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Ignoring SVN Directories at the Command Line

A colleague of mine told me this neat trick which I had to share:

echo “FIGNORE=.svn” >> ~/.bashrc

Now when you’re moving around subversion controlled directories with only one subdirectory, hitting tab won’t try to autocomplete to “.svn/”.


My First Android Application (Ubuntu Linux)

This post details my first adventure into developing for the Android platform and the steps taken to get the HelloWorld application to run.

Download the Linux SDK from: http://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html
Extract the archive and take note of…


Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 Lenny released

Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 has been released This is part of the announcement The Debian Project is pleased to announce the official release of Debian GNU/Linux version 5.0 (codenamed “Lenny”) after 22 months of constant development. Debian GNU/Linux is a free operating system which supports a total of twelve processor architectures and includes the KDE, GNOME, […]


Mono 2.0 Has Been Released

Mono 2.0 Has Been Released Mono 2.0 is a portable and open source implementation of the .NET framework for Unix, Windows, MacOS and other operating systems. Some Details: Microsoft Compatible APIs ADO.NET 2.0 API for accessing databases. ASP.NET 2.0 API for developing Web-based applications. Windows.Forms 2.0 API to create desktop applications. System.XML 2.0: An API […]


CentOS, Postfix, MySQL and a Typo

A little lesson in typo-trauma Today I finally got round to doing some admin on my primary home server, which (amongst many things) is my main mail server. After dusting a few cobwebs away, checking nobody had broken any of the furniture and such, I decided to run yum to get the latest updates (it […]