I am so happy to find out that I can install Unity on Ubuntu, without the aid of even Wine. I guess it’s probably been like this for a while, but it makes a massive difference to teaching computer science or media production, if you can access the tools used in industry natively. Unity Hub… Continue reading Cooking on Gas, or Unity!
Over the past year I have been less than fully employed, which has been great in some ways, for example spending more time with the children and being able to undertake meaningful professional development along the way. Unfortunately, unless you are very fortunate, most people need to work pretty much full-time to make ends even… Continue reading An Argument for Open Source in Recruitment
This is the first time I have actually attempted to fault find myself, albeit guided by the Lubuntu community who are great, so responsive and knowledgeable, I guess that’s because there’s not going to be as many users as with other distros. The Lubuntu Discourse platform is very welcoming, supportive and straight forwards. Ask a… Continue reading Troubleshooting in Lubuntu
Today I was given the chance to play with a pretty old laptop, 256mb RAM Centrino 1.4ghz, so really a test for any operating system to get it running. The owner was hoping to be able to donate it to a local primary school if it could be any use to them, the biggest concern… Continue reading Digging Even Deeper: Installing Linux on Older Devices
I started my eldest off with Ubuntu last year, as I revived my old laptop with it. She got to grips with it quickly, but to be honest it was still pretty demanding of resources and also buggy at 18.04 for us. Thankfully, 20.04 was so much better on that device and now that she… Continue reading Lubuntu and the little ones
Okay, so I am migrating / updating my personal website at the moment and have decided to be more blog focused, but for now whilst I get everything sorted, this is it. Check out my About Page to get the jist of what I am up to. Hope to be back soon! A