Tag Archives: Ubuntu

Viglen MPC-L from Xubuntu 10.04 LTS to Debian stable

With Ubuntu not supplying a kernel suitable for the CPU (a Geode GX2 by National Semiconductors, a 486 buzzing at 399MHz clock rate) of my Viglen MPC-L (the one Duncan documented the installation of Xubuntu in 2010), it was time … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 11.10 on an ExoPC/Wetab, or how I found some use for my tablet and learnt to hate on-screen keyboards

I attended an event in the spring that ended with a miraculous incident of being given an ExoPC to use. The operating system that it came installed with was a bit painful to use (and I’m not talking about a … Continue reading

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Things I learnt about managing people while being a Wikipedia admin

Just over four years ago I gave up my volunteer, unpaid role as an administrator of the Finnish Wikipedia. Today, while discussing with a friend, I realised what has been one of the most valuable lessons in both my professional … Continue reading

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After Work Beer

Last Sunday I decided to /quit IRC for a while. I’m on almost two weeks of summer vacation, and since I nowadays feel I am in IRC mainly because of my work in Finnish Summercode for COSS, being on vacation … Continue reading

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Crazy Tech Ideas, part 1

Thoughts from the past week, random links and random ideas to follow. If none of these tickle your brain, I’m sorry. 1) Installing applications to my phone was previously something I really hated. I remember how horrible it was trying … Continue reading

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Dear Lazyweb: irssi, OTR, bitlbee

Dear Lazyweb: As an irssi fangirl, I constantly search for solutions to enhance my IRC experience. One of them is logging which I adore. I log all my private conversations (for I’ve lost relevant email addresses, snailmail addresses, phone numbers, … Continue reading

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Heippa maailma!

“Hi, my name is Miia and I’m an Ubuntuholic.” Hi, I’m Miia Ranta, one of the recent additions to Ubuntu members but also to Planet Ubuntu. I’ve been using Ubuntu since February 2005, Linux few times before that. I can … Continue reading

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