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20 Nov, 2012

Install MSTTcorefonts in Kubuntu 12.10

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Having problems getting the msttcorefonts / ttf-mscorefonts-installer 3.4ubuntu3 package to complete the installation of the MS Corefonts? Try installing pdns-recursor! Worked for me.

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Details of my recent installation of a MFP from Epson on Kubuntu wirelessly. Epson – doing it right? My last printer was an Epson. The one before that too. Indeed I’ve had a string of Epson printers going back possibly to the first dot matrix I used at primary school. I’ve been largely happy with […]

tool known in Ubuntu as “disk utility”, from the package gnome-disk-utility with command palimpsest, is the best GUI based summary of disk health and partition info I’ve found

Mark Shuttleworth announces the new Ubuntu name for version 11.10 as Oneiric Ocelot, no really. Weird Ubuntu names Oneiric Ocelot: is this the strangest? My opinion is that the oddball names for Ubuntu releases aid greatly as search markers. “10.10” is not a great differentiating search term in computing whilst “maverick” (or indeed “meerkat”) doesn’t […]

Just discovered deborphan and have used it to clean up some cruft from my Kubuntu system, this should work for any .deb based system that uses apt. Removing unwanted packages List packages with no dependencies deborphan -a -n -z | sort -nr Will give you a list sorted by install size (-n) with largest first […]

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Following on from previous Safari on Linux posts this is an update based on the status for Safari 4. Update: Safari 4 on linux via WINE In what sounds like some sort of review of a Bacchanalian orgy Safari has achieved Gold status on WINE as reported at WineHQ. The specific testing was made using […]


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