Tweak Your UI- The Ubuntu Calculator

Recently I saw a couple articles on the improved calculator that will be shipping in Ubuntu 10.10 and I thought “Really? An improved calculator?” It turns out that the major, obvious improvement is a UI change. It seems odd. I mean, calculators are...

A Couple Neat Tips

http://blogs.techrepublic.com.com/five-tips/?p=204 The only thing new for me was the first one- maybe the others will be for you. I’m not sure how much faster my boot time can get- even with the profile flag it was pretty...

Well-written Article on Switching from Mac to Linux

One thing I love about Dan Gillmor’s recent article on switching is his emphasis on the increasing control Apple is exercising over their customers. Whereas I’m free to use any software I want to access my Android phone when I dock it, your iPhone will...

What Dell Offers: Ubuntu, Which Is Better Than Windows

As has been widely reported, Dell’s Ubuntu sub-site was offering not just Dell computers preloaded with Ubuntu, but advice on which OS should be used. I’m thinking that a Linux fan was tasked to create the page without much supervision- maybe even a...