WHEREIS(1) WHEREIS(1) NAME whereis – locate the binary, source, and manual page files for a command (more…)
I recently mentioned on the Fresh Ubuntu podcast how I liked the write support for NTFS partitions that comes pre-installed and how the first thing I did with it was to use it to maintain a common set of profiles for Firefox and Thunderbird between my Windows XP and Gutsy installations. Basically, what this means […]
Today’s rant will focus on something that really ticks me off: poor pronunciation. I don’t mind when someone has trouble pronouncing a difficult word, but some of these are just inexcusable. McAfee – People say this “MAC-afee,” with the emphasis on the “MAC.” First off, it’s not even “Mac,” it’s “Mc,” which is pronounced so […]
Excellent article on how to pronounce Ubuntu. I couldn’t have said it better myself. I started a post on this and other things a while back, but never finished it. Maybe I will soon.
I’ve been using Copernic’s desktop search program for the last several weeks as part of my ongoing effort to wean myself from Google. It’s not going too well. Unfortunately, Copernic just doesn’t find my stuff when I look for it. Furthermore, on the occasion when it does find some data (that which I have forcibly […]