Ruminations on the Digital Realm

Jan Stedehouder

Archive for the month “May, 2008”

Ubuntu Nuggets – it's the little things that count

The first Ubuntu release hype is slowly passing away. It’s amazing to see Ubuntu-related articles rise to the top of social bookmarking sites, extolling the wonders of the new Hardy Heron. Too bad most of them stick to the obvious and fail to see the not-so-obvious-but-o-so-beneficial smaller improvements.

The repositories are packed with applications and tools. Hidden in the long lists are some real gems that provide GUI-tools for actions that used to require commandline interventions and hacking textbased configuration files.
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Multiple Collaboration Site Disorder

I am suffering from ‘multiple collaboration site disorder’ apart from a lingering condition of ‘infomation flow control anxiety’. It’s pretty serious and it shows the dangers of high levels of Web 2.0 involvement coupled with multiproject involvement.
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