Tag Archives: Linux

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 ‘ies4linux-gtk.py’ 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 »

Issues with IntelliJ IDEA 9 M1 (Maia) in Linux and OSX (build #10372)

IntelliJ 9 (codenamed Maia) looks promising with lots and lots of great features. There seems to be an endless list of newly supported technologies, tweaks, and usability features. Maia has been superb in Mac OSX Snow Leopard. Unfortunately, my Ubuntu 9.04 desktop is an entirely different story. A big feature of Maia that I’m looking… Read More »

Backing up MySQL Databases with mysqldump

We all know that backing up critical data is very important. Unfortunately, it’s not always very clear how to go about doing that. Luckily, making back ups of MySQL databases is easy by using mysqldump. Backing up all databases Backing up all databases is as easy as as this: mysqldump -u username -p password –all-databases… Read More »