A day in the life of Danny D'Amours

Google Earth and SELinux

Having problems getting Google Earth to run under SELinux? Here’s how I got my Google Earth to work without disabling SELinux.

June 23rd, 2010 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Linux, Tech | no comments

RedHat quietly kills off its Mugshot social networking site

Redhat appears to have killed off its once promising social networking site Mugshot.

May 29th, 2009 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Linux, Tech | one comment

Fedora 11 preview

The release of Fedora 11 is just around the corner so I took a look at the upcoming release to see if there is anything to get excited about.

May 28th, 2009 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Linux | no comments

Interesting Google Android apps

Google’s Android developer challenge has released its first 50 shortlisted applications. Which ones are interesting and why?

May 20th, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Android/Mobile, Linux, Tech | no comments

Fedora 9 coming down the line…

Fedora 9 is nearing completion. The final freeze of the code has taken place and the code is almost ready to ship. The 29th of April is the expected release date for this cutting edge Linux distribution. There is even a preview of the release notes which lets us see what nice features the upgrade […]

April 10th, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Linux | no comments

Nokia buys Trolltech and QT

A few days after I pointed out that there is a QT4 port for Nokia’s Maemo platform, Nokia has announced that it is buying Trolltech the makers of the QT framework. The 150 million dollar buyout has taken some by surprise as Nokia’s Maemo platform itself is closely aligned with the QT alternative GTK+ and […]

January 30th, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Android/Mobile, Linux | no comments

VMWare Fusion features coming to VMWare Workstation

VMWare’s upcoming VMWare Workstation 6.5 will likely include one of the most demanded features from its Mac Fusion product. Specifically, it appears that VMWare Workstation 6.5 will allow virtualized applications within a VM to be “detached” from the VM showing up as a separate window on the native host OS. You could therefore have an […]

January 8th, 2008 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Linux, Tech | one comment

Fedora 8 released and installed – bumps and bruises.

Fedora 8 was released a on November 8th. As previously mentioned, unlike Microsoft’s Vista, this looks to be a nice upgrade. It took a while for me to get my primary system upgraded but I finally got around to it on Friday. Installation issues I performed an upgrade in place of my Fedora 7 Dell […]

November 27th, 2007 Posted by Danny D'Amours | Java, Linux, Tech | no comments

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