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    Re: ubuntu gnome 13.10

    Yeah, me too. I returned to Gnome Shell after a couple of years with Unity, and I'm really, really enjoying it. I was using 3.10 through the repos, but there was an awful lot of breakage going on, so...
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    Re: Differences between Gnome 3.8 and 3.10

    Thank you both for the informative answers!
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    Differences between Gnome 3.8 and 3.10

    Can anyone advise me about the salient differences between Gnome 3.8 and 3.10? I've been using Unity for the past couple of years, and kind of by administrative fiat, when I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10,...
  4. Re: Please Ubuntu, remove the crappy apps from default install!

    Oh, lord do I remember the media player wars. Amarok vs. Rhythmbox vs. Banshee vs Songbird vs Exaile...it was hilarious. But that was just a warm-up for the "buttons on the left side" wars. Whose...
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    Re: Ubuntu GNOME Team Needs Help

    I wish I could help, but I have none of the skills you need. good luck, I hope you find some people.
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    Re: What is so difficult about a weather app?

    ah, you are correct, monkeybrain. It's been a while and I forgot. It's the atareao repository.


    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:atareao/atareao
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install...
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    Re: What is so difficult about a weather app?

    my-weather-indicator is pretty comprehensive.


    sudo apt-get install my-weather-indicator
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    Re: gnome core apps

    It was somewhat unintentional. I updated my laptop to 13.10 with Unity. Then I realized that I couldn't modify that annoying-as-hell notify-osd, which I used to be able to change after adding the...
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    gnome core apps

    OK, using the gnome-next and gnome-staging PPAs, I've successfully installed Gnome 3.10 on Ubuntu 13.10. Sweet.

    However, it seems the Gnome core apps aren't included in those PPAs. I found...
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    Re: GNU/Linux for Small Business

    VERY IMPORTANT GNUCASH WARNING FOR SMALL BUSINESS!!!!!!!!

    I've been using Ubuntu to run my practice since 8.10. For a long time, I ran quickbooks in a VM for my accounting needs, but then I...
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    Re: Unity, great or bad, and why?

    Because, by using Linux, you are engaging in a "free" software community, in which it is the users' responsibility to find bugs, report them, and help one another with workarounds.

    Nothing is...
  12. Re: With what we know about NSA-weakened encryption, how safe is openvpn?

    An informative and entertaining reply! Thank you.
  13. With what we know about NSA-weakened encryption, how safe is openvpn?

    I don't want a political discussion. I want a technical one. I'm using openvpn, has it, too, been compromised?
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    task manager with CalDAV sync

    I want to sync my tasks to my owncloud calDAV task manager. I'm ok on the Android end, but I can't find any stand-alone task managers on Linux. Thunderbird will do it, but, again, I'm looking for...
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    Poll: Re: Which is your main IM network?

    Security has become an important concern of mine subsequent to the recent leaks. I'm looking for a good secure IM server.
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    Re: What came first Mir or Wayland?

    I was a journalist covering the minicomputer world when X windows debuted. I still remember all the "thin client" talk. It was the groove back then.
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    Re: New Icon Needed for Wallch!

    Wait, how come my wallch doesn't look like that? I've got 3.0.
  18. Re: Were the OpenSuse Forums hacked on 8/27?

    So I wanna know how you got yourself permabanned...
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    Poll: Re: Poll for a REAL Evernote Client in Linux

    What makes Nixnote not "real?" I've been using it for quite some time, seems to work. Seems to be a bit insulting to the developer to say that it isn't "real."
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    [ubuntu] modify notify-osd behavior in 13.04

    The leolik ppa, which worked in both 12.04 and 12.10 no longer works in 13.04, nor do commands like:

    gsettings set com.canonical.notify-osd gravity 3

    So the old ways I used to modify the...
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    Re: What citation software do you use?

    Zotero is excellent. You don't have to be a student. I'm a clinician and have a free account. It's only after you've used up a fairly generous free memory allocation that you have to start paying.
  22. [SOLVED] Re: Does Nitro tasks app sync work for anybody?

    I'm on version 1.5 and sync still is not working.
  23. Re: With 12.10 are we still stuck with the silly unity interface?

    My employees love the Unity interface. It works perfectly for work.
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    Re: Good novel writing software?

    Scrivener is by far the best of the bunch, both for fiction and non-fiction. It isn't a wikithingy at all.

    Although it is still in beta, I've been using it for about two years. The first couple of...
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    Re: Why use an email client like Thunderbird?

    Reverse the question. Why use gmail? It's slower than a local client, requires internet connection to use, requires me to permit Google to read all of my mail, including confidential health...
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