Archive for the ‘installing stuff’ Tag
Last night, I did a little bit of updating and filed my first Ubuntu bug (Bugbuntu?). After doing an upgrade, my terminal window went to heck and I couldn’t really use it. My bug was found to be a duplicate of another bug and the original had a little tidbit on how to fix it (which worked). What’s odd is that their bug filing process which tried to be nice and suggest other bugs that may be similar did not seem to find the one of the many that mine was duped against.
Last night, I only had one wireless drop out. When I got home, I did not want to usurp my network capacity with frivolous streaming so I decided to just give the latest update a whirl sans pandora. The wireless held up for an hour or so before if finally gave out again. It may just be me, but it looks like things are improving on this front.
While I was surfing around, I hit upon a PDF file and found that I have something called document viewer which is a little primitive compared to Adobe’s reader. I headed over to Adobe and grabbed the rpm, ran alien to convert and install it, and now I seem to have lost it. There does not seem to be any trace of Acrobat Reader any where on my machine. Which brings me to this useful guide on installing stuff in Ubuntu