Posts Tagged ‘Linux’

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

December 3, 2009 No Comments

I thought I’d just mention my “Single Most Useful Piece of Software”. I was thinking about how this single little program has done more for me, more reliably than any other program I run. Sure, it only has a couple of settings, and can only be used in certain circumstances, but the sheer usefulness of [...]

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.

Linux File Permissions Best Practices August 27, 2009 No Comments

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

The Difference Between Flex and Flash May 28, 2009 No Comments

Today I have been exploring the world of Flex/Flash development. The first question that usually gets asked is “what is the difference between Flash and Flex…” Well, interestingly, the difference is primarily in the development paradigm. Essentially the end result is the same, usually a ‘.swf’ file playing in a browser or running using Adobe [...]

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: What is interesting here is that Flex builder is a plugin for Eclipse which runs [...]

How to read a winmail.dat file May 7, 2009 No Comments

winmail.dat is a package of e-mail attachments meant for Microsoft Exchange clients. Here is how to open it if you are using an Internet mail client.