Taking Ubuntu 9.04 Out For A Spin

Earlier this week, I previewed Kubuntu 9.04, so I thought it would be a logical next step to preview Ubuntu 9.04 as well. When I took a look at the upcoming version of Kubuntu, I found that nothing major had changed (so far) other than the amazing speed improvements and the inclusion of the EXT4 file system as well as KDE 4.2 and all of the improvements it brought to the table. Now, let?s take a look at the upcoming version of Ubuntu, code named ?Jaunty Jackalope? so we can get a taste of what to expect come April.

Operation Systems

Installing Apache, MySQL and phpMyAdmin on Ubuntu Linux

Firstly we will need to open console terminal and write the following User@TheUbuntuBox ~# sudo apt-get install apache2 autoconf automake1.4 autotools-dev libapache2-mod-php5 php5 php5-common php5-curl php5-dev php5-gd php-pear php5-ldap php5-mhash php5-mysql php5-mysqli php5-snmp php5-sqlite php5-xmlrpc php5-xsl php5-imap php5-mcrypt php5-pspell php5-gd autoconf automake1.4 autotools-dev libapache2-mod-php5 mysql-server We just installed Apache2, MySQL Server and PHP5. Now we […]


Quick package search in Debian/Ubuntu/etc.

Here is a simple command for searching for “ruby” in the Tag: fields in Debian’s package lists: # egrep -hr ‘^(Package:|Tag:.+ruby)’ /var/lib/apt/lists|grep -B1 ^Tag|grep ^Package|cut -d\ -f2-|tr \\n \||xargs -I{} echo apt-cache –names-only search ^\({}\)\$|sort|less Cool , huh 🙂Read the whole thing @