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[26 Jan 2010 | 4 Comments | 678 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 Tutorials »

[28 Oct 2009 | 13 Comments | 5,970 views]

Now that you have Ubuntu 9.10 installed, we are going to add all the basic programs, codecs, and customizations that you may need on Ubuntu.

Planet Ubuntu, Ubuntu Tutorials »

[4 Jun 2009 | No Comment | 429 views]

We are going to go over how to install Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope onto your computer.
1. Creating bootable media
Download the software and create in installation disk. You can download Ubuntu 9.04 from http://www.ubuntu.com/getubuntu/download After downloading Ubuntu, create an install CD.

Planet Ubuntu, Ubuntu Tutorials »

[24 Apr 2009 | 23 Comments | 18,674 views]

The Ctrl-Alt-Backspace key combination which was used to restart X was disabled by default in Ubuntu 9.04. In order to re-enable this key combo, run the following command in your terminal window:
sudo aptitude install dontzap && sudo dontzap –d
Please note: I had to install the program “dontzap” prior to this command working, so I have added that to the line of code above to make life easier for you!

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[20 Dec 2008 | 3 Comments | 36 views]

The Alpha 2 release of Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) was released yesterday. Alpha 2 comes available as a Live CD, allowing you to use 9.04 without having to install it. Jaunty includes new versions of X.org Server (1.6) and a new linux kernel (2.6.28). If you plan on installing Alpha 2, please keep in mind that this is not intended for use on a production system. Please check out this list of Known Issues and if you find any bugs please report them to the Bug Tracker.

Planet Ubuntu, Ubuntu Tutorials »

[9 Dec 2008 | 10 Comments | 2,426 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