Posts tagged 'Linux'

Sudo = Please

After a comment I made the other day, I remembered the sudo make me a sandwich xkcd comic

Proper User Policy apparently means Simon
Says.

It occured to me that commanding someone by saying 'sudo make me ...

MythTV Setup

A few weeks ago I was having fun trying to set-up MythTV in my flat. I had a laptop 1 sitting plugged into my TV for a while. I have a Freecom Digital TV USB DVB-T Freeview Receiver 2 plugged in and working fine under Kaffeine 3 however Kaffeine is ...

The Ubuntu Challenge

OK so the Hardy heron has been released for a few weeks now and the exams are pretty much over. I would like to take this opportunity to issue 'The 30 day Ubuntu Challenge'.

The challenge is to install Ubuntu on your computer and during the 30 day period attempt ...

kaylee and EdLUG

Well Kaylee works with Linux fine now except for the fact that it has a 5+mins boot time. I have tried doing silly things like compiling a vanilla kernel but that didn't boot at all (well I gave up after 30 mins). I went to the EdLUG meeting ...

Kaylee's First Day

Whilst I first saw Kaylee in my flat, the first place that I turned her on was Bedlam, then to the pub. I feel this is an entirely appropriate way to introduce a new laptop to its new life. Today Kaylee went to see Kings Buildings and I allowed her ...

More Names and Linux

So my new (shiny) laptop has arrived and it is to be called Kaylee or possibly one of Caleigh, Cayleigh, Cayley, Kaelee, Kaeleigh, Kaeley, Kaeli, Kaelie, Kailee, Kaileigh, Kailey, Kaili, Kalee, Kaleigh, Kaley, Kalie, Kaylea, Kayleen, Kaylei, Kayleigh, Kaylene, Kayley, Kayli, Kaylie, Kaylleigh and Kaylley. (NB open office does not ...

The 'I hate Windows' Itch

Once again I have gotten the 'I hate Windows' itch and considering that I got a package of Kubuntu CDs today and no lectures I spent most of the day installing Linux (as well as clearing the 20-30cm pile of rubbish off my desks). I have tried to do this ...