Monthly Archives: March 2009

How To Install Droid Fonts on Ubuntu 9.04 “Jaunty”

UPDATE: This post has been updated to include instructions for Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic”, 9.04 “Jaunty” and 8.10 “Intrepid” Based on this recent post regarding Getting Android’s Fonts on Ubuntu by Stefano Forenza I have installed these new fonts on my machine(s) and I’m enjoying them very much.  I thought I’d pass on the instructions for… Read More »

Trying Out a New Theme

After toying with a few new themes I have activated one of them on this blog today. I’d love to hear your thoughts on the change. Better? Worse? Anything missing? Drop by, leave a comment, and tell me what you think. P.S. I know OpenID is broken. I’m looking into it..

SSH Pop Quiz

I spent a little bit of time trying to find an answer to this today but I was unsuccessful. I’m hoping one of you will have the secret for me. Situation: I’ve configured my .ssh/config file with profile and port information for the many servers I connect to on a regular basis. Problem: One of… Read More »

How To Find What Package Provided a File?

Earlier today I found myself in a situation where one Ubuntu machine was missing an executable available on the second. After trying to guess the package name a few times without success I pulled this little number out of my bag of tricks: [email protected]:~$ dpkg -S $(which host) bind9-host: /usr/bin/host As you can see, this… Read More »