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[26 Jan 2010 | 4 Comments | 816 views]

Today it was announced by Rick Spencer of Canonical that there are changes coming to the default search engine in Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx. The first change is that the default search engine will no longer be Google. Canonical and Yahoo made a deal in which Canonical will generate revenue from the switch. This will help to support further development of Ubuntu by helping to pay for Canonical staff and other resources needed.

Planet Ubuntu, Ubuntu »

[22 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 171 views]

Depending on where you are, the day we (ok maybe just me) have been waiting for. The first Ubuntu User Day starts in just over 8 hours. Join us for an exciting day of classes geared towards new and newer Ubuntu users. You can find out more information by visiting the Ubuntu User Days wiki page at: http://wiki.ubuntu.com/UserDays. There you will find more information about the day, and a complete class schedule. See you in a few hours!

Planet Ubuntu, Ubuntu Tutorials »

[9 Dec 2008 | 10 Comments | 3,230 views]

Have you had trouble setting a static IP address on Ubuntu 8.10? If so this is due to a bug with the Gnome Network Manager. The easiest way to fix this is to uninstall the network manager, and edit your configuration files yourself. To remove the network manager type the following into your terminal:
sudo apt-get remove –purge network-manager

Planet Ubuntu, Ubuntu Tutorials »

[29 Oct 2008 | 28 Comments | 3,152 views]

Now that you have Ubuntu 8.10 installed, we are going to add all the basic programs, codecs, and customizations that you may need on Ubuntu.
Your new install probably has some services running that you don’t need. Let’s remove those to free up some system resources. To do this select System > Administration > Services. Unlock the services tab by entering your password. Then remove the services you do not need.

Planet Ubuntu, Ubuntu Tutorials »

[5 Oct 2008 | 14 Comments | 37,253 views]

This tutorial will go over installing Squid using Webmin to configure it. We won’t be going over installing Webmin, so if you need help there is an excellent tutorial at HowtoForge. You’re going to want to install Squid first so that Webmin will automatically detect that you have Squid installed and install the correct modules. Don’t worry though, if you already have webmin installed, you can add the Squid module from the Webmin admin area.