Windows 8.1: A Linux Die Hard But Love the Update

Ok. I know what you are thinking. Why in the world am I even mentioning it here. But lets accept when something has been polished and good enough. In the Linux community,...

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS: Stability Impressive

The Debut of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, in my view, was marred by some stability issues. But with time it has become rock solid Here are my thoughts in categories I use daily.   Development Various...

TestDisk Drama

TestDisk Drama I was unlucky last week when I found out I had lost all my data. Or rather my disk was corrupted. I decided to go for TestDisk. This did not go down...

Ubuntu One Closed

So it finally happened some time early. Sometime early this year I got a mail from ubuntu about the the "fore-closure". It seems to me a bad good thing. That is: Bad: We don't...

Swap off/ Swap on

Sometime you may feel like you need to temporarily disable your swap memory. For some reason, it makes copying files to flash drive slow and in worst case scenario, cause the system...

Unity8-Mir Desktop Preview

Just installed the preview and I think I like it, me thinks. It has a long way to go though. Its advance prospective features may take Canonical time and/or great fixes...

My SQL Error: Can’t connect to local MySQL server

Have the following error with MySQL? This can be solved by entering the following command on the terminal. sudo /etc/init.d/mysql start This can solve the phpmyadmin login error: Let me know how it goes! :)

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS is here!

So the waiting finally comes to an end for those of us in Kenyan Ubuntu lovers and avid users. At some time last night, the final image was available to download...

Ubuntu Convergence

Canonical, the company behind ubuntu, thought of making an interface similar on any device, irrespective of its hardware limitations, or rather, screen size. This bore the idea of convergence.   that is to...

Change Login sounds on Ubuntu

Change Login sounds on Ubuntu This hack was made for Ubuntu 14.04 but I have just seen it can work on Ubuntu 13.10. Download the sounds Here and Install them. Happy sounds...:) Courtesy of LA-based Composer Sam...