Howto: Fix MySQL Server dependency problems on Ubuntu LTS

Have you encountered this error? An error occurred while setting the password for the MySQL administrative user. This may have happened because the account already has a password, or because of a communication problem with the MySQL server. Or maybe seen this? Errors were encountered while processing: mysql-server-5.5 mysql-server Or this? dpkg: error processing package […]

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Why are we always trying to copy Windows?

There are skins for each of the OSs that aren’t Windows–to make them LOOK like Windows. http://linux.slashdot.org/story/10/08/26/199228/Making-Ubuntu-Look-Like-Windows-7 There’s the latest; why is everyone trying so hard? There’s the usual answer; the more you make OSS look like proprietary software, the more likely that n00bs will give it a shot–but does this turn you off of […]

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