Category Archives: Linux

Pinguy OS

The other day I stumbled upon a really good Linux optimization package of Ubuntu 11 – the nice thing about this is the pre-setup of many media and office tools just to name a few. If you’re new to Linux … Continue reading

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Yahoo Mail IMAP setup with a PLUS account

Often I setup PDA’s / Phones to access Yahoo Mail, especially with a PLUS account. For those of you with a Yahoo Plus Email account – these work the best (via IMAP4) Yahoo – PLUS Incoming Settings User Name:User@yahoo.com Password: … Continue reading

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Copy Windows to a new drive using Linux

Found a nice post on how to transfer Windows to a new drive using Linux here: http://www.nilbus.com/linux/disk-copy.php Your mileage may vary but it is simple as: 1> Using fdisk -u  /dev/sdX   (X=new drive), make an exact partition setup on the … Continue reading

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Connect your Windows Mobile Phone to Ubuntu with Internet Connection Sharing

Find the complete how to here: http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=869229 Works too. ~J

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Fun Installing Pidgin 2.5.5 on Ubuntu!

Recently  I decided I need to upgrade to Pidgin 2.5.5 on my Ubuntu install.  Oh what fun that was! Basically after removing my old Pidgin install with the command sudo apt-get remove pidgin Then downloading Pidgin from here:  http://www.pidgin.im/download/ And … Continue reading

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