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desktop collection #01

desktop collection #01, originally uploaded by coincidentalimages.

GNU/Linux Kubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon, KDE 3.5.8
on Asus M3000N 1024×768 display

If it ain't broken, don't fix it!

I tend to minimise the instances when I have to change of Linux version on my computer (a Macbook Pro Santa Rosa), for this always is a traumatic event with potential consequences on my work, and therefore I had postponed leaving Kubuntu 7.10 ( 193 more words


My experiences...with LINUX distros

Life and the world is full of choices, some that cannot be avoided and some that can be. Choices make us what we are and what we can have on our laptops. 1,263 more words

Installing IBM Lotus Symphony Office Suite on Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

Still bored and don’t really feel like doing anything taxing to my already diminishing stamina, I decided to take on IBM’s new Office suite, the Lotus Symphony… 387 more words

Time Out

Nokia E51 as Bluetooth GSM modem on Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon


For an updated how-to for connecting a Karmic Koala 9.10 install or newer to E51, go here

The step below also works for for 8.04 (Hardy Heron), but won’t work on 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) since Network Manager applet does n0t cooperate nicely with /etc/resolve and will refuse to recognize any DNS set by wvdial. 821 more words


Gutsy Gibbon

A Gibbon… on a tree.

‘Gutsy Gibbon’
75 Push-ups
95 pound Sumo-deadlift high-pull, 50 reps
50 Ring Dips
45 pound Weighted Pull-ups, 30 reps
25 Handstand Push-ups… 48 more words


Ubuntu 8.04 - Hardy Heron Upgrade

A major upgrade of your OS is always a leap of faith. In this case my upgrade from Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon) to 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron) was a smooth transition with no worries. 50 more words