Disable Login Screen User List Ubuntu

Interested in container computing? Check out my latest project, Bastille.I recently wrote an article outlining how to remove the login screen user list in the KDE login screen. This article outlines the same steps, but specific to the GNOME login screen. The instructions here have been tested on Ubuntu 10.04 LTS as well as Ubuntu… Read More »

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Install VirtualBox Guest Additions on VirtualBox Guests

I thought I would share a little bit more from the book I reviewed, “VirtualBox 3.1 Beginners Guide“. This book outlines the process of installing Guest Additions on your virtual machines. Guest additions allow you to greatly improve your experience when working inside virtual machines. Improved mouse and keyboard integration, improved video resolution and more!… Read More »

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VirtualBox 3.1 Beginners Guide : Review

I am a big fan of VirtualBox as a desktop virtualization technology. I have it installed on my machine and I’m constantly using it to try out new distributions and learn new technologies. It really is a great tool! I have seen it grow from a new project into the fully featured, efficient virtualization competitor… Read More »

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VirtualBox 3.1 Beginners Guide : Sample Chapter

I’ve written quite a bit on this blog regarding Virtualization in the past. I think I’ve covered VirtualBox as well as VMware. If you haven’t noticed, I prefer the former. Free Software vs non-free is a big win, plus the performance gain that I’ve seen in VirtualBox has been great. For testing other distributions and… Read More »

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Disable User List and Preselect User in KDM Login Manager

Another KDE related post. How ’bout that. This article outlines how to disable the user list and/or the preselect user feature of the KDM login manager. The end result here is for the Login Manager to not display a list of users or pre-populate the username field with the previously logged in users. If you… Read More »

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Change Run Command Keybinding to Match Gnome-Do (KDE Converts)

I’ve been spending some time recently in KDE 4.4.x. It seems with each new release it gets more and more polished, and I want to thank the dev team for their hard work. Some of the oddities that I find in KDE though, I think, are based on my familiarity to GNOME. This post outlines… Read More »

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Move Window Buttons Back to the Right : Ubuntu 10.04

I wasn’t going to write this post. I was going to get used to the idea of my window buttons being on the left, instead of the right where I’m used to them. I was really going to try and use the Ubuntu “standard”. Well, after a little more than a month, I give up.… Read More »

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Ubuntu 10.04 “Lucid” Blank Screen at Startup : Workaround

Ubuntu blank screen at startup There have been a number of reports regarding blank screens at startup pre and post installation on the new Ubuntu 10.04 “Lucid” release. It seems there are some incompatibilities with some video drivers, particularly (not surprising) some ATI and nVidia. Also in the mix are some older Intel cards. This… Read More »

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Upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 “Lucid Lynx”

I know I’m a few days behind, but I finally upgraded this morning to 10.04 “Lucid Lynx” LTS release. So far my impression is that it is very well polished and has a professional look. I’m not referring to the “purple vs brown” change in look, but the overall polish of the interfaces and integration… Read More »

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Ubuntu 10.04 “Lucid Lynx” Torrent Link Collection

If you haven’t yet upgraded to Ubuntu 10.04 I would invite you to use one of the torrent links below. Please remember to share at least to a 1:1 ratio, but more if you can. The more the seed, the faster everyone else gets their downloads: Ubuntu 10.04 ubuntu-10.04-alternate-amd64.iso.torrent ubuntu-10.04-alternate-i386.iso.torrent ubuntu-10.04-desktop-amd64.iso.torrent ubuntu-10.04-desktop-i386.iso.torrent ubuntu-10.04-netbook-armel+dove.img.torrent ubuntu-10.04-netbook-armel+imx51.img.torrent ubuntu-10.04-netbook-i386.iso.torrent… Read More »

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