Archive for the ‘Planet Ubuntu’ Category

Installing GNOME Shell in Ubuntu Intrepid

I’ve read in Jono‘s blog that the development of GNOME Shell (which in turn may become a component of GNOME 3.0) has already started and wanted to try it out (and contribute :)). As this process wasn’t as trivial as I’d have liked (although I had awesome assistance from Colin Walters, Owen Taylor and some […]

Mozilla Camp Europe (2008)

Somehow I have the bad habit of thinking of ideas for blog posts but then leaving them for later until they are no longer interesting (except when it’s a stupid post, then I publish it within minutes ;)). Anyway, before this happens again, here you have some random comments about what I remember from Mozilla […]

“Nearest book” memo

Instructions 1. Grab the nearest book. 2. Open it to page 56. 3. Find the fifth sentence. 4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions. 5. Don’t dig for your favourite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST. Chapter: “Marcos flotantes ocultos” (Hidden floating frames) […]

Bash: show the currently running command in the window title

I was just learning for an exam (and taking glimpses at irssi) when a thought hit me: “wouldn’t it be nice if Terminator showed the currently running command in the window’s title”. So, I asked Google and found a pretty nice post on how to do it. At first the proposed solution resulted in some […]


What is REVU? REVU is a website where contributors can upload new packages they’ve created for Ubuntu Developers to review and comment on them. If two Ubuntu Developers are happy with a package, it enters repositories of the current Ubuntu development version. What are REVU Days? REVU Days are weekly events which span over an […]

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