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Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” Alpha 5 Reviewed

I very briefly tried out the fifth alpha release of Ubuntu 9.10 “Karmic Koala” tonite and I thought I would share some of my immediate impressions with the rest of you. To sum it up, I hope others are having better luck with it than I did. System The machine that I installed on is… Read More »

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Changing The System Keyboard Mapping on Ubuntu (Dvorak vs Qwerty)

Change System Keyboard Layout Ubuntu Many of you know that I’m a dvorak user. Yeah, I use that funny keyboard layout that makes others want to pull their hair out (or punch my lights out!) anytime they sit down to use my machine. It has been just over a year now and I can’t imagine… Read More »

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Gtypist – terminal based typing tutor

Since my conversion to Dvorak last week I’ve found myself needing to practice as much as possible to retrain myself on a new keyboard layout. My day to day requires quite a bit, but there are also those times when I find I just need some good old fashioned training. For that I use gtypist.… Read More »

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