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Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Beta First Impressions

It has been a few days since the Oneiric Beta 1 was released, and I’ve had a few days to play around with it. The major change that most will notice is that 11.10 does not ship with GNOME 2, in fact it does not ship with GNOME at all! The only interface available is […]

Fix That Annoying ‘Laptop Battery (estimating…)’ in Ubuntu

If you’re reading this, you know what I mean. The power manager applet in Ubuntu never estimates your remaining battery time, and forces you to dig deep into the battery properties to find itsĀ currentĀ percentage. According to the maintainers of the applet, the problem is not a bug, rather a problem with the ACPI in the […]