A while ago, I posted here about Fluxbox on Debian Linux. Fluxbox is a window manager or graphical user interface for Linux and Unix environments running X. Thursday night, I gave a presentation on Fluxbox at my local LUG. You can download a PDF of the handout here. The handout is not a stand-alone document; […]
When I saw this story reporting that Google’s Chrome OS, now under development, will boot in seven seconds or less, my [TIRADE MODE] switch went to the on position. The price you will pay for this fast boot is not having anything on the computer. From the description, it sounds like WebTV on steroids: True […]
Then I fixed it. The new laptop arrived Friday afternoon. I spend Friday afternoon and evening doing basic configuration and Saturday fine-tuning it.
I’ve described installing Debian before, here, here, here, and here. By default, Debian installs with the Gnome desktop; other choices can be made at installation. Still other choices can be made later. (Try changing your desktop on Windows–you can change the wallpaper and some of the icons, but that’s about it. You can’t change the […]