Installing Subclipse on Ubuntu using the repository version of Eclipse

When writing (LaTeX) and programming I normally use Eclipse. To backup the code and text I use Subversion and the Eclipse plug-in Subclipse. The Ubuntu repository has for a long time had a dated version of Eclipse. However, when I reinstalled one of my computers yesterday I saw that Eclipse 3.5.1 was available through the […]

Blu-ray playback (sort of) comes to Linux

The lack of playback of Blu-ray movies has stopped me from installing a Linux distribution on my HTPC. However, according to a blog post from The Media Viking, this is now possible. It is still a bit cumbersome, but it seems better than the old recipe. I have personally not tested it yet, but I […]

Video color problems with trailers from Apple and content from NRK with Ubuntu, Totem, and Movie Player

I have not used my Linux computer that much to watch trailers from Apple and TV from NRK, but I have sometimes experienced problems with a blue-green tint on video content. Since I have not used it that much, it has not really been a major problem. However, it has been a bit annoying. The […]

BankID and Java plug-in in Firefox on Ubuntu Part 3

I recently updated to Ubuntu 9.10. The new Ubuntu version comes with a lot of new packages, including a new version of Java (6.16). Unfortunately, the newest Java plugin from Sun for Thunderbird depends on version 6.15. As a consequence, you’ll get an error message like the one below if you try to install the […]

Flash videos in Firefox on Ubuntu with AMD64

Video Games | EpicBattleCry | Skirmish 50 XBox 360 | Playstation 3 | Nintendo Wii I have for some time had problems with flash videos in Firefox on my AMD64 Ubuntu machine. I normally use the computer for work so it has not really been that much of a problem. However, I hate not being […]