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stupid self-fullfilling assumptions about "normal users"

Posted 04-26-2012 at 12:30 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 08-06-2014 at 10:18 AM by rainbowsally

To whom it may concern.
re. QT GuitarTuner bug fix.

The 'ptr' that was causing the problem was apparently the main app, not the GuitarTuner. You can stop reading here, if this makes sense to you.

But if you want to check out the guitar tuner here's a bit more info and a link to the build sources at the bottom.

Check for missing deps.

int main(int argc, char** argv)
  return 0;
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Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.4 (Tikanga)

Posted 04-26-2012 at 09:04 AM by lyschange

Guys i have a server thats running Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5.4 (Tikanga) and would like to send mail from the server. Im trying to use mutt and it says message sent. However the message dont get to destination.This is the command that i run
mutt -s "Test mail" < /tmp/mailmessage.txt. Are the any configurations that i have to consider.
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tagsistant 0.4 build system fixes

Posted 04-25-2012 at 07:00 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
Updated 04-25-2012 at 07:04 PM by hydraMax

I wanted to mention, for the benefit the community, that I created a patched version of the Tagsistant 0.4 source, which fixes a number of problems with the build system. It is available from my FTP server:


Basically, I wanted to compile tagsistant on my Gentoo system, but the build system was a mess (hardcoded paths, configure script not producing the correct files, and such like). I stripped the build system down to the essential files,...
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Low Level Tools & Keeping QT Designer/Assistant from going online w/ remoteControl

Posted 04-25-2012 at 02:53 AM by rainbowsally
Updated 04-25-2012 at 02:55 AM by rainbowsally

Low Level Tools & Keeping QT Designer/Assistant from going online w/ remoteControl

[The fix for designer's help menu trying to get online behind your back is at the bottom.]

Before we dig back into low level code, let's talk about low level tools in general for a sec.

And what I mean by "low level" in this context is where things are not done so automatically for us. Where you actually can get your hands a little dirty -- "hands on",...
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Radar maps gone retro.

Posted 04-24-2012 at 04:26 PM by peonuser

Once in a while I sort of come up with a neat idea. At least it is to me. Just because you have an old system, does not mean you can not teach it new tricks. Done a lot of page scraping to get weather details, but it would be nice to use radar screens from the command line. So details in this case are not so necessary. The overall view of the weather to see what kinds of weather fronts are approching is.

Here we go. We need to collect some historical data (i.e. radar screens). You...
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