A quick note for anything trying to get Gears to work with Firefox 3.5 and 64-bit Linux: follow the steps in this post. The post is for gcc 4.3.3, but it worked just fine with […]
Here in the underground bunker we have computers named after fruits: lime lemon mango cherry indigo – not a fruit, but replaced “indulgence” oreo – my wife has convinced me that Oreos are definitely a […]
The latest VMware Server 126.96.36.199891 will install in Hardy (v8.04), but wouldn’t run for me. A short page on HowtoForge gave me the pointer I needed to get it to run: sudo cp /lib/libgcc_s.so.1 /usr/lib/vmware/lib/libgcc_s.so.1/libgcc_s.so.1. […]
In case you missed it, yesterday brought us a new release of Ubuntu, Kubuntu, and family. The version is called “Hardy Heron”, version 8.04. New features of interest are desktop 3D effects (compiz), the ability […]
The kdevelop 3.3 in kubuntu’s edgy’s repository has a nasty tendency to lock up when working in C++ code. Apparently this relates to it using an old and creaky Berkeley DB version. I’ve been using […]
After upgrading to Kubuntu Edgy, I couldn’t get vmware server to run. After stumbling upon a thread about it over at the VMware forums, the solution was: uninstall libdbus-1-2 with Adept. It works fine now!
Ubuntu/Kubuntu/Xubuntu has released 6.10 (Edgy Eft). The noticable upgrades from 6.06 are Firefox 2, faster bootup, and a simpler control panel for system settings. There have been reports on the forums of people having difficulty […]
After Windows annoyed me one day too many, I’ve switched over both my daily computers to Linux. Oreo (our file server) has been on Fedora Core 4 for quite some time, and I’ve run FC […]