Pile

cd ~ wget somepackage.tar.gz tar -gxf somepackage.tar.gz man tar tar -zxf somepackage.tar.gz cd somepackage-1.23-45 less README less INSTALL ls less INSTALL.DEBIAN ./autogen.sh chmod u+x autogen.sh ./autogen.sh ./configure apt-get install libtool ./configure # grunt make apt-get install lib-dependency1824 make apt-get install lib-dependency692 make # wait 7 minutes apt-get install lib-dependency324 lsb_release -a # google lib-dependency324 on …

Goodbye Evolution

I have a confession. I’ve stopped believing in Evolution. I don’t know how it happened, but it slowly evolved (or devolved) into one shitpile of an email/calendar/groupware application. The latest version packaged with Ubuntu is slower and buggier than ever. It will occasionally crash while using it (some of the controls in the configuration panel …

Swap-o-Rama (¡UUID Es Me Llamo!)

(Just for the sake of remembering my own damn self — and maybe helping someone else.) Earlier, I attempted to hibernate my desktop. Never done it in the 15 months I’ve had Ubuntu 8.04 LTS on here, so I figured “Hell, why not?” I hit the dropdown, and the system commenced its hibernating shutdown action. …