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Up for the Challenge?

GaladrielSkywalker (aka Galadie/Gala) suggested this uber-cool writing challenge on APT today:

It would be very interesting to write from the point of view of a blind person.

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Upgrading Ubuntu 12.04 to 14.04 with limited bandwidth

Upgrading Ubuntu at work can make you rather unpopular, as the Internet bandwidth is fully utilised downloading all the updates to packages you have long since forgotten that you installed. 408 more words


dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/openjdk-7-jre-headless_7u65-2.5.1-4ubuntu1~ (--unpack):

I’ve been getting this error during package install lately:

Preparing to unpack .../openjdk-7-jre-headless_7u65-2.5.1-4ubuntu1~ ...
Unpacking openjdk-7-jre-headless:amd64 (7u65-2.5.1-4ubuntu1~ over (7u55-2.4.7-1ubuntu1) ...
dpkg: error processing archive /var/cache/apt/archives/openjdk-7-jre-headless_7u65-2.5.1-4ubuntu1~ (--unpack):
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purple -ish


One of the most awesome trips ever.  Yes, we just got back from Southern France, home to the infamous Lavender fields ^^


Enabling an Intel Pro 2200 wireless network card

Since MATE was now available in the Debian repositories I decided to see how well one of my older laptops (an HP 510 with a 1.4 Ghz Celeron CPU and 512MB RAM) would cope. 797 more words