Thanks Tombuntu!

I had followed a link into the Tombuntu site and by coincidence ran into this post which completely explains what to do about a problem I ran into yesterday. Yay! Looks like this site is a...

Type and Find Your Files

The Nautilus File Manager could be considered the core of the GNOME Desktop Environment. It manages your desktop and organizes your files. I’m very partial to it having used it when it was a preview release from Eazel, Inc. Some newer things I hadn’t been...

Printer Nirvana

One of the delights of switching has been with my printer. That sounds really dumb but it was. Usually installing my printer is a pain. The reason for this is that it’s an HP 1020 I bought at Circuit City a couple years ago. For whatever reason, I just assumed...

Mail Servers: Sendmail vs. Postfix

I do web development and one of the things I have to have running locally is a mail server that sends the email generated by the websites I work on. To be honest I know only a bit about mail servers and try to keep out of that. I do know of two very popular ones:...

resolvconf

For some reason, early on, when I booted up I had an error about resolvconf in the list of startup processes. I found a post about resolvconf errors that said that for some reason it gets installed without needing to be and can safely be removed. If you some errors...