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Login problems on Mac OS X Snow Leopard

These are notes from a tech support call with my parents last night, saved here for the next time stuff breaks. If you’re running Mac OS X Snow Leopard (and possibly other versions), you may find you can’t log in. … Continue reading

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PhoneGap and Android on Windows

It seems there’s quite a lot of confusion on how to get up and running using PhoneGap for Android development on Windows. There’s a Getting Started with Android guide which is comprehensive, but doesn’t seem to resolve all problems. I’ll … Continue reading

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CentOS 5.7 Guest with VirtualBox

If you’re trying to install the VirtualBox guest additions on a fresh CentOS install, you may find that the kernel drivers compilation fails. To work around it, try this as root: yum install gcc kernel kernel-devel -y That worked for … Continue reading

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They stole our revolution

BBC iPlayer is great. Except: if you dislike Flash if you’re a Free and Open Source Software user if you’re out of the country on business you prefer the command line you’re a militant license-payer who believes you should have … Continue reading

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Installing Moblin on SD on EeePC 901

I tried out the Moblin test drive USB image on my EeePC, but wanted something a little more permanent. Moblin seems like quite an interesting alternative to the hideous Xandros Linux install that comes by default or my not-strictly-legitimate installation … Continue reading

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