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Geek Linux Software

A good review on UNR 9.04

Tuxradar has a good review of Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.04. I knew about maximus but I totally missed the part about virtual desktops being disabled.

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News Politics

Senator McCain is embracing the Internet

I don’t agree with Senator McCain about many things, but I like him. I can disagree with his politics and still consider him to be a great American. He’s really beginning to embrace the Internet. First it was with a Twitter account and now someone has setup for him his own Youtube page. I’ve been […]

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Geek Software

Running Firefox 3.5 beta 4

I’m now using Firefox 3.5 beta 4. They bumped up the version from 3.1 beta 3 to 3.5 beta 4. Beta 3 worked really well so I expect beta 4 to be “betterer”.

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Just Stupid Politics

Bipartisanship is dead already

From a Fox news web article: Some Republicans believe President Obama killed any chance for bipartisanship when he opened the possibility of prosecution and a congressional investigation of Bush-era lawyers who authorized “enhanced” interrogation techniques on terror suspects. Possible Interrogation Probe Dashes Hopes for Bipartisanship Under Obama Now they say bipartisanship is dead? Remember children, […]

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Geek Linux Software

Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.04

The nice thing about my netbook is that I have no hesitation to wipe it clean and install a new OS on it. Which is what I did today after I downloaded Ubuntu Netbook Remix 9.04. It was released today and the instructions for installing off of a USB stick were very clear. It’s a […]

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Geek Linux Software

Aspire One Netbook

After I returned my defective Dell MINI 9, I shopped around for a replacement. I found a better deal with the Acer Aspire One AOA110-1588 from J&R Music. It was on sale for $229.99 and had free shipping. From the product web page Intel Atom N270 1.6 GHz Processor 512 KB L2 Cache, 533 MHz […]

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Just Stupid Politics

8 mismanaged years and we still hear from Darth Cheney

I think I can sum up my reaction to the former torturer in chief: Go &^%# yourself Mr. Cheney.

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Geek

Firefox 3.1 beta 3 looks good

Firefox 3.0.x has a bug in it’s javascript handling that makes Flickr go insane for some people who use Nvidia drivers. I had tried an earlier beta and was disappointed to see that the bug was not addressed. I’ve been using beta 3 and I have not been able to reproduce the bug. The javascript […]

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News Politics

Governor Palin criticizes administration and she still does not matter

“You can see North Korea from my house!” Some people just don’t know when to stop. Governor Palin’s 15 minutes are up, although the Jerry Springer show is still a possibility.

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Geek Software

Resetting your WordPress widgets

If you mess up your WordPress theme’s widgets (I was playing with the code and screwed up) and can’t add or remove them, try following the advice here. The manual reset saved me a ton of time.