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This is about getting Oracle XE running on a Linux laptop, specifically my laptop. running Xubuntu, a variation on Ubuntu, b...

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Lubuntu!

I finally did it. After putting up with years of sniggers and snide remarks from every time she runs a defrag or an anti-virus c...

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Microsoft have announced they will stop supporting Windows XP around now. Apparently there is still a lot of it about. It was a...

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Ubuntu 11.04

I’ve just upgraded from Ubuntu 10.04 to 11.04. It went well. Here are my upgrade notes:

The machine is a (now aging) Dell Insp...

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My old laptop, a Dell Inspiron 9400 I got about 4 or 5 years back, has lasted well. I thought about upgrading a while ago when i...

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I have been upgrading my laptop from Ubuntu 8.04 to 10.04.

The process was fairly simple. My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 9400 an...

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Under Linux these are called launchers. It took a little while for me to spot this and I was trying to make these the hard way....

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Linux is fast

I have now officially switched my laptop to Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron) from Windows XP.
The laptop is a Dell Inspiron 9400. I go...

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Oracle XE

There are lots of things I don’t like about Oracle, but some of them are historical. Back in the ’90s I wrestled with upgrading...

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ubuntu-printing

I’m migrating my laptop (Dell Insprion 9400) to Ubuntu ‘Hardy Heron” 8.04.

Tonight I tried hooking up to the printer, wh...

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