Tag: linux

  • Ubuntu Browser Performance

    Firefox > Chrome I’ll come up with some numbers to support whether or not that’s the case, but subjectively, Firefox doesn’t seem to get bogged down as quickly.  I rather enjoy the sync-iness of Chrome, but those little app icons for Facebook and Gmail are pretty slick..

  • Ubuntu on touch friendliness

    UI & Handling Can we change the UI to make it more touch friendly? The main purpose of this project is to get the core of Ubuntu ready for mobile devices. This means using RAM and power more efficiently, etc. As of now, we can not change the UI to make it more touch friendly. […]

  • But the fonts aren’t bad all the time

    Screen cap was taken just after boot.

  • Ubuntu 13.04 on my Nexus 7 (2012), CM 10.2 on Note 2, et. al.

    Last night I installed Ubuntu 3.0 on my Nexus 7 using this guide. Order the Thai Breaker, its really good. The Ubuntu Desktop Installer did not work for me so had to do it manually from the command line.  I can confirm those commands do work.  If you’ve ever re-installed Android onto your Nexus 7, its […]

  • Mobile/Desktop Experience

    This is something that Ubuntu is already working on, and something you can partially get away with in Android. Right now, Ubuntu is working on a mobile version of their operating system, Ubuntu Touch.  While it can be installed on a variety of devices right now, much of the functionality is missing.  Lots of dummy […]

  • Two documentaries for really nerdy people

    I’ve watched a couple of documentaries recently by a guy named Jason Scott.  The first one, Get Lamp: The Text Adventure Documentary, I had seen before.  Its about text-based adventures, which is a form of interactive fiction.  The genre was largely killed off with the proliferation of graphical video games, but, as you can tell from […]