Category Archives: ubuntu

I’ve disabled my user approve plugin

Sorry for the inconvenience folks. I was annoyed by having to mark so many comments as spam, but the plugin interface was so klugy that I had no idea how to find the users who would contribute useful posts. So. … Continue reading

Posted in debian, IronPython, IronRuby, mono, perl, ubuntu, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo | 8 Comments

IronRuby continuous integration back online

We haven’t done much work on keeping the continuous integration (CI) machines online, and there haven’t been any new builds since November of ’09. I should set Nagios to remind us when things get off track or something. The recent … Continue reading

Posted in colliertech, debian, DLR, Free Software, git, IronPython, IronRuby, linux, mono, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo | 3 Comments

More DLR work

Ivan put up a hudson server on our winders box. Ankit helped me figure out the IronRuby xbuild build problems. I should probably try it on IronPython, too. I sent the ironruby-core list a patch to fix some case sensitivity … Continue reading

Posted in colliertech, compiler, debian, DLR, dns, Free Software, gnome, IronPython, IronRuby, mono, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo, xbuild | 5 Comments

IronRuby on OS X

We had a visitor on #ironruby today asking for help getting IR running on his mac. I gave him the following directions, and they seemed to work aside from one glitch. I tested them on my wife’s mac, and it … Continue reading

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dlr-languages_20090805+git.e6b28d27+dfsg-1_amd64.changes ACCEPTED

I’m happy to announce that after the filing of an Intent to Package and nearly 2 years of work, IronRuby 0.9, IronPython 2.6b2, and the DLR are now in Debian. To my knowledge, this is the first package in Debian … Continue reading

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Locale configuration post-Intrepid

I was reminded this morning after a bit of chatter on #debian-cli that my previous write-up on setting one’s locale on Ubuntu is out-of-date. Instead of running dpkg-reconfigure locales and selecting your locale, the new incantation is as follows: Magic … Continue reading

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Connecting to MySQL with ODBC on Mono

We had a visitor on #mono today who needed help with his homework. It seems that Reggie is happy to have forgotten everything about using ODBC to connect to MySQL. I was curious and feeling helpful, so I figured it … Continue reading

Posted in c#, Databases, debian, irc, mono, mysql, ubuntu, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo | 1 Comment

PPA installation on karmic

I don’t know how long add-apt-repository has been around, but I’ve found it very useful for installing some of the bleeding edge stuff I want to test: $ for ppa in do-core team-xbmc nvidia-vdpau chromium-daily directhex/monoxide do sudo add-apt-repository ppa:$ppa … Continue reading

Posted in C.J. Insider, debian, Free Software, mono, Software, ubuntu, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo | 10 Comments

AoE root for KVM guests

Intro So. I’m trying to get familiar with libvirt and friends. To this end, I’ve set up a Lucid virtual machine booting from PXE into an initrd environment which does a pivot_root to an AoE block device. The #virt channel … Continue reading

Posted in debian, dns, Free Software, Hardware, irc, libvirt, linux, lvm, Networking, qemu, Software, ubuntu, virtualization, xen | 1 Comment

SAN configuration (AoE)

With the help of a couple of friends, we’ve put a 4.5T RAID-5 machine on our network and I’m trying to figure out how to share the storage with the rest of the hosts. In the past, I have used … Continue reading

Posted in colliertech, debian, Free Software, linux, Networking, Software, Washington State Ubuntu LoCo | 5 Comments