Archive for October, 2009
If you are trying to save your xorg.conf file after changing settings in the nvidia-settings app you may need to first replace it with sudo nvidia-xconfig This will back it up and then recreate it. Seems a fresh install of Karmic Koala 9.10 doesn’t create a valid xorg.conf or it can’t parse it. Whatever the […]
In: Ubuntu Tricks · Tagged with: xorg.conf
Go over and get the new Ubuntu release Karmic Koala 9.10 Torrents Karmic Koala Desktop 64 Karmic Koala Desktop 32 I am currently organising the partition on my new hard drive so I can fresh install. Oh this is taking too long!
In: News · Tagged with: Karmic Koala, Ubuntu
Wanting more than 2 screens up until late has been the realm of the hard core enthusiasts. Now it is the realm of the enthusiasts. Check out 4 Radeon HD 5800 in one machine! This demo is running Ubuntu 9.04 with X-Plane. Impressive! I think it is not too practical due to the grid lines […]
In: Gaming · Tagged with: ATI, Eyefinity, Ubuntu 9.04
In: Google Wave, Video
How to fix ‘No Ruby bindings for Xapian installed’ on Ubuntu after upgrading to RubyEnterprise
In: Ruby on Rails · Tagged with: Ruby, ruby enterprise, Ubuntu 9.04, xap, Xapian
Jeremy Olliver and I used git-bisect for the first time yesterday. We had a bug in our rails code which was preventing an ajax call to work properly. We had both spent a few hours to find the bug but with no luck had to divert traffic from that page. It was daunting as we […]
In: Ruby on Rails
I just received my google wave invite today and within an hour of getting the invite and accepting I was in! Firstly, for anyone wanting to know when this is coming out, it has a lot of work to be done. Don’t expect anything going live without a lot more buzz around the topic beforehand. […]
In: Google Wave · Tagged with: Google Wave
At the Nvidia GPU Technology Conference Nvidia unveiled the new fermi architecture and showed off some of it’s features. I have gathered some of the better videos from the day.