Setting up Objective-C on Ubuntu

This tutorial will explain how to set up environment for successful building Objective-C applications on Ubuntu for total beginners (without Apple machine) :). It’s based on this step by step wizard: Getting started with Objective C on Ubuntu. We can’t use default Cocoa implementation from iOS, instead we have another implementation suitable for Linux: GNUstep. Needed […]

Upgrading to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Ubuntu released a new version of popular OS with Long Term Support. There is a new head-up display (HUD) with even more minimalistic design, video search enhancement and updated software center. Ubuntu Software Center now allows you to sync all installed apps with multiple computers, which can be very useful after fresh install. Video Lens […]

Virtual Hard Drive resizing

VirtualBox is one of the most useful virtualization software available for free. Creating virtual machine is easy, just a few clicks and we are able to explore new operating system. What we need to sacrifice is some processor time, RAM memory and a few GBof hard drive. These resources can be dynamically allocated, even the […]

Ubuntu 11.10 Released

In an earlier release Ubuntu introduced a desktop environment Unity, which was accepted by Linux users very differently. I was writing about bad user experience with Unity and some drawbacks in one of my posts: It’s time to go open source. Oneiric means “dreamy”, and the combination with Ocelot reminds me of the way innovation happens: […]

Establishing connection to AMI

Ever trying to connect to Amazon Machine Image over SSH? Then you should read this. The username of AMI’s user is bitnami, at least for Bitnami Ubuntu images. I wont write specific instructions how to connect for Unix and Windows, as there are many other resources doing that. However I will describe possible issues that can occur with using […]

It’s time to go open source

About a two months ago I successfully replaced Windows 7 with open source operating system. Yes, Linux. At first I was very excited about Ubuntu, which is based on Debian, but Ubuntu 11.04 release has some “improvements”. I refer to Unity, next evolutionary step in Gnome desktops aiming on touch screen devices. First impression is everything […]