Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon - Tribe 1

As is traditional with development Ubuntu releases, whenever the first alpha (or in this case, Tribe) is released, I download and install it in a virtual machine. This release is no different. And if you have a dying ambition to install it right now, I suggest you hold back. You won't find too much different from Feisty.

Of course, the main thing to note for this release is it ...

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More Ubuntu Derivatives

A bit late of a posting, but an announcement was made in Ubuntu Dev Announce about a new version of Ubuntu, in addition to the "Free" version:

Ubuntu Mobile and Embedded Edition: designed for mobile devices, possibly Pocket PC or Palm style.

This means we now have:

  • Ubuntu
  • Kubuntu
  • Xubuntu
  • Ubuntu "Free" (no name)
  • Ubuntu Mobile and Embedded Edition
Whether the Mobile and Embedded and Free editions will also have ...

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A Lightweight MySQL Manager

If you own a website, chances are that you need to use a database to run many site operations. For the most part, people use MySQL.

Most hosts offer a solution to manage your database. A common choice for this is phpMyAdmin. But, for many, phpMyAdmin can be slow or feel bloated on slower connections.

Then, there is the group of people who aren't offered the luxury of phpMyAdmin ...

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