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January 1, 2017 / tools
September 17, 2014 / tools

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 on a partition of my laptop today. This is not a novelty. What is unusual is the fact that today I decided to track what I installed before I felt like I had a “Minimum Viable Linux.” Turns out there was quite a bit.

November 27, 2007 / Blogspot

Okay, now I feel good. I’ve got VMWare installed with Windows XP as the guest OS. That means Office and who knows how many other apps are readily accessible for me. REBOL, for starters. It’s supposed to be cross-platform, but REBOL is happiest by far under Windows.

November 26, 2007 / Blogspot

I decided to install the Sun JDK on my new Fedora install today. Tried downloading the JDK/NetBeans self-installing bundle. It didn’t work. I got an error in xcb_xlib:xcb_xlib_unlock - something about a failed assertion. While running the installer. Drat.