A quick switch to Linux Mint

As noted previously I’ve recently switched over to running Linux on all of my personal computers at home. This switch has gone surprisingly well and I will be posting about some of my experiences with that later on. In the meantime just a quick update on the distribution I’m running…

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Making the (final) switch to Linux

It has been a bit of a long time coming but I’ve finally decided to stop procrastinating and actually attempt to move my last Windows desktop to Linux. This decision was reached after I realized that for many months now my home computing use has happened almost exclusively on my Linux powered laptop, and that…

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Create a GTK+ application on Linux with Objective-C

As sort of follow-up-in-spirit to my older post I decided to share a really straight forward way to use Objective-C to build GTK+ applications. Objective-what? Objective-C is an improvement to the iconic C programming language that remains backwards compatible while adding many new and interesting features. Chief among these additions is syntax for real objects…

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One week, three distributions (Roundup)

These posts were originally featured on The Linux Experiment One week, three distributions (Day 0) With the recent releases of Linux Mint Debian Edition, Ubuntu and Kubuntu 10.10 I am once again starting to feel that need to hop around and try something new out. …I’ve set myself up a little experiment of sorts: try…

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Fixing gnustep-devel in Ubuntu 10.04

When Ubuntu 10.04 was released it represented the most modern incarnation of Canonical’s premier Linux desktop distribution. However not all things were better in this release. For myself I immediately noticed a problem while trying to install the gnustep-devel development libraries for GNUstep and Objective-C. I was greeted with this oh so lovely error message:…

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