Archive for category: Ubuntu

Home Made Media Center with Ubuntu

07 Jan
2013/01/07

During the Christmas holidays I spent some time “refurbishing” a netbook me and my girlfriend have, but is not used, into an home-made media center, running (at the moment) plain Ubuntu 12.10. We watch some TV, during and after dinner, mostly for TV series and movies, and we used to do that loading everything on […]

Ubuntu Made Easy Promo Code

18 Jul
2012/07/18

For the English speaking audience (but not only). If you are interested in a new book on the latest LTS version of Ubuntu, No Starch Press is promoting “Ubuntu Made Easy” for one week, 40% off on the paper version, and you get DRM-free ebooks format (PDF, mobi, epub) with it. The link to the […]

Kindle 4 PC Under Linux

20 May
2012/05/20

If you are trying to install or use Kindle for PC under Linux, I had a problem with the version of Wine shipped by default in Ubuntu 12.04 (that is Wine version 1.4). After installing Wine PPA and upgrading to version 1.5, I had another problem, but this one is easily solvable: it is necessary […]

Report from UDS-Q Day 1

07 May
2012/05/07

Here I am, writing from San Franciso, the first report for the (ongoing) day 1 of the Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS) that will shape Ubuntu 12.10. It all started in a very good way, flight was (almost) on time, Alessio was blocked for a couple of hours at immigration, Leo was stopped and had to […]