Ubuntu on “The Big Bang Theory”

May 17, 2010 by · 8 Comments
Filed under: General, linux, Ubuntu 

I was watching "The Big Bang Theory" on TV tonight. The show closed tonight with Sheldon sitting on the couch with his Dell XPS Alienware m15x laptop and sighing to himself, "Oh Ubuntu, you are my favorite Linux based operating system." Read more

Organize Your Recipes with Gourmet Recipe Manager

May 17, 2010 by · 7 Comments
Filed under: linux, review, Ubuntu 

It seems like I'm always losing track of some small sheet of paper with a recipe from my Mom written on it. An old fashioned box of recipe cards just doesn't suit my style, so I thought about creating a database using OpenOffice.org's Base. Being short on time and motivation, I decided to look for a specialized application to manage recipes. Read more

Add an Open Terminal Button to Nautilus

May 6, 2010 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: gnome, HowTo, linux, Ubuntu 

If you're a terminal junkie, then you may find yourself wanting to open a terminal window sometimes when you're browsing the file system in your file manager.  If you use the Nautilus file manager, it's easy to add a button to the context menu to open a terminal window in the current directory.  Read more

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