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Prism and Web Apps

For decades, applications and their use have been limited to computers and their specific operating systems. We as users have been used to going about our computing needs using a variety of applications. For word processing, MS Word has been the main contender. For spreadsheets, accounting, tables, graphs and all kinds of other calculating needs, […]

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Ubuntu 9.04 on XPS 1530

Having installed Ubuntu 9.04 from scratch onto my Dell XPS 1530, the question that first came to mind was if anything is different and works better? I remember I had some minor but very irritating bugs when I first installed 8.04 on this same computer. So, let’s do a quick overview of some of the […]

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Liberated from Windows!

This last year, I have progressively been moving away from Windows and I have embraced Ubuntu. I’ve been stuck with Windows for many reasons, specifically because some things I just can’t do on Ubuntu yet. This past week, I finally started experimenting with VirtualBox and I’ve discovered salvation from the Windows empire…or at least something […]

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Jaunty Jackalope Release!

Ubuntu 9.04, AKA Jaunty Jackalope, is out! I had initially decided to hold off a bit before upgrading but after reading some initial very positive reviews I figured that what the heck, let’s go for it. Having said that, my laptop, a Dell XPS 1530 is now upgrading. I will of course post any issues […]

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Use sudo without Password

Those of you that use Ubuntu with any regularity might have run into the very annoying instance of always having to enter the root password when running certain commands with sudo. For me, I use a LAMPP server on my computer to test scripts and such locally and I installed the LAMPP control panel, a […]

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