R.I.P. Medibuntu

While trying to update my desktop box, which is still running Quantal, I saw these nice error messages: W: Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/quantal/free/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/quantal/non-free/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/quantal/free/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/quantal/non-free/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found E: Some index files failed… Continue reading R.I.P. Medibuntu

Eclipse Huge Tab Bar Foo

On my odyssey to find the right desktop environment for me I am back in Gnome land. In its latest incarnation Gnome 3 it looks nice and seems to be actually usable. I still don’t like that they removed more or less all useful configuration options. But finally there are some tools that make up… Continue reading Eclipse Huge Tab Bar Foo

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CloudPress Foo

In the wake of all the NSA scandals I finally took the time and created a full blown cloud solution for my family. I used a lot of components that are readily available (Owncloud, Roundcube, WordPress, etc.) and could create a very well rounded solution for us. In order to integrate everything I used the… Continue reading CloudPress Foo

Ubuntu Random Sleep Foo

I am really getting frustrated. I ruled out more or less everything. I have no UI connection to the battery in the UPS anymore but still the system goes either randomly to sleep (KDE, Unity, Gnome) or logs out and messes up the X server (XFCE). The interesting thing is that I can distinguish between… Continue reading Ubuntu Random Sleep Foo

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UPower And UPS Detection Foo

Since I installed Ubuntu 11.10 I have some strange issues on my desktop machine. I have a UPS from APC which is controlled using the demon and not the GUI tools. Nonetheless my computer went randomly to sleep without any reason.

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