‘Linux’ Archive

Getting KMail up to speed March 10, 2010 1 Comment

How much faster is that, huh? Much faster.

Tidy HTML, PHP, C++ in Komodo February 12, 2010 No Comments

Code tidier, cleaner and beautifier for Komodo

How To Download Documentation with wget January 10, 2010 No Comments

The quick and easy way to download the Zend Framework Documentation.

GNOME Shell, GNOME Do, and things to come December 27, 2009 No Comments

GNOME Shell involves a rethink of your workspaces

Linux on the Home Desktop October 13, 2009 No Comments

There has been a lot of talk about this next topic. Perhaps too much talk. This is not a rebel post. This is Linux on the Home Desktop.

DTC’s installation script October 5, 2009 No Comments

This script installs the metapackage, copies our standard settings to /etc, and installs software not available in repositories.

Building metapackages to make installations easier September 29, 2009 No Comments

It is easy to manage the packages on new machines using metapackages. And they’re easier to build than you think.

Linux File Permissions Best Practices August 27, 2009 No Comments

Here’s an APB on what not to do with file permissions.

Adobe Flex builder no longer on Linux… May 27, 2009 No Comments

This might seem like old news, but its actually just rare news, more than old. Did you know that Adobe was developing a Linux version of Flex builder? They have put the project on hold according to this artice: http://gruchalski.com/2009/04/22/flex-builder-3-for-linux-on-hold/ What is interesting here is that Flex builder is a plugin for Eclipse which runs [...]

ini_set() Can be your friend… May 18, 2009 No Comments

Just BTW. If you ever have that annoying ^M end of line issue in a php script, say someone created a CSV file on a windows machine and your script refuses to open the file as multiple lines… try this setting

ini_set(’auto_detect_line_endings’,TRUE);
It’ll auto detect not only MSDOS new line characters, but also Mac ones. This is [...]