Categories

A sample text widget

Etiam pulvinar consectetur dolor sed malesuada. Ut convallis euismod dolor nec pretium. Nunc ut tristique massa.

Nam sodales mi vitae dolor ullamcorper et vulputate enim accumsan. Morbi orci magna, tincidunt vitae molestie nec, molestie at mi. Nulla nulla lorem, suscipit in posuere in, interdum non magna.

Java applets in the OLPC XO laptop

Tweet

There are two main problems with Java applets in the OLPC XO laptops: Java is not shipped in the default image and the Browse activity has some problems to cope with the Java plugin. These problems prevent regular XO users to use Java applets. In this post, I will explain how to use . . . → Read More: Java applets in the OLPC XO laptop

Installing older versions of Firefox in Ubuntu 10.04 64 bits

Tweet

Sometimes we need to run older versions of Mozilla Firefox in order to overcome compatibility issues with other software. For an example of these situations, see this post.

Download

You can download older versions of Firefox from this page. If you need a particular version and you can’t find it there, you may . . . → Read More: Installing older versions of Firefox in Ubuntu 10.04 64 bits

VMware server 2.0.2 on Ubuntu 10.04

Tweet

Though Ubuntu is not officially supported as a VMware server host, it is very easy to install VMware server using the instructions provided in this page.

You will need to register with VMware to be able to download the software and to receive via e-mail the information required to get the licenses.

The . . . → Read More: VMware server 2.0.2 on Ubuntu 10.04

Ubuntu 10.04 on an HP Pavilion dv4i notebook

Tweet

I wanted to use Ubuntu on my HP Pavilion dv4i-2100 notebook. Since the installation was not all the straight forward I would’ve like, I’ll write here all the steps I had to go through to install Ubuntu on my laptop.

First of all, Ubuntu 9.10 amd64 does not install on this laptop, so . . . → Read More: Ubuntu 10.04 on an HP Pavilion dv4i notebook