I’m Feeling So Dapper!

I just got finished installing Ubuntu 6.04 (Dapper Drake). It’s becoming ever-more polished although it is a beta and there are quite a few things that just don’t work yet. I really like the cleaned up menu layout. The search function in Nautilus is also nice. I’ve been having problems with quite a few Mono ...

Ubuntu Laptop Testing 1

I’ve kinda officially joined the Ubuntu Laptop Testing Team today. I’ll be testing my IBM Thinkpad T43, Model# 266875U. I haven’t got tons of time for it but another guy has a Canonical-supplied T43 that is about 90% the same hardware so I’ll just copy his stuff where appropriate. If you’d like to help just ...

Abolish ubuntu spatial in Hoary

For those who hate ubuntu spatial and never want to see it again, you can issue this command WITHOUT any users logged into Gnome (GConf can’t be running.). sudo gconftool-2 --direct --config-source xml:readwrite:/etc/gconf/gconf.xml.defaults --type bool --set /apps/nautilus/preferences/no_ubuntu_spatial true The same is true for other settings as well. Also, if you want to make a setting ...

Importing Evolution 1.4 data into 2.2

After a little searching, I found out how to import Evolution 1.4 settings and data in /home/$USER/evolution into 2.2. All you have to do is go into the Gconf Configuration Tool and change the keys “version” and “last_version” under /app/evolution to 1.4.6. When you start Evolution it will find the folder ~/evolution and ask you ...