Don’t know about you, but I spend a lot of time on my computer. I mean, A LOT. Like many people, I work on my computer, so my work is totally reliant on my computer, so there’s nothing I can do that doesn’t involve my computer (god help me if one day we run outContinue reading “WorkRave on Ubuntu might just save your life”
In Part 3 it’s just a question of getting it to work.
It’s 11.32pm and I just finished cleaning my house and we all know that after cleaning house, there’s nothing more rewarding than cleaning your desktop too. I’m about to upgrade to and get a first look at the new Ubuntu 8.04 and you’re more than welcome to join the ride.
After trying to run Ubuntu 7.10 on the Journo’s HP laptop without success, I was happy when it worked effortlessly on another friend’s Acer Aspire 3003wlc laptop.
Neither my work nor home installation of Ubuntu Gutsy 7.10 had Bluetooth Manager working out of the box. But it required only a little bit of tweaking.
My use of Ubuntu so far has included a little word processing, some graphic manipulation, and Internet functionality, but yesterday, I tried importing pictures from the Canon Ixus that I use.
I had a problem on Ubuntu where I was able to ping websites, but couldn’t browse them through FireFox or get updates via the Update Manager.
Evolution is Ubuntu’s answer to Microsoft Outlook, which is quick to set up if you have all the information.
After much fear and trepidation not only did I get our Microsoft Network to sit down and talk with Ubuntu Linux, but it was unexpectedly easy.
Linux as an operating system has become much easier to use for previous Windows devotees (prisoners), but that doesn’t mean its all plain sailing but this Windows Noob installed Ubuntu Linux without a hitch.