Category Archives: companies

IE, X, and You

While trying to get IEs4Linux installed (Why not call it ie4linux instead?), I ran into some issues with the latest Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala. The program ‘’ received an X Window System error. This probably reflects a bug in the program. The error was ‘RenderBadPicture (invalid Picture parameter)’. (Details: serial 5546 error_code 158 request_code 148… Read More »

Using Xcode and Guard Malloc should be easier than this.. could not load inserted library: libgmalloc.dylib

After running into a nasty (read: can’t figure it the problem) EXC_BAD_ACCESS error I turned to guard malloc. Enabling guard malloc in Xcode is deceptively simple: Run > Enable Guard Malloc. Done. Easy right? It would be, and I believe it is supposed to be this simple. Of course when I run the app in… Read More »

Gmail spam filter fail, is it hitting you too?

I’ve been noticing an alarming increase in spam making it through Gmail‘s spam filters. After talking with a friend about it at lunch last week, I suspect I’m not alone. Kevin C. Tofel asks Is Gmail’s Spam Filtering Failing For You, Too?.My answer is a solid yes. Kevin talks about it taking him 15-30 minutes… Read More »