“Battle for Wesnoth” Strategy Game for ubuntu 11.10view story

http://blog.sudobits.com – If you do a quick search about strategy games in Ubuntu 11.10‘s Software Center, then you may find a lot of strategy games to try but in this post I’ll introduce you with a turn-based tactical strategy game. (HowTos)

What is the best approach to wiping all data off a HDD instantly?view story

http://serverfault.com – Just wondering in case something happens and I need to wipe all my data right away. I don't care if the drive is unusable after wipe. (HowTos)

File window slidersview story

http://askubuntu.com – I don't know the precise name for these gizmos that appear to be new to Ubuntu since oneiric ocelot, but I am speaking of the sliders on the scrollbars for windows. (HowTos)

Super + w & shortcut application accessview story

http://askubuntu.com – Super + W is great. But after all windows get displayed, I have to either click on one with my mouse or use the arrow keys. It would be better if each window turned into a letter, so I could access it quickly. Anyone know if this is possible? Thanks. (HowTos)

Application-specific key combination remapping?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I'm aware of a number of ways of remapping key combinations in Ubuntu on a global basis (e.g., globally remapping Ctrl+S to send Ctrl+D or something), such as the xbindkeys application. What I need, though, is a way to do this only for a specific application. For example, something like "Remap Ctrl+S to send Ctrl+D, but only in Chrome". Is there any way to accomplish this? (HowTos)

screen turns off on bootview story

http://askubuntu.com – So im dual booting windows 7 and ubuntu 11.10 using wubi, and when i turn on my computer it takes me to the boot manager screen and i pick ubuntu. After that it takes me to purple screen and askes me which version i want to boot (normal or safe mode) i pick normal. After i pick normal i get another purple screen and then my screen turns off and i cant see anything. (HowTos)

Sound broken after installing updates - no hardware present, but some programs play soundview story

http://askubuntu.com – My problem: sound has been working great for 2-3 months until 2 days ago, when I installed some recommended updates. (HowTos)

Using apt or aptitude to get version information about an uninstalled package?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I'm looking to install a package, but I'd like to make sure that I can't get a more recent version than, per se, a PPA. Is there an aptitude or apt-get command that will enable me to input a package name and have it dump out the version information? (HowTos)

Is a symbolic/soft link similar to a shortcut/alias on a desktop?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – It sounds to me like the basic idea of soft/symbolic links compared to shortcuts (on a PC) or aliases (on a Mac) are the same thing. Am I way off? Are they similar? (HowTos)

Why is Ubuntu permissive with outgoing connections by default?view story

http://askubuntu.com – I am pretty newbie to Linux, as most of computers for resources in my school use Linux, I just installed Ubuntu to learn. By default iptables and ufw sets policy as under: IPTABLES -P INPUT DROP IPTABLES -P FORWARD DROP IPTABLES -P OUTPUT ACCEPT ufw default deny (default incoming). In both cases, Linux all distros trust all applications including fames ftp, smtp, SSH, mail and all others allo (HowTos)

Dark text color on dark menuview story

http://askubuntu.com – After I rebooted 15 min ago, I noticed that Unity clock and menu text changed to dark for apparently no reason, so I rebooted again in a hope to remedy. (HowTos)

#! game?view story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – Poll:  Do you play any games on #!, and if so which?  Which games do you think are , overall , in line with the overall theme of minmalist, light, and perhaps little geeky? (HowTos)