There are many solutions floating around to install Oracle's JAVA on Debian based systems. Most of them involve too many manual steps. Here is one that does not, and it simply works!
A short memo on enabling UFS write support on Debian
Linux does not exist in American conusmer market. At least not for Canon.
I bumped into an article describing `rtcwake` [here](http://www.dedoimedo.com/computers/wake-cron.html), so I thought it will be cool to write a nice wrapper script around it.
Another cool one liner to remove all development packages to clean your Debian.
This one is not so easy to follow, but it works for me ...
My laptop has reached Nirvana with Debian Squeeze, everything works out of the box, and I very happy with the stability of the system.
Karo is the second laptop I got, I bought in my second year of Uni, in 2005. Karo, diamond in Turkish, is an HP Compaq nx6110 business Laptop.
In my Clevo notebook all the Fn keys work, except the Brightness keys. So after search quite long, I have found that the only solution that really works for me is `xbacklight`
For about 4 years now there is a possibility to get a Netbook with Linux. Now, there are many of them coming with Android and Meego.
Continuing the agile setup of GNOME desktop using gconftool-2. Here's a snippet to make tab width 4 spaces, insert spaces instead of tabs and enable automatic indentation:
About 3 months ago I have purchased a Bluetooth Speakers set. I chose the Creative Labs D200, which provide me with nice tunes compared to the prices.
20 Years of linux - a humoristic view
Well, I've been following the [Development of Mate DE](https://github.com/Perberos/Mate-Desktop-Environment) quite closely via github and it seems like the project is gaining momentum.
F\#!k yeah! I am using a [tiling window manager](http://dwm.suckless.org/) called DWM, and it is the best thing I have seen lately
I bumped into calcurse a while ago, but I didn't take the use of it seriously. When I started using it, I was also using Gnome's Evolution.
Wow, Long time ago ... My last post ages ago was a rant about Uhbuntu
Latex floats by default have the text width or smaller. Took me some time to figure out how to make a float wider than the text width itself.
Hoora Debian ! I love how every past experience of developers brings something useful ! If you need to build python matplotlib from sources you need to install quite a lot dependencies. Luckily for me in Debian it's quite easy.
I've made a package of the Itasca example that are supposed to work "out of the box" for Debian Lenny and Squeeze
I wanted to build python-moinmoin from the 1.8.x series because python-moinmoin 1.9 didn't work for me.
In the previous part of this long inventory post, I've finished with Debian Etch. After a year and a half of distro hoping, I've decided that I'm experienced enough to try the new Debian Etch.
My story with Debian GNU\Linux is a true love story. At least for the time being. This post is dedicated to describe how I got "here". "Here" is my relationship with Debian on my laptop started