I wanted to test Apache 2.4 on my Ubuntu 13.04 but it was not available as a package, so I went and compiled the sources. In this post you can find the steps needed to make the latest Apache available on your Ubuntu. Continue reading
I am using VirtualBox for a long time now, although i know there is an performance penalty i never bothered to check how big it was. I got curious and though maybe I should test this to see how it works out. This is not an scientific test or anything fancy just a simple tests that show a difference in performance between the hardware and VirtualBox 4.2. Continue reading
Some of you may or may not be familiar with chroot, for those who are familiar with chroot good job and for those that aren’t shame on you. Just kidding please read this for some more info about chroot.
Now that we all know what chroot is, maybe it could be fun to create an chroot environment, and to make it more exciting we are not creating an x86 but an arm processor environment Continue reading
Recently I tried git on my machine and I must say I like it. But because a lot of other people are still using svn I tried to combine that. Continue reading
I installed my new laptop with the latest Ubuntu after that I downloaded Eclipse zip and unzipped it. I started the Eclipse and wanted to install some updates and plugins when I found out that the windows where not working properly. Windows would not refresh right and also all buttons on popup windows where not responding. Continue reading
Couple of days ago i needed to connect digital projector and an second screen to my laptop. I found out that when you have an nvidia graphics card you can use a nice graphical utility to do this instead of manual approach with xorg.
|sudo apt-get install nvidia-settings|
and then start with:
With this tool you are able to change settings, detect external displays and attach them very easily. This settings tool helped me so I thought I would just spread the word.
When I was working with VirtualBox and Vmware server I found out that if I enabled my hardware virtualization everything would freeze. So how com?
You have probably heard about kvm (kernel-based Virtual Machine) that is available in Ubuntu. It’s used for creating virtual machines in ubuntu. It works nice but I wanted to use Vmware server, and this is where things go down. Continue reading
Finally 64 bit Linux users can enjoy Flash without ndiswrapper. Adobe has showed us some mercy and they made a native Flash 10 for 64 bit platform for Linux. On this moment it is only an alpha version but it seems to work quite nice.
Here are the installation instructions from Adobe it self:
|1. Download the plugin to begin installation. A dialog box will appear asking you where to save the file.
2. Save the .tar.gz file to your desktop and wait for the file to download completely.
3. Quit your browser.
4. Remove all existing Adobe Flash Player installations from the system.
5. Unpackage the file. A directory with contains libflashplayer.so will be created.
6. Copy libflashplayer.so to ~/.mozilla/plugins. Create the ‘plugins’ folder if it does not exist yet.
7. Launch your brower. To verify installation in Firefox choose Help > About Plug-ins from the browser menu.