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mnmal: Reader Shay T. sent me this screenshot. It’s a very minimal Ubuntu. I like it,

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CrunchBang Linux, Netbooks at High Speed

Ever since getting my Eee PC, I’ve used Easy Peasy as my netbook optimized operating system. But last week I discovered CrunchBang Linux (also referred to as #!), a distribution built on top of Ubuntu that uses OpenBox as its Window Manager. CruchBang Linux and its OpenBox environment are perfectly suited to the Eee PC. […]

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How Good Is the Asus Eee 1000?

Image by Kamil Porembiński via Flickr I don’t have many tech gadgets or toys, but my Eee PC 1000 is one of the best purchases I’ve ever made.  Though admittedly I have conditioned myself to say that after paying so much for the 1000 model when it was still fairly new in Canada.  It definitely […]

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Why You Might Be Using Linux in 2009

Whatever you do, 2009 is looking to be a big year.  That no exception when it comes to Linux. Applications and large projects continue to develop and make major releases multiple times per year.  And while every year people predict that the next might be “The Year” for Linux adoption, here’s a list of some […]

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Watch Out – Great Looking Ubuntu Intrepid Apps

When you install a fresh new version of Ubuntu on your machine, is there a time when you find yourself scrolling through the entire list of all available applications to install?  Hoping to find something new that may make using your Linux system that much more easier, productive, or fun to use? Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid […]