Monthly Archives: September 2012

Issues when updating Kubuntu to 12.04 LTS Precise Pangolin

When I updated Kubuntu on my mother-in-law’s pc (yep, GNU/Linux is great for mothers-in-law — it’s hard for them to break something, and if they do it can be resolved remotely.) from version 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx to 12.04 LTS … Continue reading

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Kubuntu KDM Get New Themes for KDE login manager does not update the theme list

In Gentoo and Kubuntu GNU/Linux, when I want to add a theme for the KDE login manager (KDM), I can select and install new themes, but they are not added to the list of installed themes. Here’s a quick workaround.

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Convert bzr to git

I played with bzr (Bazaar) as a source-control manager (SCM) for a while, after having used svn for a couple of years. In the end, bzr turned out to be the stepping stone I needed to move to git. Hence, … Continue reading

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