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Progress Report

So I have had time to play around with my Ubuntu installation a little more. One thing that has irked me a bit since I got my music up and running has been the lack of surround sound. So, I made it my mission for the day to enable surround sound. You’d think it wouldn’t […]

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Printer Victory!

So far, my biggest challenge with my Ubuntu/Linux adventure has been my printer. I’m using a Brother MFC-240C Printer/Scanner/Fax combo which has served me very well since I got it this past fall. However, I found that getting it to work in Ubuntu was easier said than done but I finally did get it to […]

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Picasa

Picasa by Google is an application that I have used for several years for organizing photos, printing them, ordering them, importing them and so on. Initially, I had not even thought about not being able to use that while using Linux so when it did dawn on me that I needed access to all my […]

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Skype is Alive

After a week of very little work on the Ubuntu front, I finally ventured back into Ubuntu to continue a bit of my work. The next victim: Skype. Skype is a fantastic program that I use primarily to call my family back over in Sweden and Finland. It works very well and using Ubuntu, I […]

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Windows Drives Mounted!

Another chapter in my Ubuntu adventure can be closed. This morning I finally successfully managed to mount one of my shared drives on my media machine, where all my music, videos and photos are kept. A victory! Here’s some links I used to get this accomplished: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/MountWindowsSharesPermanently#head-fb089c2083e67c8d4de440e5c598792c4cf7c642 http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=280473 Now, I’ve got Rhythmbox up and running, […]

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