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Ubuntu Kung Fu

November 13, 2008

Finally made it through Keir Thomas’ Ubuntu Kung Fu. I bought it because I happened to pick it up in a bookstore, leaf through it a bit, and in a few minutes already learned a few useful tips and tricks I hadn’t known before (for example, there’s a Workrave applet for Linux). Having now made my way all the way through it, I have to say that it was definitely worth the price of admission.  I learned a number of handy tricks, and as a result I’m actually back to spending more time in Linux (although that’s helped by the fact that I’m also spending more time in meetings, and for my work laptop I only have a choice between Linux and Windows; OS X isn’t an option).  Of course, my increased enjoyment of Linux isn’t helping my resistance to buying a Dell mini running Ubuntu….

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