Category: Linux
Apr 15, 2014

At work I use a Dell Optiplex 7010 with a Radeon HD 7470, which seems to be a very common configuration these days due to volume purchasing discounts.  Lately I’ve been attempting to switch it over to running just Linux instead of Windows 7 with Linux on half the screens in a VM.  The […]

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Apr 12, 2014

I’m a huge fan of the default background for Ubuntu 13.10, but my current setup involves two 1280×1024 monitors and setting the same background for both doesn’t look quite how I’d like.  With that in mind, I created a 2560×1024 image with a similar color palette and style in GIMP, and decided to share it […]

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Apr 4, 2014

It’s way past when you should have gone to sleep, but you’d just like to update one more time, download this file, build and install it, and restart a couple of services.  The bed is calling, though.  Luckily, the notion that Linux users can work computers in their sleep is actually quite accurate.  Let’s take […]

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Apr 4, 2014

Credit for this solution goes to an excellent forum post by scouser73 on Ubuntu Forums, which was in turn adapted from instructions by mc4man. Google has packages for Google Earth in 32- and 64-bit .deb variants available for download, but they seemingly inexplicably don’t work once installed, assuming they install at all.  The 64-bit version […]

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