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I am a programmer and open source software enthusiast from West Tennessee. Before 2007, I knew very little about open source software. I tinkered around with freeware and shareware, but always on Windows. Since reading about Ubuntu Linux in a PCWorld article, I have learned how to use open source software such as The GIMP, Inkscape, and Blender; how to program in Python; and how to design websites with WordPress. I have become active in the Ubuntu community, answering questions on Ubuntu Forums, reporting bugs on Launchpad, and testing pre-release versions of Ubuntu.

I am a developer for Keryx, a free/open source software project intended to help Ubuntu users with slow or no Internet connection install software.


Aug
17
revised How can I troubleshoot keryx 'UnicodeEncodeError' error?
Corrected spelling of Keryx.
Aug
17
comment How can I troubleshoot keryx 'UnicodeEncodeError' error?
The Keryx binary is meant to be run from the current directory. I modified your command to read LANG=C ./keryx.
Aug
17
revised How can I troubleshoot keryx 'UnicodeEncodeError' error?
Corrected spelling of Keryx and changed command to run from cwd.
Aug
17
comment How can I troubleshoot keryx 'UnicodeEncodeError' error?
The Keryx binary he's using should contain all dependencies. I believe the GTK part is just a warning, and the UnicodeEncodeError is the real problem.
Aug
15
comment How can I map a character to a key combination?
Since I'm using Lubuntu, I don't have the same Keyboard configuration software as in GNOME. Any idea how I could do this in Lubuntu?
Aug
15
asked How can I map a character to a key combination?
Aug
13
revised How can I install software or packages without Internet (offline)?
Typo.
Aug
13
answered What exactly is in ubuntu-desktop?
Aug
13
revised How can I boot from a 16 Gb pendrive with some old BIOS?
Changed the title to say "pendrive" instead of just "drive".
Aug
13
comment Accessing a specific URL with firefox 3.6 on Ubuntu 10.4 crashed the OS, how should I debug this?
The website loads fine on my Thinkpad T1. ATI graphics and Firefox 3.6.3.
Aug
13
answered How can I boot from a 16 Gb pendrive with some old BIOS?
Aug
13
comment Configuring GPG in Kmail
What is the exact error when it fails?
Aug
12
comment How do I remove an application?
Don't forget to hit the checkmark beside this answer to mark it as correct, namkid. :-)
Aug
11
revised “Ubuntu is an ancient african word, meaning 'I can't configure Debian.'” — why did they write that?
Edited the title a bit more.
Aug
9
comment How to set up an APT repository?
George, were you ever able to make this work?
Aug
9
revised How can PPAs be removed?
Punctuation.
Aug
9
comment Can I use banshee from the command line?
BTW, If this answer actually answers your question, please hit the checkmark beside it.
Aug
9
answered Network Preferences Occasionally Defaulted upon Login
Aug
9
revised Native, FOSS GUI prototyping tools?
Linkified Inkscape.
Aug
9
comment What's the difference between package managers?
I've actually used Ubuntu for three years and never touched Kubuntu. So I don't know enough about her package managers to compare them. Perhaps you could write up a comparison and propose a new answer. (Hey, who ever said you can't have two good answers?) :-)