Feisty Fawn Herd 2

Feisty Fawn Herd 2

Yes, you herd it here first (haha)! Well, maybe 53rd, Download the podcast and find out what I had to say about it. Herd 2 is released and ready for testing by the general public. Get your hands on it and see what it is all about. There are a lot of interesting things on FFH2 that are intrigueing like a new Gnome and GTK+ and updated kernal and lots of new Debian packages. I might try it myself! below are the links to the ISO’s.

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/releases/feisty/herd-2/ (Ubuntu)

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/kubuntu/releases/feisty/herd-2/ (Kubuntu)

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/edubuntu/releases/feisty/herd-2/ (Edubuntu)

http://cdimage.ubuntu.com/xubuntu/releases/feisty/herd-2/ (Xubuntu)

Command Line Command of the week – free

This command gives you anything you want for free!! Wow, Linux is soo….what’s that you say? Oh, I see….This just gives you the amount of free memory in your physical memory and swap drive? Oh, buffers too? The -b switch displays the amount of memory in bytes; the -k switch (set by default) displays it in kilobytes; the -m switch displays it in megabytes; the -g switch displays it in gigabytes. How nice:

And, finally thanks to Art for providing a possible solution for getting FreeNAS and Ubuntu to work together. Art was unable to listen to mp3’s or watch DVD’s from content stored on a FreeNAS server. So he wrote a post on a Sourceforge forum and there might be an answer to his post by now. I haven’t checked yet but it is worth a try if you are experiencing problems with the same setup.

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