This post helped me to switch to Java 6. It’s simple and easy.Read more "Enabling Java 6 on Mac OS X"
In response to a comment in this post, Apple has Java SE 6 Developer Preview available for download at this web site for Mac OS 10.5.x. Hope this helps.Read more "Java SE 6 on Mac OS 10.5.x"
I needed to split a file into a smaller size and refreshed my memory on using split and cat commands. Here are my notes: split –suffix-length=1 –bytes=1024m source_file prefix. After the split command run, you should get files with the following names:prefix.a, prefix.b, prefix.c, etc. To recreate the original file, just run the following command: […]Read more "split files"
A friend told me that SoyLatte can support Java SE 6 on Leopard. If you experienced a similar issue as Scott Looze described here perhaps you can try SoyLatte.Read more "Java SE on MacOS X 10.4 and 10.5"
I just installed Ubuntu 7.10 on another machine. I am disappointed to learn that RAID configuration was not available in the desktop installer. It was available in the earlier releases, specifically 7.04 server. Beyond that, I found this page useful for installing Google Earth and Skype, much easier than this way. I also found wine […]Read more "A second look at Ubuntu 7.10"
Yesterday, I installed Ubuntu 7.10. This time, I downloaded the desktop image instead of the server version, which I learned from my previous experience. I was a little disappointed that 7.10 didn’t resolve the kernel/acpi issue that I had on a machine that I use. It’s not a big deal, I’ll just need to continue […]Read more "First impression with Ubuntu 7.10"
Ok. I’ve only used a Mac for a couple days, they were certainly long days with many steep learning experiences. Here are some of my comments: On Mac OS X, you have several options to install an application. You can use pre-packaged binaries such as Universal Binary or a platform specific installable binary for your […]Read more "First impression on package mangement on Mac OS X"
Thanks to Martin for the binaryRead more "svn on Mac OS X"
For some reason, Apple pulled the binary. With some effort, I was able to find this thread, which points to this link.Read more "Java SE 6 Mac OS X 10.4.5 binary (Intel)"
It’s weird that I actually find a need to run a Windows application. So, I found this howto and it worked perfectly for me. It didn’t occur to me that WINE does not exist in binary form on Ubuntu 7.04 for AMD64. I actually don’t mind compile from source. I wonder why is that?Read more "Howto install Wine on Ubuntu 7.04"