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Archive for September, 2009

Testing Ubuntu Netbook Remix in a Virtual Machine

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So you want to help test the Ubuntu distribution that is customised specifically for netbooks but don’t have a netbook to test it on? That’s not a problem. What you need is a virtual machine and an Ubuntu Netbook Remix (UNR) image.

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September 25th, 2009 at 12:40 pm

New Development Machine

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Recently I decided to build a new PC which was to become my main development machine. Before I started looking at the price and performance of all the major parts I had a good idea what I wanted, fast CPU, lots of RAM, fairly large hard drive e.t.c. but what I ended up with wasn’t exactly what I first imagined.

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September 23rd, 2009 at 1:40 pm

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New Ventures Ahead

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As a follow-up to my work related post about me losing my job to the economic crisis, I though it would be only fitting to announce my new role, that of Ubuntu Mobile Developer for Canonical. I’m really looking forward to working with a hugely talented team and helping Ubuntu continue to be the first choice OS for Linux based machines.

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September 15th, 2009 at 8:15 pm