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CDT Helios

Update CDT to 7.0 from CDT Helios site, then install Valgrind from Eclipse Helios site. Right click on the target project, select "Profile As"->"Profile With Valgrind". Install "SystemTap" via synaptic, but it does not work – utrace not available in … Continue reading

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Pidgin and Chinese in MSN conversations

By default Pidgin does not display Chinese in MSN conversations correction, offline log file is using " font-family: Segoe UI" for incoming messages.Pidgin "View Log" does not display chinese correctly. Solution:change file C:\Program Files\Common Files\GTK\2.0\etc\gtk-2.0\gtkrcgtk-font-name = “SimSun 9″Run C:\Program Files\Common … Continue reading

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upgrade ubuntu karmic to lucid

This is done by using "Update Manager". The most disappointing thing is reading that the following packages are no longer supported. I care most is "scim-pinyin". bluetoothcompiz-fusion-plugins-extraglchessglinesgnectgnibblesgnobots2gnome-pilotgnome-pilot-conduitsgnotravexgnotskigtaliiagnolatex-xft-fontslibcompress-bzip2-perllibesd-alsa0libgmime-2.0-2alibgtkhtml2-0libsensors3libtrackerclient0libusplash0mesa-utilsnetcat-traditionalplasma-widget-googlecalendarpython-sexyscim-pinyinsreadaheadubuntu-xsplash-artworkxsanexsane-commonxsplash The update process will upgrade 1736 packages, download 960MB content. It took about … Continue reading

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mplayer on kubuntu karmic

There are too many posts asking for enable rmvb support on ubuntu, but it is too difficult to follow the various instructions – some download links are broken, some instructions are vague, etc. At last I found codecs packages, but it … Continue reading

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Chinese IME on kubuntu karmic

IBus is built-in IME tool, but it is less user friendly. scim pinyin gives me better user experience.        sudo apt-get install scim-qtimm im-switch scim-pinyin      im-switch -z en_US -s scim

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kubuntu karmic wireless setup

"tail /var/log/messages" says I am missing some firmware files. First install firmware for wireless card, the installer can automatically download fireware files.      sudo apt-get install b43-fwcutterrestart machinekill knetworkmanager (because it can’t connect to hidden wireless network) and then start "nm-applet".

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