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Ubuntu 11.10 Almost Here

The next version of Ubuntu is nearly here. I must admit I've not yet made the move to Unity, as I'm still on Gnome 2, but I'm debating on making the switch this go around. I've got a few projects I need to update as well (Clientside and Email Dissector …



Inspect and Debug with Email Dissector

Everyone needs to test emails for web applications, but it turns your inbox into a mess. Not to mention constantly refreshing your web mail and clicking Send/Receive. You struggle to find the broken html, and viewing your text and html alternate versions just takes too much time. This is …



Enabling Apache Sites and Modules in Ubuntu

So you've installed apache and the rest of your lamp system in Ubuntu, and you're needing to do some configuring. You've got some virtual hosts you need set up and some modules you need enabled. You can dive into the config files and enable everything that way, however apache comes …



Ubuntu Thoughts

Its been rather quiet around here lately, and for good reason. I got married and spent some time honeymooning with my sweetheart :) . All the while much has been happening in the linux and web world! I've not gotten the nerve to upgrade my primary machine yet to Ubuntu 11.04 …



Ubuntu 11.04 on the Way

Its that time again for a new version of my favorite OS, Ubuntu. It looks to be another exciting release with a major addition of Unity desktop. Head on over and download, install, and begin using it with some Gedit goodness! Then head back over here and share your thoughts …



Creating Virtual Hosts in Ubuntu

I was doing my morning reads as usual when I came across an article on creating virtual hosts for apache on OSX. Well after reading the article I decided I'd mention that this pretty much works on Ubuntu as well. Only difference being the location of your config files for …



Its Ubuntu Time Again!

It's that time again! Time for Ubuntu's next release, 10.10. It looks like there will be several new, exciting changes, including the latest GNOME, Evolution, and Shotwell replacing F-Spot. Not to mention some more polishing to the Ubuntu Software Center!



Ready or Not, Here Ubuntu Comes!

As many of you know I use Ubuntu on a daily basis. All of my web development is done with it, unless I'm forced to develop something on a Winders platform. It seems though Ubuntu 10.04 is already upon us and I've hardly noticed! Well.. it's nearly here.. Ubuntu …



Gedit PHP Completion and Collaboration

If you're a gEdit fan like I am you will be excited to see these plugins by Jesse van den Kieboom. First off a php completion plugin. This is something I've been hoping to find for quite some time. You can find it over at GitHub. The second thing is …



How To Set JAVA_HOME in Ubuntu

This post is more for my memory than anything. I always forget and need to dig around to figure out how (or more importantly "where") to set JAVA_HOME in Ubuntu. It's pretty simple. Find the location of your jvm. ex: /usr/lib/jvm/java-6-sun/ Add a line to your environment …