Enabling the Remote on a MacBook Pro Running Ubuntu 12.10

I’ve been using Ubuntu for the last few years. It was not my first choice, Debian was –because I like a balance between configuring things by hand (call it choice) and automation. The problem, Debian on my Yonah based MacBook Pro (that’s the last 32 bit Apple computer before the 64 bit platform was introduced), was more

The Marriage of Music & Open Source Technology in 2012

To listen to music, I sometimes use Iceberg  (and have previously written about it). They have their own cloud based player, so you lose control over what you listen to (although categories exist and user feedback is accepted). I assume that’s what they’re after in the end, to decide what gets airplay. Even so, they’re back to

Android, a Fork? Torvalds and Kroah-Hartman don’t agree!

Although I don’t presently own an Android phone, I’m really exited about Google’s version of Gnu/Linux that operates on “their” cell phones. I look forward to owning one in the near future. There’s a lot of confusion about Andriod. I know it’s a systems run on the Linux kernel proper. That is, apparently Google replaced the