I am doing the walk of shame… I have spent my whole career in Linux OSs and yet I was too convenient (read: lazy) to take appropriate measures to protect a Linux based, internet connected storage device accordingly and appropriately caught the Synolocker ransomware onto my Synology DS213j.
Stephen Webb & team have lead an effort to bring Unity 8 to Ubuntu 14.04, which was done in parallel of other great work the team has landed for Ubuntu 14.04, e.g. locally integrated menus, hiDPI support and Mir support in SDL.
Over the years my contacts in Google Contacts got garbled with junk from some applications that added hundreds of contact groups. While it doesn’t really have a big impact on accessing the contacts on my phone it still bugged the neat freak in me and I wanted to eventually ™ get it fixed. Today was the day, finally…
The documentation for Mir is growing and we also have instructions out how to get Mir running on your computer, I wanted to briefly summarize the necessary steps to get Mir up and running and how to go back.
Please be warned that while I tried to carefully document all necessary steps you might end up with a system that doesn’t function as expected and which will require further intervention, a reinstall or might even suffer data loss (most likely during the OS reinstall;). Also, don’t use Mir on a production or public system, as there is at least one security related bug.
Canonical is hiring and I am looking for 4 roles in my teams:
It all sounds good in theory…
Not too long ago, Mark communicated the vision for Ubuntu and Unity for 2013 as “[…] Unity in 2013 will be all about mobile – bringing Ubuntu to phones and tablets […]” and my team is responsible for taking Unity to these hardware platforms. Continue reading
With the release of 12.04 coming up I finally get to look closer at the multitouch capabilities that Chase and his team are providing.
While it was somewhat painful to enable the Magic Trackpad which I had acquired for this purpose (“…honey, this is for work…”) on my laptop (pre-beta1 status), hooking it up with my up to date desktop (as of 2012-03-16) was as easy as pie. Simply activate BT, discover devices, turn on the Trackpad (unpair it from it’s previous connection) and the BT wizard comes up – quite nifty. Continue reading
after serious spreadsheet debugging this week, the wife showed me the new template she’s got to use – Comic Sans is still en vogue #fb
After my current DIY project is coming to an end(pics soon), I am tempted to make something like this my next one #fb http://t.co/F4qXH8DT
awesome,#Amazon adds 3k more title to Prime.Now, pls rework the UI & let me queue, bookmark shows, navigation is painful on a #roku #fb