Category Archives: Linux

Programmer Sex

So…. I’m sitting around in #teenlug ( 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 has setup the website for all you Teen Linux enthusiasts out there! Get onto it, populate it, test it, love it! Unlike, 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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