Disabling User List in GDM Login Screen – Ubuntu 9.10 / Linux Mint 8

I've been playing around with both Ubuntu 9.10 and Linux Mint 8 (just released and based on Ubuntu 9.10). One of the differences that's noticed right away is the change in the GDM login screen. By default, it lists the users to choose from, then enter the password. This may be OK for some, i.e.… Continue reading Disabling User List in GDM Login Screen – Ubuntu 9.10 / Linux Mint 8

Notes on Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope)

I went and installed Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) onto my test system as a dual boot with Windows 7 Release Candidate, and so far so good.  This was the same system I had installed OpenSUSE 11 on before and I went back and reviewed how I tweaked my desktop there and did very similar setup… Continue reading Notes on Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope)

OpenSUSE 11 First Impressions

I decided to give OpenSUSE 11 a try on my dedicated Linux box. Since I've only installed it and made some adjustments within Gnome, I thought I would give what I can really only call some first impressions of it.  I'm writing this post from the OpenSUSE box.  The system I installed it on is… Continue reading OpenSUSE 11 First Impressions

Linux Mint 3.1

I know it's been a long time since my last post, and I did mention in a previous post that I would be trying Linux as my main OS. Here is the result of that latest attempt - Linux Mint. It is a distro that is based on Ubunutu, but provides more "out of the… Continue reading Linux Mint 3.1

PCLinuxOS 2007 Install Notes

If you have taken a look at the popularity rankings on Distrowatch, you'll see that the top 10 have really mixed themselves around a bit in the last couple of months. If you select past 3 months or more recent in their rankings list, you'll find that PCLinuxOS 2007 has surpassed Ubuntu and is in… Continue reading PCLinuxOS 2007 Install Notes