Are you tired of all the new interfaces being pushed to you by Unity, GNOME Shell and, soon, Windows Metro? Do you want to stick to “good old” GNOME 2? Do you want to have a rock solid base for your operating system? If your answers are “Yes”, then I have something interesting for you, […]
Author Archive | Dmitry Kaglik
Mageia is my favourite operating system. I have never hidden this fact. It became #1 in my personal rating soon after the release of their version 1 in June 2011, and was the sole holder of that place until about November 2011. Although it shares the first place now with Xubuntu, I currently run version […]
The 1st of September is just around the corner. Where do you live? I don’t know the rules of your residence country, but Russia, where I was born and spent most of my life, has a rule: the 1st of September is the start of the school year. Even if this day falls on a […]
Linux part of Blogosphere is big. There are different people, different blogs. Some of them die, like it was with K.Mandla’s, some continue to grow. Today’s guest in my interview room is one of the most mysterious bloggers in the Linux world. Nobody saw his face. Nobody read his replies to the comments below the […]
Most often than not, the brand has an abstract name. General Electric, FIAT, Airbus, Pepsico, RedHat – all these companies have names which have nothing to do with names of their founders. Although, there are still some cases when person’s name becomes a name of the brand. Let me introduce a person who’s name became […]
Some Linux distributions try to find their own way in arrangement of the user desktop. Take, for example, Ubuntu with Unity. Whatever is your opinion about this Desktop Environment, you can’t deny that it brought some fresh ideas as to how to organize the user’s desktop. At the other pole are Linux distros which intentionally […]
I have been using Linux for 6 years. My boyfriend at that time had a set of Mandrake CDs. He wanted to install Linux but couldn’t figure out the hard drive partitioning. The way he and my best friend described Linux was that it was a power user’s system and very easy to tweak. I had already been tearing Windows apart and modifying it to suit my fancy. So one day I got the Mandrake CDs and installed Mandrake on my computer. My boyfriend was not happy at all…
My entry into the world of Linux was very interesting. I met my friends and they told me: “Linux – it is not for you. You are a girl, and your place is in the kitchen…“
The newest release of Ubuntu Operating System, Ubuntu 11.10, was released 5 days ago.
Stir is settled down, and it is a time for me to try new flavour of African Humanity…
What is my overall impression of Ubuntu 11.10? I’d say it is not bad in general. It definitely got better and more user-friendly than Ubuntu 11.04. Yes, there are some points I still can’t get used to. But despite these facts I think I’ll keep Ubuntu 11.10 on my hard drive for some time. Maybe I’ll get used to new Unity interface and its features.