Posts By cj2003

Did Microsoft Just Kill Ubuntu Tablets?

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There is no doubt that Canonical is looking at the ARM based hardware for its tablets. But Microsoft seemed to have nipped Ubuntu’s Tablet in the bud. The company tweaked its Windows Hardware Certification Requirements to effectively ban most alt…

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Install Ubuntu TV from a PPA [How To]

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Ubuntu TV can already be compiled – instructions available on the Ubuntu wiki, and using those instructions, you can run it without installing it, which is actually the best way to do it (since it doesn’t replace Unity 2D), but if you don’t like to compile stuff, you can use a test PPA I’ve created […]

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Tame the Ubuntu 11.10 Unity interface with MyUnity

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The new interface introduced with the latest version of Ubuntu has had a mixed response. MyUnity offers an easy way to change some of the visual settings. This can make the Launcher and Unity in general easier to use as well as that satisfaction in having it set up exactly as you want Read more […]

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Ubuntu 11.10 Samba Standalone Server With tdbsam Backend

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This tutorial explains the installation of a Samba fileserver on Ubuntu 11.10 and how to configure it to share files over the SMB protocol as well as how to add users. Samba is configured as a standalone server, not as a domain controller. In the resulting setup, every user has his own home directory accessible […]

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Ubuntu variants to get 12.04 LTS releases

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The Ubuntu Technical Board has approved three separate proposals which will see Long Term Support (LTS) editions of the KDE-based Kubuntu, Xfce-based Xubuntu and education-oriented Edubuntu appear alongside Ubuntu 12.04 LTS when it is released in April…

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Networking in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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One of my focus for this cycle is to get Ubuntu’s support for complex networking working in a predictable way. The idea was to review exactly what’s happening at boot time, get a list of possible scenario that are used on servers in corporate envir…

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