Ubuntu 10.04

Michael Gillson on March 12th, 2012

Don’t call me an icon. I’m just a mother trying to help. –Princess of Wales Diana A few months ago, I was learning some new software.  The tutorial mentioned button icons.  It said that Ubuntu 10.04 no longer had them turned on.  Also, the method to turn them on was buried and not readily available […]

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Michael Gillson on December 3rd, 2010

The difference between e-mail and regular mail is that computers handle e-mail, and computers never decide to come to work one day and shoot all the other computers. –Jamais Cascio If confusion is the first step to knowledge, I must be a genius. –Larry Leissner On my Windows machines, I used Thunderbird email client.  It […]

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Michael Gillson on June 9th, 2010

We have built no national temples but the Capitol; we consult no common oracle but the Constitution. –Rufus Choate To hold the same views at forty as we held at twenty is to have been stupefied for a score of years, and take rank, not as a prophet, but as an unteachable brat, well birched […]

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Michael Gillson on May 5th, 2010

Run like you stole something. –Daniel Farrow As a rule, software systems do not work well until they have been used, and have failed repeatedly, in real applications. –Dave Parnas If you are going through hell, keep going. –Sir Winston Churchill in Ubuntu 9.10 and 10.04 desktop, pressing Alt+F2, the run application dialog is displayed.  […]

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Michael Gillson on May 3rd, 2010

America: It’s like Britain, only with buttons. –Ringo Starr If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger. –Frank Lloyd Wright After upgrading to from Ubuntu 9.10 to Ubuntu 10.04, I noticed the Window Minimum, Maximum and Close buttons are on the top left instead of the top right.  I […]

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