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Abulafia Meets the Sound Blaster

This is rapidly turning into a computers and Ubuntu blog, but that’s fine. Monday evening, I toasted Abulafia’s onboard sound card, the one built into the motherboard. I think it was due to plugging into a recorder to the output … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Jones and the Return of the Gnome

I’m back, baby. Back to a desktop configuration that doesn’t actively hide things from, anyway. Last night I performed a fresh installation of Ubuntu 10.04.3 LTS, also known as Lucid Lynx. LTS means “long term support,” in that Canonical releases … Continue reading

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Ubuntu and the Gnome

Ubuntu 11.10 went live on Friday. Perhaps foolishly, I hit the upgrade button without looking too closely into what had changed. Since then, what’s occupied my attention most is the changes in GNOME 3, the desktop environment. It is, in … Continue reading

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Ziggy's Got Stripes

As mentioned previously, I’ve been playing with Ubuntu off and on for a couple years now. Ziggy is a Dell Inspiron laptop I picked up refurbished when I thought I was moving to New York City and would find a … Continue reading

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Introducing Abulafia

The most recent addition to my heap of technology is a salvaged lab computer from work. And "salvaged" does it an injustice; it’s quite the zippy little thing with an Nvidia card and such nonsense. In the tradition of my … Continue reading

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