How To Rotate The Screen in Ubuntu With The Nvidia Driver

May 30, 2010 by · 23 Comments
Filed under: gnome, HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

If you're using the proprietary Nvidia graphics driver in Ubuntu Linux, your system has the ability to rotate the video display. Why would you want to do this? Well, I have an HP w2207 wide screen monitor that can rotate into portrait mode. This can be handy for editing long documents or working with portrait images in the GIMP. Read more

Lynx: A Text Only Web Browser

May 30, 2010 by · 3 Comments
Filed under: HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

Today I'm going to show you how to install the Lynx web browser in Ubuntu 10.04. Lynx is a text only web browser that runs from the Linux terminal.

Why install Lynx?

Why would you want to run a browser like this? Well, the reason I run it is because it shows you how a website looks to a search engine bot. Read more

Midori – A Lightweight Web Browser

May 25, 2010 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: linux, review, Ubuntu 

If you've been looking for a nice WebKit based web browser for Linux, Midori is a browser worth checking out. Although it's still in early stages of development (the current version is 0.2.5,) it provides a fairly complete set of features for a web browser.

Some of the more advanced features include user scripts and user styles. User scripts are similar to Greasemonkey scripts in Firefox.  Read more

From The “WTF, Apple?” Dept.

May 19, 2010 by · 2 Comments
Filed under: news, opinion 

I just saw a story on ABC news tonight about Apple refusing to sell their beloved iPad's for cash. They would only sell them to credit card customers. They claim that it was to cut down on gray market sales.

Well, sorry Apple Geniuses. Have you ever taken a moment and read the words on a dollar bill? Read more

There’s Always One Bad Apple

May 18, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
Filed under: General, news, opinion 

I've been following the story of the lost iPhone 4G prototype since the story broke on April 19 in technology blog Gizmodo. In the early days after the incident, it appeared that Apple was taking it all in stride. It even appeared that they had a good sense of humor about the whole situationRead more

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