A spanking new release of Google Earth is out. The latest 4.3 release comes with Photo Realistic 3D modeling for buildings, “Swoop navigation” for an improved navigation experience, “Light and shadow” to catch sunrise and sunset from anywhere and finally the popular “Street View” which was previously a Google Maps only feature. Now something to [...]
I was playing a round with new software today which needed MySQL 5. My server’s running CentOS 4.6 which ships by default with MySQL 4. The to upgrade to MySQL 5 from MySQL 4 is easy. There are 2 options you could use. The first option would require you to remove all MySQL 4 packages [...]
Here‘s a list of 100 popular opensource applications. From audio editing to 3d graphics, there’s an application out there for everyone. The list comes in handy for those new to Linux. Moving to Linux has never been easy for Windows users. The major reason being applications. Hopefully the list will make that transition smoother ans [...]
A friend needed help changing the system date on his Linux box today. This is usually a simple task for Linux users but newbies tend to get confused by the “date [-u|--utc|--universal] [MMDDhhmm[[CC]YY][.ss]]” line in the man page. To simplify, this is how you do it. Set the current date to April 7 2008 8:42:45pm. [...]
Can’t believe I’m 2 versions back. Not been torrentting much the past weeks thanks to work. Anyway, the latest version out is 0.5.8.7. Mostly bug fixes and tweaks. Read the changelog or download it here.