Category Archives: Ubuntu

Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx – Reinstalling ALSA

I shared with everyone the problem I am having with ALSA in my previous blog post. Stéphane Gaudreault wrote a good instruction on how to re-install ALSA. The only difference that I during the re-installation process is that I stopped … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Lucid Lynx 10.04 – Desktop Eye Candy

Bisigi project gives the coolest themes for Linux. Bisigi provides some of the best themes that I have installed in my Ubuntu box so far. These are some of my favourite Bisigi themes. Showtime Theme Balanza Bamboo Zen Ubuntu Sunrise … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx – Gasp What’s Wrong With ALSA ?

I have been having 100% CPU usage problem that hogs my Ubuntu box ever since I was using Karmic. I scan my Ubuntu box for bad hard disk sector using: Luckily and I am still thankful for this that I … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx – Thunderbird 3 the Ultimate Email Client

Thunderbird 3 comes with new functions that enhance user experience. Some of the new functions that I really like is the new Tabbed Search, Archiving function, and Virtual Folders. We can also install Thunderbird 3 on other operating system, just … Continue reading

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Upgraded to Lucid Lynx

I just upgraded my Jaunty Jackalope to Lucid Lynx last night.  The Ubuntu team has definitely done an amazing job delivering Lucid. The upgrade process is very easy,smooth and flawless. Ubuntu Lucid also comes with a lot of interesting feature … Continue reading

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How I Save Bandwidth In Ubuntu

My current broadband provider set a limit of 25 GB of data per month. Luckily they provide a free download period from 2AM – 8 AM.  The trick is how to schedule my heavy download between the free download period. … Continue reading

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Basic XML Processing with Python

Python comes with ‘xml.dom.minidom’ a lightweight DOM implementation that we can use to read and write XML file. I am using this to read and write XML file in my Ubuntu. It work seamlessly with Ubuntu 9.10. Writing XML File … Continue reading

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Miranda for Ubuntu: Defining Rule

I have been helping out Miranda development by developing some preliminary UI using Glade. Glade is an awesome RAD for developing GUI based on GTK.The user interfaces designed in Glade are saved as XML. Glade provides a clean separation between … Continue reading

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Miranda Your Personal Ubuntu File Manager

There are rumours on the net about Miranda for Ubuntu. Unfortunately my firefox crashed and I cant recover my browsing history. What I gather so far is that Miranda is inspired by Belvedere. Miranda is your personal file organizer in … Continue reading

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Python Knowledge Well : Acire

I recently followed Jono Bacon. He is Ubuntu Community manager in Canonical. He created a great application called Acire where people can share their python code snippets to help everyone learn python. Acire provide a good learning point for anyone … Continue reading

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