Let’s say you want to improve Ubuntu by contributing a patch but if that project is covered by the Canonical Contributor Agreement, you’ll need to sign over some of your rights. People have been arguing about this for a while now but why does Canonical need it in the first place?
Apt and dpkg are wonderful tools when they work. However, like most tools, if you chuck rubbish at them, they’ll stop working. Here’s a quick guide to overcoming the most common break in
Landscape is a great tool but at its current price and integration with the costly Ubuntu Advantage service plan, uptake will be slow.
I love Wine. If you’re a Linux user, you’ll almost definitely have some experience with it. I recently found a feature that enables antialiasing and I want to share it.
A few times I’ve found that I need to move a site to another server without any downtime but every time, DNS rears its ugly head and ruins my day.
Nano isn’t the best editor but it does a fairly good job at staying out the way and letting you edit or view things without needing a cheat-sheet of cryptic keyboard shortcuts. However, what do you do when you have a 50,000 line document and you want to get a specific line somewhere near the middle?
After almost a year of playing with Nokia’s former flagship phone, I’ve more than a couple of things to say about the device, if I’d recommend it and why I’ll not buy another Nokia phone in a while.
As somebody who proudly considers themselves a Djangophile, I’m always looking to make one of the biggest aspects of Django (the Admin site) just that little bit better.
Once upon a time if I wanted comments on a website, I would do them myself, tediously tackling problems solved a dozen times before to deliver an intuitive system. But today is a new day and I wouldn’t dream of writing comment code unless I really had to.
I’d love to say VPS.net were a hip, awesome and competent company. I’d love to recommend them. I’d love to give you an affiliate link, sit on a beach and get rich… But I can’t. One quick look past their glitzy website and stunning feature array and you’ll see VPS.net are not the industry-leaders they aspire to be.