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09Feb Ubuntu Hardy, Alpha 5

Great news to the next alpha for the upcoming Ubuntu 8.04! To everyone who got interested in my last post, this version already ships all the mtp stuff needed to connect to those new creative mp3 players. I’ve worked a bit myself on it, by merging the latest libmtp. Another great feature is the disk […]

12Jan Creative Zen + Linux

I’ve bought yesterday a Creative Zen. As a player, it is really good, as you can see in many reviews. Despites that, I’ve had a hard time, managing to get it to work in my laptop with Ubuntu. Finally, I’ve came up with a solution. The comunication with the device must be done via MTP, […]

11Jan KDE 4.0

Despites my preference for GNOME, congratulations to the KDE team for their great work, developing KDE 4.0, which appears to be just great!

21Dec Toshiba L40 + Ndiswrapper + Realtek 8187

After more than three hour googling and trying, I’ve found the right way to get wireless to my brand new Toshiba L40. There was some weird workaround, with a modified driver, but it wasn’t very clean, and I need WPA support. After all, it all got to this: Download the driver from Realtek site; Install […]

16Dec Porto Linux && Xmas C++

Today, the Porto Linux team joined in a nice Christmas dinner. The event started in the beginning of the afternoon, with some Apache talks. I’ve only joined them later in the evening. The conversation was, indeed, interesting, passing through lots of different subjects, from open-source, education and many, many other! It was a nice dinner, […]

11Dec Skype with Video for Linux

A few months ago, the Skype team released a beta version for Linux with video capacities! This was the most lacking feature for us, Skype and Linux users. If, like me, you’ve been waiting for this, go on, download the proper package for your distribution and have some fun 😀