for their own profit? How about we look at how they screwed over everyone […]

Artful Aardvark comes out THURSDAY. UPDATE.


It has been a long time since I was this happy about an OS update. :) Freedom looks great on it, and damn the kernel is NICE. I'm running it on my GPD WIN and stuff works. Not everything, mind, the screen dimmer isn't quite there yet but everything else is quite sweet. I'll have […]

Make that 2 systems


So, I got two systems that even together were less than one system from Lenovo or Alienware. First is Beast, it's an ASUS gaming laptop. GTX980/4G with 3.3THz i7, 32 GB of RAM, 256GB SSD and 1TB of 7200 rpm hard drive. It's 17.3" screen, and 10 pounds, so it is a monster. Ubuntu runs […]

WD-IRL


If you don't grok the acronym, don't worry about it. OK, so I was reading about this Parrot AR Drone I have, how to mod and work with the software on it, and it turns out the sucker can run an Ubuntu chroot, all you have to do is give it some USB storage and […]

FUCK


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Gnome 3 Header Bar + Unity = OK


Are your Gnome 3 apps that use the GtkHeaderBar putting the buttons on the wrong side under Unity, and it's ugly? Open up dconf-editor and set the value in org.gnome.desktop.wm.preferences button-layout to 'close,minimize,maximize:' Make sure to put the colon at the end, and no spaces between anything! This will swap the buttons to the correct […]

So I won’t Forget


Need to run the Windows plugins for Flash or Silverlight on Ubuntu? Try Pipelight. I used this to watch the 2016 Olympics and it worked really well, just don't have more than one going at once. ;)