Tag: microsoft

  • Microsoft Bluetooth keyboard and mouse on Ubuntu 7 (Feisty Fawn)

    I have a Microsoft Optical Desktop Elite Keyboard and Mouse for Bluetooth, and wanted to get them working on my newly installed Ubuntu 7.04 Feisty Fawn desktop. (This was my choice after the adventure of Windows Vista deciding it was not Genuine 1 1/2 months after install, even though it was.) See this article for […]

  • Goodbye Windows Vista

    Well, I installed Windows Vista 1 1/2 months ago. During that time I dealt with many driver problems, software issues, and quirks. But the end has come. Today Windows Vista decided it was not Genuine, and that I needed to activate it. Of course it is Genuine, and it had already been activated, so I […]

  • Having Microsoft Fonts on Linux (Ubuntu)

    I have been using Ubuntu in the office lately. However, I did not have the standard fonts that you would find on a Windows system for use in documents. So I simply used the following method to add them: # sudo aptitude install msttcorefonts For these fonts to display in 96dpi you may also need […]