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gcc and homebrew on Mountain Lion

I’m trying to get B2G built, and one of the steps on OS X is to install gcc (this install is all automated in the bootstrap script). I am on a (relatively) clean install of Mountain Lion. Unfortunately during the … Continue reading

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Spotify on Linux

In which I get Spotify to run on Debian Wheezy. I’ve been playing about with Debian’s upcoming 7.0 release, codenamed ‘wheezy’. On the whole, it’s fantastic – booting is fast, GNOME 3 is blisteringly quick and the user experience is … Continue reading

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Installing Windows on a Macbook Pro without a Superdrive

So you want to install Windows on your Macbook Pro? It’s easy, as long as you haven’t replaced your internal SuperDrive with an SSD upgrade. The Apple Boot Camp Assistant doesn’t let you create a bootable USB if you’re on … Continue reading

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PostgreSQL on Lion with Homebrew

There are several ways you can get PostgreSQL up and running on Mac OS X Lion (see for example OS X Lion #2: PostgreSQL as default database, PostgreSQL 8.4 on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), How to install PostgreSQL on … Continue reading

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MySQL on Lion with Homebrew

This was non-obvious to me, so I’m documenting it here. There are several ways you can get MySQL up and running on Mac OS X Lion (see for example Rob Allen’s Setting up PHP & MySQL on OS X 10.7 … Continue reading

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Windows 8 on an ExoPC Slate

The Windows 8 Developer Preview is out, with the new (straight from Windows Phone 7) Metro touch UI. On Wednesday, I asked if it would run on an ExoPC: You’ll recall that Intel gave out ExoPC slate devices to developers … Continue reading

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natty review

I’m off to FOSDEM next weekend, so I’ve got my aged EeePC 901 out of the cupboard. It’s the only laptop I have that can stand up to really long days without a power socket. I’m trying out a selection … Continue reading

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fuduntu review

I’m off to FOSDEM next weekend, so I’ve got my aged EeePC 901 out of the cupboard. It’s the only laptop I have that can stand up to really long days without a power socket. I’m trying out a selection … Continue reading

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easypeasy review

I’m off to FOSDEM next weekend, so I’ve got my aged EeePC 901 out of the cupboard. It’s the only laptop I have that can stand up to really long days without a power socket. I’m trying out a selection … Continue reading

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Jolicloud review

I’m off to FOSDEM next weekend, so I’ve got my aged EeePC 901 out of the cupboard. It’s the only laptop I have that can stand up to really long days without a power socket. I’m trying out a selection … Continue reading

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