Monthly Archives: November 2010

Calibre Utils

English A week ago I bought a new “toy”, a Sony E-Book Reader, and so far I am extremely satisfied with it. I’m using Calibre to manage my virtual library: the Sony Reader preferred format is EPUB and Calibre deals … Continue reading

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JDarkRoom Debian/Ubuntu package

English I like to use “darkroom” styles editor ever so often; I mostly use PyRoom, with rather satisfactory results. Today though, while looking at David’s blog, I found out about another editor of this kind, JDarkRoom, that has some nice … Continue reading

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Plymouth Wheat

English This is a simple Plymouth theme (the graphical animation that you see while the system is booting), based on the Ubuntu 10.10 standard one. It features a nice green wheat background, that’s just the Ubuntu 10.10 wallpaper “Life by … Continue reading

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Fix Plymouth on Ubuntu after installing NVIDIA or ATI proprietary drivers

English This should work both for Ubuntu 10.4 and Ubuntu 10.10. After installing NVIDIA’s or ATI’s video card proprietary driver the graphical boot, managed by Plymouth, reverts to an ugly text-only version. To restore the graphical boot you can follow … Continue reading

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