The positions of variables in a Bash Shell script may be used by the script as a reference. These built-in parameters are useful methods for building scripts.Read more »
Apparently there’s some sort of conspiracy keeping Linux-related links off the front page of the popular link-sharing site Digg.com — or at least that’s what a recent Computerworld editorial would have you believe.Read more »
Latest release of Ubuntu 9.04 codenamed Jaunty Jackalope has few annoyances for experienced users such as Indicator applet, No default Compiz/desktop effects for some Intel based motherboards, Update manager nagging continuously for updates, cant restart X server by Ctrl+Alt+Backspace key combination etc. This article will enlist the fixes or workarounds for these annoyances.Read more »
We have been using kUbuntu for about 3 years now and have always been slow to upgrade to newer versions, fearing the impending bug, broken configuration with hardware, or grub issues. So when 8.04 rolled out, having been using a 'fairly' stable 7.10, we were quite hesitant to change.Read more »
As a new user, there comes a time (or there will come a time) when you are playing around with Ubuntu/Gnome, trying different themes, different engines, different window managers, etc, and all of a sudden you run into a problem that you can’t seem to find a way to fix it.
You keep thinking, "I wish I could just reset it back to its defaults, like a clean install, without losing all my applications and data."
Well, you’re in luck. There is a way to reset your Desktop settings back to their defaults.Read more »