Installing Qtile on Ubuntu 10.10
I decided to try the Qtile tiling window manager after hearing so much about it at PyCon. It’s kind of a pain in the neck to install the first time, though, and I thought I’d save everyone else from the mistakes I made along the way. Building Starting with the official installation instructions, here are the modifications I made to that process to get it running: libxcb Skip...
Installing Ubuntu the hard way
I usually use Ubuntu on my desktop at work. I decided to try Arch Linux a few days ago, but changed my mind and wanted to go back to Ubuntu. Easy, right? Nope. First, I should mention that my desktop has 3 hard drives and an SSD, and I use LVM to manage all of them. I also wanted to wipe out the root filesystem and replace it with Ubuntu while leaving /home and a couple of other filesystems...