Saw this and got a laugh, so decided to share it, credit to original artist
Posted on September 15, 2009
Somehow I lost the original files of these, I’ve updated to use cheat sheets provided by Gary Woodfine.
Cheat sheets are handy, you ever get stuck you just look up at the wall where you have your cheat sheet right there providing you the answers you need! Moving to Ubuntu is a big step for alot of people, cheat sheets can make that so much easier! So in regards to that, here are two cheat sheets to make your life handier!
Download em, Print em and put em somewhere creative
Posted on September 12, 2009
MoBlock is now deprecated. It’s official successor is PeerGuardian Linux (pgl). It is highly recommended to use pgl instead of MoBlock. You can found out more on the official wiki of the peerguardian project.
With all the recent activity in Ireland with the MPAA you can’t be too safe anymore, you no longer know if someone from the MPAA is lurking in your computer watching everything you download and just waiting for the perfect time to send you that court summons.
Program’s can be installed to prevent people like this getting access to your computer, on Windows you have PeerGuardian, for Linux you have MoBlock. We can’t really tell how effective these peer blocking tools are but in this day and age it’s better to have some security rather than no security!
I’m going to just focus a little more on the power of MoBlock though, which is rumoured to soon be the official PeerGuardian for windows.
Installation is a breeze if your using Ubuntu Jaunty, for other .deb users read here.
First open up a terminal and edit your sources.list you can do this by typing the following:
sudo kate /etc/apt/sources.list
This opens “kate” for you using admin privilages. Add the following to the bottom of the file.
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/jre-phoenix/ppa/ubuntu jaunty maindeb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/jre-phoenix/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main
You will also have to enable the universe module, this should already be enabled just look for:
deb http://archive.ubuntu.com jaunty main universe
Next you’ll want to add the gpkg key of the program. To make it trusted, do this by typing the following into a terminal
gpg --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv 9C0042C8gpg --export --armor 9C0042C8 | sudo apt-key add -
Then it’s a walk in the park:
sudo aptitude updatesudo aptitude install moblock blockcontrol mobloquer
After it’s installed you will be guided through configuring moblock! Good luck! :D
Posted on August 26, 2009
People say using linux is complicated. That just isn’t true anymore. Back when I first started using Ubuntu there was not much support for using the Eyetoy as a webcam. Now however using the eyetoy as a webcam is a walk in the park!
Just open up a terminal window and copy the following into it:
sudo apt-get updatesudo apt-get install ov51x-jpeg-source module-assistantmodule-assistant a-i ov51x-jpeg
And as easy as that, your webcam is working!
Posted on August 21, 2009