Monday, July 21, 2008

gwibber = win

I have just installed gwibber in ubuntu hardy and I have a how-to, its running a little wonky now, but hey its not even release yet.

##how to install gwibber in ubuntu hardy ##

#install simplejson
easy way is to go here : http://packages.ubuntu.com/hardy/i386/python-simplejson/download choose a mirror and let it open in Gdebi

#install baazaar
$ sudo apt-get (or aptitude) install bzr

#Checkout the baazaar repo
$ bzr checkout https://code.launchpad.net/~segphault/gwibber/main

#Change to the gwibber directory
$ cd gwibber/

#install gwibber
$ sudo python setup.py install

#Run gwibber

you can typw gwibber in a terminal or just open it from the menus

Monday, January 21, 2008

How to install Ubuntu into an Encrypted LVM

Hi again folks, here is a great video from the LinuxResonance Podcast. It is a step by step walk through on how to keep the data on you laptop safe if it is ever stolen. I know some governments of the world who could use this one. So without further adu...

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