Friday, September 21, 2007

How to Make Ubuntu Look Like Vista (Kind of)

So you're a new Ubuntu user who really wishes your computer looked more like Windows (maybe Vista). Here's a quick and dirty way to make that dream happen. You'll need to install Gnome Art Manager before you start.
The final product will look like this:
Here's the video:
How to make your Ubuntu desktop look like Windows Vista (sort of)

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Make Ubuntu Look the Way You Want

I made a short (and not too good) video about how to use Art Manager to change the look of Ubuntu 7.10.:
Change the Look and Feel of Ubuntu

Saturday, September 15, 2007

Something About This Seems Ironic

The big news today for Linux users is that new iPods won't work under any of the available Linux software due to a new security method Apple implemented. They will Only work with iTunes. Hmm. Bad news for Linux, eh?

It is bad news, and seems insurmountable until you look at the changelog for the verion of Wine released today (Wine assists users in running Windows apps on Linux and other Unix-type systems). Right there at the top -- "Many improvements to the crypto dlls (should make iTunes work)."

Update: The database was cracked within a week. The new library is equipped to handle the new iPods.

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