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Why do I Use Open Source?

I decided to respond to Michael Hall’s post, “Why do you contribute to open source?“, but first I will explain why I use open source and in the next post, I will explain why I contribute to it.  589 more words


Git repository via Apache - Take 3

I revisited an old post that I wrote to see how to host my own private git repository with Apache, but I didn’t write any details and made it hard on myself, so I’ll try to fix that here. 398 more words

Figured Out

Sharing (dropbox) folder between host and guest Ubuntu

1. In VirtualBox software, Device -> Shared Folder Settings, create a shared folder, say “dropbox”. Make sure you select “Auto-mount” and “Make permanent”.

2. After log in Ubuntu, you will see a folder /media/sf_dropbox. 83 more words


Ubuntu 14.10 Beta (Utopic Unicorn) Released

The Ubuntu 14.10 Desktop beta is now available for those of you willing to risk it. So if you are willing to try Utopic Unicorn (They should fire the person that keeps coming up with these names) Here is the download page – Utopic Unicorn


Beta 1 Releases Available for Ubuntu Flavors

The Ubuntu 14.10 Beta 1 release is now available for Ubuntu flavors:  GNOME, Kubuntu, Xubuntu, Lubuntu, Kylin and Ubuntu Cloud.

The Ubuntu GNOME Beta 1 includes GNOME Shell 3.12. 79 more words


Unit 1 - Ubuntu: The Terminal

For my first week of class, I was asked to read through the Ubuntu forums, and comment on a post from the “New to Ubuntu” section.  502 more words

Command Line Interface