I’ll host a Windows 7 launch party if it can be this hot

Windows 7 Party Ad – Censored Version – Watch more Funny Videos

Found via the always wonderful Drink at Work. Go there if you want to see the original video in all its glorious marketing brilliance. It combines the authenticity and nobility of a 2:00 am pick-up line used on the last girl . . . → Read More: I’ll host a Windows 7 launch party if it can be this hot

Kubuntu: Unable to activate Media Player Keys

I’ve recently given Kubuntu 8.04 a whirl, after 2 years with Fedora and Sabayon Linux exclusively. And Kubuntu’s quite nice!

But, whenever switching to a new distro, there’s always an irritating issue or two. For Kubuntu, the most vexing was trying to play any kind of a file with the Totem media player. I . . . → Read More: Kubuntu: Unable to activate Media Player Keys

Removing Firefox Downloads Complete Notification

As much as I love Firefox, there’s a few things about it that annoy me. When using the Gnome desktop, there’s little more that gets my ever-aging goat than the pop-up notification saying: Downloads complete All files have finished downloading (Gee, thanks! I figured out that they were complete when the downloads window closed.)

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Sabayon Linux: upgrading to GIMP 2.4.1, xsane .994, and hplip-1.7.4a-r2

That “dash of Linux talk” in the sub-heading? After a long hiatus, here it is.

I recently attempted upgrading to the latest GIMP and xsane on my Sabayon desktop machine. In the process, I temporarily lost my HP 6210 scanner/printer functionality and could not install either GIMP 2.4.0 or 2.4.1. After much swearing and . . . → Read More: Sabayon Linux: upgrading to GIMP 2.4.1, xsane .994, and hplip-1.7.4a-r2

Lists of Linux equivalents to Windows software

Collection of Windows to Linux software equivalents . . . → Read More: Lists of Linux equivalents to Windows software