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Install Node.js MongoDB on Ubuntu

For Ubuntu 12.04 Node.js (v 0.6.12) sudo apt-get install nodejs MongoDB sudo apt-key adv –keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 –recv 7F0CEB10 echo ‘deb http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org/repo/ubuntu-upstart dist 10gen’ | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mongodb.list sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install mongodb-10gen Reference: http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/tutorial/install-mongodb-on-ubuntu/

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Android AVD emulator not starting on Ubuntu

Ran into this error where the Android Emulator API 8 or 10 on Ubuntu 12.04 would not start. It just looks like it’s hanging there. The solution is this: in android-sdk you need to rename the libOpenglRender.so library. cd /path/to/android-sdk-linux/tools/lib … Continue reading

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Qt: Qt Embedded with dbus

If you want Qt Embedded with dbus support make sure you cross compile the expat and dbus libraries. These are instructions I’ve researched and worked for a co-worker but not me. Hopefully you’ll have better luck cross-compile expat tar zxvf … Continue reading

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Ubuntu linux: downgrade package

Broke my Ubuntu by installing a development package of libgstreamer. How to downgrade it was Installed version: 0.10.34-1~lucid1 Downgrade to version: 0.10.28-1 I had to boot Ubuntu in recovery mode (press ESC during bootup) (selection at GRUB) then apt-get install … Continue reading

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Virtualization: VirtualBox vs VMPlayer

My recommendation: VMPlayer I’ve been playing around with virtualization software at work trying to setup my environment and I’m firmly in the VMPlayer camp now. Issue: Dealbreaker for me was USB support and in particular SD card support. Neither software … Continue reading

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