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“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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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#! 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)