Categories: "Linux"

Mugshot 1.1.37-1 on SuSE 10.1

Having configured my Mugshot account yesterday to link up with my various other accounts, I figured I'd try and get the stacker running on my laptop too. My laptop is running SuSE 10.1, for which there are no official RPMs available. Celso Pinto has… more »

GConf error: battery_low_percentage cannot be zero

I've recently re-installed the file server at home with Fedora Core 6, it all went fairly well apart from some intermittent hardware issues not related to the OS. A few days later, after a yum update, I started getting an error after logging in to Gnome… more »

Scrobbling with Audacious on Fedora Core 5

I've gotten quite into last.fm in recent weeks. It's a very well put together site, and can provide excellent background music once it's built up some opinion of your tastes. I'd mostly been using it from my laptop and in my bedroom, both places wher… more »

MySQL 4: Specified key was too long; max key length is 1000 bytes

I've been upgrading the intranet server at work today, previously it was running Red Hat 9.0 which even the Fedora Legacy Project will be dropping support for at the end of the year. So on Friday I installed Centos 4.4 on a nice new hard drive and I spe… more »

Xara Xtreme

I discovered Xara Xtreme the other day. Xara have apparently open sourced their code for the windows version and members of the Linux community have taken the code and run with it. It is now a very fast (it runs well even on my creaky old laptop) and v… more »

KDE upgrade issues on SuSE 10.1

I'm using Smart Package manager on SuSE 10.1 on my laptop, and I've enabled the suse-kde-backports channel to get the latest version of KDE rather than just the security patched 3.5.1 version. However, today I ran an update and, after rebooting, I could… more »

How to install Smart on SUSE Linux 10.0

Since I just went through the process, based on the /dev/loki guide for installing Smart Package Manager on SuSE 10.1, I thought I'd note down the exact steps I went through on SuSE 10.0. Note, all the steps relate to a 32-bit system. 1. Install depe… more »
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