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Introducing Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon

  • Episode 3
  • October 9, 2007
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See Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon in full effect for the first time: how games run on this cutting edge operating system and how well it detects new hardware.

Topics Covered:

  • Introduction to the Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (7.10) desktop and new features
  • Followup to last week's topic re. Acer Orbicam drivers
  • Plug-and-Play Printers and Scanners in Gutsy Gibbon
  • Three misconceptions about Linux: It doesn't support hardware, it's ugly, it doesn't have good games
  • A look at the included software in Ubuntu 7.10 (OpenOffice.org 2.3, The GIMP 2.4)
  • Filetypes supported by OpenOffice
  • Ubuntu Update Manager
  • Using CompizConfig Settings Manager to change 3D effects
  • Ubuntu Tracker search features and potential
  • FREE Linux Games in Review: Tremulous and Nexuiz
  • KDE Version in Kubuntu Gutsy Gibbon 7.10

 

Links:
Download Ubuntu: www.ubuntu.com
Skydomes on my personal site: robbief.com
Interfacelift Wallpapers: interfacelift.com/wallpaper
BZFlag (Phil's recommendation): bzflag.org


Notes:

I should just mention, as I answered Phil's question about Teamspeak, but never actually explained what that is. It's a program that lets gamers talk back and forth live (like a party-line) using headsets or computer microphones.

  • Host: Robbie Ferguson

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