Archive for the ‘Software’ Category

android-sdk-installer for Linux (Debian/Ubuntu)

Thursday, July 19th, 2012

This post is also available on/was written for OMG! Ubuntu I'm fan of automation, as well as simplicity and as much as I tend to complicate my own life I generally enjoy making life easier for others. I'm of a belief that if you're a Android developer who's new to Linux and ...

Linux power regression + overheating problem on ThinkPad [fixed?]

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

This post is also available on/was written for OMG! Ubuntu This blog post isn't only directed to ThinkPad owners as most notebook Linux users with Intel Core Duo 1/2 and i3/i5/i7 processors have been affected by this bug if not all. And yes, this problem is present on latest Debian Unstable and ...

Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS-N) Debianized Summary

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Last week I was on my first Ubuntu Developer Summit (UDS-N), I wanted to attended this summit for couple of reasons: 1. Developer, I'm part of Debian Java, working on Eclipse IDE, and as you're developing Debian, you're automatically developing Ubuntu, no? :nerd: 2. DebConf11 main organizer, I really wanted to ...

I want Xperia X10 Android 2.1 update now!

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Story I bought Xperia X10i this summer during DebConf10 in NYC, I loved this phone from very beginning however what bothered me was that it was still stuck on outdated Android 1.6. To get your own custom Android on it, wasn't quite possible because no one managed to hack bootloader even though some ...

FoolControl, Gnome, Squeeze?

Monday, March 15th, 2010

Other day I read "Refreshing The Ubuntu Brand", upcoming visual style changes for Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx and my only comment to this whole story was "Don't tell me you're moving window control elements to the left side of window in Lucid ..." :sidefrown: Either way if this ...