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Running 32bit applications on 64bit Ubuntu

After upgrading to 64bit Ubuntu 11.04, I wasn’t able to get some applications to work and was getting a very cryptic error nullin@null-in:/work$ p4 bash: /build/bin/p4: No such file or directory Even though /build/bin/p4 exists, on running the command, the system was complaining that the file doesn’t exist. I soon realized these were 32 bit […]

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VMware Workstation 7.1.4, Ubuntu 11.04 and Unity

Three days back I installed Ubuntu 11.04 Beta onto my work machine. I tried getting Workstation to work but it kept crashing. In Unity session, it would start up and even start the VMs but would keep crashing on trying to switch to the VM console. In gnome session workstation would startup, switch to console […]

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Applications code Linux/Unix

Hudson CI for Testing

We are heavily using Hudson for testing a product we are working on. Other than maintenance and some instability issues, it’s been a great experience working with Hudson. We started out with just a single machine running Hudson server and then soon moved to a master-slave configuration where we have setup one master connected to […]

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VMware Player and Ubuntu 8.10 keyboard mapping issues

Yesterday I installed VMware Workstation 6.5 on my fresh install of Ubuntu 8.10. After powering on a Windows XP vm, I realized that I could not use the arrow keys properly. On hitting the left arrow key, start menu was being displayed and other arrow keys had similar issues. Also, using VMware player was completely […]

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Static IP address on Ubuntu 8.10

Last Friday I upgraded my install from Ubuntu 7.04 to 8.10 Intrepid Ibex on my office workstation and I noticed that I was unable to assign static IP to the machine. After reboot the netmask was getting messed up and reset to 22. Look at this bug for more info. So, I ditched the native […]

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VMware player on Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron)

I recently upgraded my office computer from Gusty to Hardy and VMware player stopped working for me. I looked around a bit and found a nice step-by-step guide to get it up and running. Here are the steps: cd /usr/lib/vmware/modules/source cp vmmon.tar vmmon.tar.orig sudo tar xvf vmmon.tar cd vmmon-only/include/ sudo vi vcpuset.h change line 74 […]

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Applications Linux/Unix Windows

Firefox Extensions

Here’s a set of Firefox extensions, in no particular order, that I really like and use regularly….

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Applications Linux/Unix

SuSE Linux 9.3 Professional

Had been a long time since I had been on Linux …

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Applications Linux/Unix

Finally…. Fedora Core 4 – Part II

"You dont know the value of things, until you l…

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Applications Linux/Unix

Finally…. Fedora Core 4

"The only thing constant is change…."

I am…