Need Microsoft Word equivalent on Linux?

At work I’m surrounded by people who need to poke me whenever Linux is on news (by people I mean Thiery L aka asthierix). Thiery usually feeds my imagination with lots of crazy ideas. In fact, he’s the one who got the programming bug into my brain. Today he poked me to look at something […]

LibreOffice – Save to Google Docs

I continued testing Linux Mint 15 this weekend. When it came to playing with LibreOffice Writer there was this plugin that enables you to save directly to your Google Drive account that I missed. In openSUSE 12.3 the plugin comes pre-installed. To install the same on Linux Mint 15 first download the ooo2gd_3.0.0.oxt plugin from […]

Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” released

Linux Mint 15 “Olivia” was released last night. I woke up this morning to find the release news on Distrowatch. I haven’t tried it yet. It’s planned for this weekend however. At the moment I was writing this post, the Linux Mint servers were still very busy with loads of traffic. Consequently, download speed has […]

Wireless issue in Linux

A friend had a wireless issue on Linux Mint and asked me for advice. I found many people reporting issues with Broadcom & Intel drivers. Most distributions do not bundle proprietary drivers in their main release. These drivers are however available on the NON-OSS repository. Finding you’re wireless make/model isn’t difficult. Just run “lspci” as […]