Tag: Ubuntu

  • Ubuntu 16.04 and PHP 7 not rendering

    After reloading my work laptop with Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (I prefer to do a reload versus an upgrade, for each LTS version) I was very excited to install PHP 7, and installed using the standard Ubuntu repositories using typical commands: $ sudo apt-get install apache2 $ sudo apt-get install php7.0 However, after doing the installs […]

  • Copy and paste from virtual machines to host

    With the growth of using virtual machines as development environments, thanks to great projects like Vagrant and Puphpet.com, I have been using virtual environments for most of my development these days.  On some occasions, because I use Ubuntu as my primary operating system on my development laptop, I have the need for a Windows environment […]

  • Skype sounds audio distorted in Ubuntu

    Now that I have Skype installed on Ubuntu 13.04 I discovered that the various Skype sounds were distorted.  It was almost like the sounds had some static mixed in with them.  I thought it was probably just a problem with the new version of Skype, or the new sound drivers.  However, I made a discovery […]

  • Skype for Ubuntu 13.04 Ringtail

    I am running the new version of Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, and so far really like it.  However I’ve had a bit of trouble with Skype, because I could not get it to use the indicator area of the tray.  Other than that it seemed to work fine. When I installed Skype I did it […]

  • My experience at Code Retreat Miami 2012

    This past weekend (Dec. 8th, 2013) I had the great opportunity to experience my first Code Retreat in Miami, for the Global Day of Code Retreat, here is a post about it to help inform others about this wonderful event.  If you have a chance in the future to get to one, it is a […]