This tutorial shows how you can enable Compiz Fusion on an Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) desktop (the system must have a 3D-capable graphics card - I'm using an NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 here).
workswithu.com: For the release of Jaunty, the Ubuntu developers decided to disable the control-alt-backspace shortcut for killing the graphical X session. This move prompted a lot of complaining from advanced users.
I guess you could use a screenlet or something similar to embed a terminal into your desktop, but I want to have it transparent, with no titlebar or border and basically to look like my wallpaper has a terminal. For that, i used Compiz and this is what it looks like:
This guide explains how you can install and use KVM for creating and running virtual machines on an Ubuntu 9.04 server. I will show how to create image-based virtual machines and also virtual machines that use a logical volume (LVM).
- Dell colours netbook for kids
- Dell’s school netbook seems priceworthy to me!
- Latitude 2100: Dell Netbook for Schools
- New $369 Dell netbook for schools has germ-busting keyboard
- Ubuntu to be offered by Dell Australia
- Dell's Latitude 2100: More Than Just Kid Stuff
- Amid Linux netbook jitters, Dell stands firm
pcworld.com: Unfortunately there's a stinky little issue, and it's related to a blog posting I made last week: Trademarks. Although it seems the Ubuntu One client is open source, the Web server side of things are still secret.
extremetech.com: A while back I looked at the Christian Edition of Ubuntu. This time around I was pleased to find that there was a Muslim edition available. So I gave it a download and thought I'd add it to our collection of Linux distribution reviews.
- Ubuntu Experience–How it Feels
- Ubuntu 64-bit More Competitive Against Mac OS X
- Canonical's Landscape: Manage Your Clouds, Even on Amazon EC2
- OWASP LiveCD switching to Ubuntu
Welcome to the Ubuntu Weekly Newsletter, Issue 142 for the weeks May 10th - May 16th, 2009. is available.
linuxloop.com: Even when Dell just offered Ubuntu 8.04 on all of their systems, I suggested that it would make sense to update to the latest version. I checked their ever-changing selection of Ubuntu computers again, only to discover that the Ubuntu versions make even less sense.