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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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GnuCash

Ever in pursuit of becoming a stultifying adult, I started messing with money-tracking software yesterday. It started with a program HomeBank, but I decided pretty quickly it wasn’t granular enough for me. After that, the second best rating in Ubuntu’s … 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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