Category Archives: Ubuntu

Why Google will not buy Canonical

These post is a response to 2 Reasons Why Google Should Buy Ubuntu posted on Ghabuntu I personally don’t see google buying canonical happening any time soon. (Nor should they) Canonical’s business model is built round the very thing googl...

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Improving the Linux Ecosystem from Within: Thoughts on Adobe Axing Adobe Air for Linux

First of, I never ever been a fan of Adobe Air apps, their lack of integration with the native OS UI (At least on Linux) is a big turn off of me. Hence when Adobe announced that they would be … Continue reading →...

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Better Clickpad Support for Ubuntu 11.04

Ever since I got my HP probook 4420s I have been on a search for the Touchpad (or Clickpad as it is called) Nirvana. On Kubuntu 10.10 Out of the box the clickpad was basically useless, right click and middle … Continue reading →...

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Turning Wireless on Causes Laptop to Freeze on Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal? My Work Around

It all started.. …after I installed Kubuntu 11.04 beta, everything was going smooth, wireless worked out of the box, (unlike 10.10 where I had to install some freedom hating broadcom driver) I had the awesome kde 4.6.2, seating on top … ...

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