Posts Tagged ‘ubuntu’

Karmic Koala vs Windows 7

Posted: 21st December 2009 by Jacky Yong in Computers
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My first impression of Windows 7 was good. Coming from a Windows XP environment, W7 proves to be a refreshing change in terms of speed and looks. Perhaps this is really not a fair comparison. The aging XP was really quite bloated with all the softwares I installed. Being an easily infested little weakling, XP […]

Damn that MBR!

Posted: 18th December 2009 by Jacky Yong in Computers
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Stupid beast this MBR (master boot record) is from Windows. Even in its 7th reincarnation, MBR still bugs me. I am not a big fan of Windows, but I still find myself going back to Windows. And Windows 7 looks more attractive and sexier than XP by a mile! Anyway why do I bother about […]

Ubuntu boot partition is full!

Posted: 22nd August 2009 by Jacky Yong in Computers
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Arrghhhhh!! This happens rather frequently, caused by the release of a better and more bug-free Linux kernel. This is a good thing actually, but its side effect is exactly what this post is trying to solve. Your boot partition grows, and the next thing you know, you can’t upgrade to a newer version of the […]

No XMMS for me!

Posted: 14th May 2008 by Jacky Yong in Computers
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I give up. I can’t seem to find back XMMS in Hardy. But this is Linux world, everything is available, you just have to look harder. I bumped into Audacious, and it looks like a good XMMS replacement. Contrary to what everybody thinks, XMMS2 is NOT a replacement for XMMS. It’s actually a command line […]