Ubuntu Intrepid 8.10 features an inbuilt desktop search. Unfortunately I never managed to get it to work right and I tried a lot of things. So I finally went on irc.freenode.org into the #strigi channel and asked for help.
November 8th, 2010 by cj2003
Ubuntu announced its 8.10 release almost 18 months ago, on October 30, 2008. As with the earlier releases, Ubuntu committed to ongoing security and critical fixes for a period of 18 months.
March 29th, 2010 by cj2003
The update patches 5 important security issues (see below for details) discovered in the Linux kernel packages by various hackers. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to update your system as soon as possible
March 18th, 2010 by cj2003
Canonical announced a few hours ago the immediate availability of a new Linux kernel security update for the following Ubuntu distributions: 6.06 LTS (Dapper Drake), 8.04 LTS (Hardy Heron), 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex), 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) and 9.10 (Karmic Koala).
February 6th, 2010 by cj2003
Newest Mozilla email client Thunderbird 3 was released a few days ago,and now only the tar file available for download.However,I’m not like compiling this from the source code.
January 11th, 2010 by cj2003
Ubuntu-Tweak is a great ubuntu utility that has a strong functionality such as add and remove apps,edit sources/third-party sources,free up disk space by removing unneeded packages,configure auto-start apps,configure desktop icons,windows,Compiz Fusion and gnome things and so on.
January 2nd, 2010 by cj2003
nova media today unveiled a mobile Internet connection manager for Ubuntu 9.04 and 8.10, called ‘launch2net’. This sleek little program includes all necessary drivers to work with many 3G USB modems and offers a convenient interface to connect to the internet.
October 16th, 2009 by cj2003
It seems quite a few people still use Ubuntu 8.10 aka Intrepid Ibex. When those users try to run GNUmed electronic medical record they are presented with a crash dialog right away.
September 27th, 2009 by cj2003
Firebird packages for ubuntu , karmic ,intrepid , jaunty and hardy are ready and uploaded into my ppa
September 18th, 2009 by cj2003
The purpose of this article is not to whine or rant, but to bring some perspective to the evolution (or lack thereof) that Ubuntu has experienced between versions 8.04 and 9.04. I write this article in an attempt to help
September 15th, 2009 by cj2003
Ubuntu can be seen as quite bloated on a default desktop installation, this guide aims to provide tips and solutions for cutting down on the cruft and also will provide you with some applications that are not quite so resource hungry as alternatives.
August 2nd, 2009 by cj2003
This project attempts to show you how to make your own home media server from readily available PC components & open source software. The software components we’ll be using in this feature are…
Gargoyle is one of those products that I wish was in the official Ubuntu repositories, but isn’t. Well, it’s not in the Ubuntu 8.04 LTS repositories anyway.
It is easy to do an in-place upgrade of Ubuntu Server from 8.10 ‘Intrepid Ibex‘ to 9.04 ‘Jaunty Jackalope‘. You can do this remotely over ssh or whatever you use to control your server.
When Dell announced a shift in its Linux strategy last week, accompanied by a new netbook, many wondered why Dell insisted on pre-loading Ubuntu 8.04, instead of newer versions of the popular Linux distribution such as 8.10 or 9.04.
Recently I wrote a set of scripts which let you setup a usable environment after a fresh Ubuntu installation. This script will work with Gusty, Hardy, Intrepid as well as Jaunty.
One of the claimed features that made me upgrade to Ubuntu 9.04 was the boot-up speed increases. Before the upgrade using Ubuntu 8.10 it took my computer 55 seconds to boot up to the login screen.
We had not looked closely at running the Jaunty Jackalope with older hardware. In this article though we have done just that and carried out a number of Ubuntu 9.04 tests using an older VIA-based PC.
We have already discussed how to do a fresh install of Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope, in this post let us discuss how we can upgrade to Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope from Ubuntu 8.10 Intrepid Ibex.
Here are the install notes for ubuntu intrepid, jaunty or hardy
April 29th, 2009 by cj2003
With Ubuntu 9.04 being released yesterday, I am going to show you how to get prepared to upgrade your 8.10 install.
April 28th, 2009 by cj2003
uSbuntu Live Creator is a free software for Windows that allows you to create a bootable USB stick with Ubuntu 8.10 on it. This software also offers a new option for virtualization to run Ubuntu directly into Windows and without any setup or installation – this is done by using a portable version of VirtualBox.
April 23rd, 2009 by cj2003
We are looking at the performance of Ubuntu 8.04.2 LTS, Ubuntu 8.10, and Ubuntu 9.04 from the Dell Inspiron Mini 9 netbook. Since Ubuntu 8.04.2, Intel’s Atom performance has improved tremendously and Dell should begin thinking about upgrading past the Long-Term Support release.
April 19th, 2009 by cj2003
So I had this project where we needed to have the Tomcat handle the JSP pages from a website. I had to install a few mod to apache and then setup the ProxyPass to handle the requests.
April 16th, 2009 by cj2003
This tutorial will explain how to setup abit AirPace PCI-e WiFi card without ndiswrapper in Ubuntu Intrepid
April 11th, 2009 by cj2003
This short guide shows how you can pass through USB devices (such as a USB flash drive) to VirtualBox guests on an Ubuntu 8.10 VirtualBox 2 host.
April 6th, 2009 by cj2003
This tutorial shows how to prepare an Ubuntu 8.10 server for the installation of ISPConfig 3, and how to install ISPConfig 3.
April 6th, 2009 by cj2003
In this guide I will show how to create CD/DVD ISO images in Ubuntu using four easy methods
April 1st, 2009 by cj2003
Enomalism ECP (Elastic Computing Platform) provides a web-based control panel that lets you design, deploy, and manage virtual machines on one or more host systems (in the case of multiple systems, we speak of a cluster or cloud). This article shows how you can use Enomalism (also know as Enomaly) to manage KVM guests on [...]
March 30th, 2009 by cj2003
For those who have read my review of Aptana and wish to install it in Ubuntu 8.10, here is how you can do so. While the installation is not as straightforward as it should be, the overall process is not that difficult either.
March 26th, 2009 by cj2003