Category Archives: Linux

Programmer Sex

So…. I’m sitting around in #teenlug (irc.freenode.net) and I decide that I want to piss fophillips off :)… so I strike up a conversation about how stupidly laborious C is as compared to Ruby and it suddenly strikes me! Programming … Continue reading

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Gnome Applications In Menu Vanish

So I performed a full system a few weeks back and gnome was upgraded but something went wrong; I logged in and loads of stuff was broken (I ended up using XFCE). Thankfully another full system upgrade (up to gnome … Continue reading

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Zim – A Desktop Wiki

In the past couple of days I discovered Zim a new kind of wiki (still in beta) that can be used on the desktop. I tried it out and have decided to use it to write my school notes in … Continue reading

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Teen LUG!

Well, Teen LUG is a go go! Zach (formerly of linuxteens.com) has setup the website TeenLUG.com for all you Teen Linux enthusiasts out there! Get onto it, populate it, test it, love it! Unlike linuxteens.com, TeenLUG has more freedom to … Continue reading

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Creating a GUI Application Using Glade and Ruby

Creating GTK based applications using Glade and Ruby is very easy indeed. Firstly, get yourself hold of a copy of Glade from somewhere, I used aptitude on my Ubuntu 7.04 desktop: sudo aptitude install glade I used aptitude because it … Continue reading

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I’m a Mac, I’m a Windows and We’re Linux

Well, seeing the new Mitchell and Webb “I’m a Mac, I’m a PC” adverts I thought that I’d have a go myself. Mac: I’m a Mac Windows: I’m a Windows Linux: And We’re Linux! Mac: I’m a bit tubby around … Continue reading

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Pinnacle PCTV Hybrid Pro – Ubuntu Edgy 6.10 installation

A rough guide to installing the Pinnacle PCTV Hybrid Pro on Ubuntu Edgy 6.10. I’m not going to beat around the bush with this – I’m just going to tell you how I did it. This tutorial will probably help … Continue reading

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