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It's no secret I shall be #PartyVoteGreen and likely to be Labour Paul Eagle for my Rongotai electorate. I shall also be Yes for both referenda.Now that's that out of the way you should of course ignore it and do what you feel is right.First of all I would urge you to VOTE! Make sure you're enrolled and your details are up-to-date: https://vote.nz/enrolling/enrol-or-update/enrol-or-update-online/Done that, no really I can wait, off you go, check your details ... Ok, good. This year from Wednesday 2nd September (overseas) / Saturday 5th September (in NZ) to 7pm on Saturday 19th September you get to vote on one or more of the following:The makeup of ParliamentParty voteYour local MPCannabis legalisation and control referendumEnd of Life Choice referendumYou can vote via post, look out for your voting papers later this month, or in person at many voting booths around Aotearoa New Zealand.
That's who (YOU!), when, where, how, and I shall assume you know why. If you don't…

Ubuntu 7 (Gutsy Gibbon) - what it looks like

[Updated] Oops, I am running Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon (7.10) not the Feisty Fawn release - will update the video later.


To those that wanted to know what it now looks like on my non-Windows XP/yes-Ubuntu desktop ... not a lot different. Seriously, the clock is at the top (but I now know how to put it at the bottom if I wanted).

To be fair the really fun visual stuff comes when you install Beryl (YouTube vids) or Compiz (YouTube vids). I am trying to give Compiz a go but no luck just yet ...
[Updated] Gutsy Gibbon comes complete with Compiz (I'd broken it - fixed by following these instructions)

Anyway, this introduction to Ubuntu is good for getting you in the mood for changing and is pretty close to what I´ve got:

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