Tag Archives: Ubuntu

Announcing the Release Candidate for Ubuntu 9.04

The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce the Release Candidate for Ubuntu 9.04 Desktop and Server editions and Ubuntu Netbook Remix.  Codenamed “Jaunty Jackalope”, 9.04 continues Ubuntu’s proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux distribution. We consider this release candidate to be complete, stable, and suitable […]

Four Years and Counting..

I was taking a look at my blog stats the other day and realized that this post will make post number seven-hundred on this blog.  Seven-hundred posts since February 2006. I can hardly believe it!  This April also marks four years since I started using Ubuntu (the 5.04 release).  I can’t believe how fast the […]

Thinking About Covering More Than Just Ubuntu…

I’ve been doing some thinking about how I might be able to light a fire under this blog again and get back to a regular post schedule.  I feel like I’ve exhausted much of the Ubuntu subect matter that this blog has generally focused on.  In that regard I’ve been tempted to post a number […]

Standard Process for Restoring IPtables at Boot?

I got to thinking about something the other day when I rebuilt my webserver using Debian 5.0. How does Debian/Ubuntu standardize on reloading the iptables rules at boot time? I know that Red Hat and its variants use the /etc/sysconfig/iptables file as a save and restore point, and there is an init script, iptables, that […]

Presenting at OSCON 2008 : July 21-25, 2008

Some of you might remember, long ag, that I asked for some feedback regarding a presentation at Ubuntu Live 2008. Well, as it turns out the Ubuntu Live conference was cancelled by my presentation was migrated to OSCON instead.  I’m pretty excited to be going to OSCON this year, especially as a speaker.  I went […]