Wolfmans Howlings

A programmers Blog about Programming solutions and a few other issues

Getting beagle compiled on KUbuntu 6.10 edgy

Posted by Jim Morris on Sat Feb 03 22:32:35 -0800 2007

The version of beagle available as a standard package with Ubuntu Edgy 6.10, is horribly buggy and uses a lot of memory (2Gbytes on my machine).

I wanted to build the latest version of Beagle ( on my system which is actually KUbuntu, and this required a lot of effort! I had to install a bunch of added support libraries for gtk which do not appear to be installed by default on KUbuntu. I downloaded the latest source from here.

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Posted in Linux  |  Tags kubuntu,edgy,beagle  |  1 comments

Upgrading a Ubuntu 6.06 Dapper Drake system to a Core Duo MoBo

Posted by Jim Morris on Sun Dec 17 02:57:15 -0800 2006

My current development system is Ubuntu 6.06 using an Athlon 2500+ Barton processor and an Asus A7V8X-X motherboard and 1GB of DRAM. It has been pretty stable, and relatively fast, but it is about 3 years old, and I like to upgrade when I can at least double my perceived performance. (ie I have to notice the difference, not just going on specs).

So I decided the latest hot system seems to be based on the Intel Core 2 Duo 6600, and I like a quiet system so I decided to build one spec'd out by Silent PC Review. The one in particular was SPCR Model One: Modern General Purpose PC.

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