Ubuntu: Problem with international Keyboard Layouts

I was very close to dumping Ubuntu. This has so far been the best Desktop Linux distribution I ever worked with, and I really liked the ease of use. But one day, something broke. It didn’t allow me to switch between keyboard layouts any more! As I often have to compose texts in German, this is a big deal, and quite a problem. I was exploring the various forums for months! I found quite a few people who had the same problem, but nobody with a solution that actually worked for me.

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WebDAV with Windows XP

So I finally found some time to configure Apache for WebDAV.  This wasn’t too bad.  But then I also had to configure authentication.  This is just a playground (at least for now), so picked  basic authentication.  But I was in for a nasty surprise: There was a serious problem with Windows XP.  I run only Windows at home, but my brother uses XP, and he needs this feature.

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EU-Domain-Craze

.eu Domains are now up for grabs!  So I thought I’d pick up jastram.eu – but it was already gone. 

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