Category Archives: Linux

Posts about Linux in general

PySide 1.0.0~beta1 binaries released for Ubuntu

Didier ‘OdyX’ Raboud once again borrowed his great Debian packaging/integration skills to the PySide project, and created packages for the latest Ubuntu releases (including the development one, codenamed “natty”). They are available on the official repository. See the download instructions … Continue reading

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Qt 4.7.0 for Symbian on Linux (now with Qt Creator support!)

It’s been some time since my last update on the Qt for Symbian Linux installer. My colleague Bruno Abinader did a great job in the meantime, by releasing his own modified “all-in-one” script that installed gnupoc, Qt, Qt Mobility and … Continue reading

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Installing Qt for Symbian SDK 4.6.2 on Linux

Qt 4.6.2 was released last Monday, so I took some time to update the GnuPoc and Qt installer scripts I previously released for 4.6.1. Besides the upgrade to Qt 4.6.2, there are other minor changes: Both installers now check MD5 … Continue reading

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Installing Qt for Symbian SDK 4.6.1 on Linux

***For Qt 4.6.2 and S60 3.1 SDK support, be sure to read the updated post*** Update (2010-01-27): New version of Qt installer (v2). Qt 4.6.1 was released last Tuesday, so I took some time to update my Linux support patches … Continue reading

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Making icecream monitor (icemon) work on Jaunty

While I have been using Ubuntu 8.04 LTS (hardy) in my work laptop (for the very same reasons I used dapper for a long time), I knew that some Ubuntu 9.04 (jaunty) users were having problems with icemon (the icecream … Continue reading

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Setting up libc6 sources for analysis on Debian/Ubuntu

I used to work on development of a tracing tool at work, that required me reading some glibc code to understand internals of core library functions (following the “Use the source, Luke” Open Source principle for developer documentation). I use … Continue reading

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Wine, the Windows “emulator”

Just saw some good news about Wine approaching 1.0 stable release. It remembered me of how capable Wine is now. Some years ago, I would try running an application under Wine and hope it would at least show something and … Continue reading

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