Added sources for the Debian and Ubuntu repositories this weekend. This means that
deb-src lines in
/etc/apt/sources.list won’t produce errors.
canonical-partner, together with a virtualhost, so if you run
$ http_proxy=http://ftp.leg.uct.ac.za:80/ sudo aptitude install flashplugin-installer
It should download and install flash correctly.
If you want to upgrade your existing Ubuntu system, see the instructions here.
LEG is hosting the Ubuntu-ZA release party in TSL on Saturday 7th November. Come and join us.
As ever, disk space is low, and a whole pile of things have been cleaned up. If you really need something we deleted, let an admin know.
We have a copy of Linux4one on the mirror if anyone is interested.
Linux4one is a remix of Ubuntu Netbook Remix for Acer AspireOne netbooks. These can be bought from Incredible Connection for R2000, but ship with Linpus Linux Lite, which many users don’t like.
Update: That URL pointed at Linux Mint, fixed.
The Fedora 11 release is now available on the mirror. See our Fedora page to find out where to get it.
All Ubuntu users probably know that Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty Jackalope just released.
As usual you can find ISOs on your favourite mirror or freedom toaster:
To upgrade an existing Ubuntu system, you’ll need to follow these instructions
If you download a DVD and it’s exactly 4GB chances are you are using a client (browser) or file-system that doesn’t support bigger files. Get the CD instead.
Fedora 10 is (finally) available on the mirror. ISO images are available:
Ubuntu Intrepid is out.
The live DVDs should be arriving in the next couple of days.
If you want to upgrade your Ubuntu system on campus, follow these notes
We’ve ugraded this site to Drupal 6, so please report any new bugs you find.
The Freedom Toaster has been updated with all of this season’s releases. Enjoy.