Expanding Ubuntu Recovery Mode

Recovery Mode is a text-based interface to a few quick repair tools that is installed by default with most Ubuntu releases and derivatives. I wrote a few add-ons for it that increase its usefulness in remote repair and diagnostics situations. These were developed and tested on Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx). Starting Ubuntu in Recovery Mode [...]

Free Culture Showcase

For the 11.04 Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase we (the attendees at the UDS session) thought it would be really good to set a theme. The decision was made in order to encourage people to create content with wider artistic merit. The Ubuntu Free Culture Showcase is designed to help all of us show off the [...]

Warzone 2100 2.3.7 has been released!

Time for another 2.3 release! Apart from the usual heap of bugfixes and translation updates, this release includes some multiplayer rebalancing to adjust for the working-again armour: MG damage to cyborgs was increased by 10%, to tracks decreased by 10%, and to bunkers decreased 5%. Cannon damage to buildings and hardpoints increased 10%, to bunkers [...]

FreeCol 0.10.0-alpha released

We have released FreeCol 0.10.0-alpha. The new release is not yet stable, but fixes many old bugs and adds numerous new features. It should be able to read all 0.9.x savegames. Changes to increase Colonization compatibility secondary production no longer benefits from plowing horse production consumes less food treasure from destroyed native settlements is now [...]

Updated Debian GNU/Linux: 5.0.8 released

Updated Debian GNU/Linux: 5.0.8 released The Debian project is pleased to announce the eighth update of its stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (codename “lenny”). This update mainly adds corrections for security problems to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems. Please note that this update does not constitute a new version […]

Samba 3.4.10 Available for Download

================================================================== “Each day provides its own gifts.” Marcus Aurelius ================================================================== Release Announcements ===================== This is the latest stable release of Samba 3.4. Major enhancements in Samba 3.4.10 include: o Fix smbd coredump (bug #7617). o Fix Winbind internal error (bug #7636). o Fix flaky Winbind against w2k8 (bug #7881). Changes since 3.4.9 ——————- o Michael […]

Wine release 1.3.12

The Wine development release 1.3.12 is now available. What’s new in this release (see below for details): – Support for multiple icon sizes in winemenubuilder. – Improvements to the help browser. – Initial stab at DOSBox integration. – Various MSI fixes. – Some fixes to the Wine debugger. – Various bug fixes. The source is […]

The brand new Mandriva Linux 2010.2 is here!

Mandriva announces the launch of the new version of Mandriva Linux 2010.2 based on its new product strategy, a one-year period between major releases. Additionally, Mandriva will also release updated versions of its products on a periodic time on a 6-month basis. Mandriva Linux 2010.2 is the first product following this new strategy. It is […]

Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On OpenSUSE 11.3

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How To Set Up Apache2 With mod_fcgid And PHP5 On Ubuntu 10.10

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How to quickly access a CLI text editor in Linux

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VBoxHeadless – Running Virtual Machines With VirtualBox 4.0 On A Headless OpenSUSE 11.3 Server

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Installing an encrypted openvpn on Lenny

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Enabling SquirrelMail For Your Web Sites On An ISPConfig 3 Server (Debian Lenny)

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How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On Mandriva 2010.1 Spring

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Record your Linux desktop from the command line

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How to install firefox 4.0 beta in ubuntu using PPA

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Install inSSIDer 2 wifi scanner in ubuntu using .deb package

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Getting Enlightened with Bodhi Linux

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Split And Merge PDF Files With PDF-Shuffler [Linux]

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