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Zimbra - Mail server for those tired of MS tread mill

  1. Nice features (Free version and Paid version - basically support and active sync for mobile)
  2. Non-Windows
  3. AJAX web client is amazing
  4. Zimbra Desktop is very functional and has cool factor (CFO's will love it because it is Free) 
  5. Runs on Red Hat, Ubuntu, SUSE and (I am forgetting one be right back)
  6. more to come just trying out blog features of

$:Greetings programs-

Greetings programs,

 I have to say that I am really enjoying the new site.  This was a great idea putting all of this together in one place.  Hopefully something useful can come out of the exchange of ideas and view points.  As always I hope that this new found "Library of Alexandria" for all things Linux will be used for positives.  My suggestion to the community as a whole is leave the baggage at the door.  We are all open source users here, not one distro or another.  Leave the holy wars somewhere else and make this hive of openiness work.  This is a great site and I hope that it really turns into something special.


Windows 7? Thanks I'll keep my ubuntu

After installation it took only 2 hours for me to delete it.  Yes, talking about windows 7 rc. Even my 3 year old son asked why the computer was so loud.


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Some Useful VI Tips

vi tips that I find useful.

 :make will run the make file in the current directory, and load the file where the first error occurs at the location that the first error occurs


% will match brackets.

=% will indent brackets and braces (very useful)

:e. will select a file to edit from the working directory

 Some more general VI tips

To move your cursor without having to move your hands, use hjkl where h is left, j is up, k is down and l is left. This is also used when switching between windows after doing ctrl-w.

 go to a line


will go to line 10000



/find text


(note that no colon is needed)


search and replace

:%s/find text/replace text/g


the g at the end means global. 


 ctrl-w ctrl-s  

ctrl-w is window command mode, ctrl-s is split horizantlaly

 after that you can

edit a new file

:e file

or go to the next buffer if you are already editing more then one file


To search for a file edit the directory

:e .

 this will allow you to select a file from within the directory. (use hjkl to move around)


To repeat a command use a period. For example if you inserted some text, then moved to another part in the file, pushing . will insert the text again.

 Macro Record

q letter edit sequence q

Macro playback

@ letter


Common letter commands

i is insert

I is insert from the beginning of the line

a is append after the current letter

A is append at the end of the line.





Windows 7 & Ubuntu 9.04

Well, congratulations for the launch. Now onto other things.

I bought a new PC, and it just came in. Installed Windows 7 and Jaunty, both 64 bit editions. I must say I am equally impressed by MS and Canonical. Windows 7 picked up my wireless out of the box. This has never happened before for me. I'm not doing a review, so I'll sum it in little. 7 is what Vista should've been. And it's good. It's streamlined, less resource hungry, and just a nicer experience. The interfaces are intuitive, but a little awkward to use. Other than that I must say 7 is nice.

 Ubuntu too, installed fast, easy to upgrade, supported my wireless out of the box. Nvidia was easy to configure with restricted drivers. It's easy to navigate, install apps, fast, and not at all resource hungry. Good job.

 Overall both systems are nice, and I suggest you try Windows 7 if you're able.



Nice layout :)



Hello World

So here I am, on I don't expect to use this blog much, since I don't have the energy to manage multiple blogs. Would sure be nice if I could just pipe the "Ubuntu" or "Linux" categories from my real blog into here, but such is life. Nevertheless, I hope this site does well. It looks promising.

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Enemies of Change

I understand people using Linux and not liking it.  what i don't get are people who will refuse to even think about testing it just because it is free and there is no way it can be as good as proprietary OS's. no matter how hard you try, how many cool screenshots or videos you show them, or how much you spend time explaining to them, they just can't seem to understand how a free software or OS can be as good or even better than the ONLY system they used their whole life.

 Have you had that type of people in your life? did anything you did or said make a difference at the end?


please share your thoughts .

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