Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 codename Lenny

Long-awaited “Lenny” has finally been out! After 22 months of development, Debian development team announced the official release of Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 on 14th of February as planned (well, at least in American Samoa, which happens to be located in UTC-11.) and the very same day I installed and tested it on my laptop. Installation… Continue reading Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 codename Lenny

Firefox Search Bar Plugins

Mozilla Firefox comes with some pre-installed search plugins and some websites provide their users with a plugin for firefox search bar. However, there are also lots of websites on the net that don’t give you any plugin to make your search easier. Sometimes I have to use Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary to look up a… Continue reading Firefox Search Bar Plugins

Intel High Definition Audio in Linux

A great number of laptops produced after 2004, including my vaio fz 190, come with an IntelĀ® High Definition Audio chipset. Interestingly, these chipsets have problems in both Linux and Windows. If you are using an old version of alsa, I would recommend you to upgrade it because newer alsa drivers are almost problem-free. However,… Continue reading Intel High Definition Audio in Linux