HipHop for PHP is a source code transformer which transforms PHP code to C++ and compiles it with gcc/g++. I wanted to experiment with it and tried to install in on my PC with Fedora 15. Here is how I did it and how you can do it ( hopefully 🙂 ). Please note that this did not work and I will update the article soon.
If you are trying to compile a gtk-3 application and if you don’t have development package installed here is the error you can get: Continue reading [SOLVED] No package ‘gtk+-3.0’ found
GPaste is a clipboard management tool for GNOME 3. It is not available in the repos and must be downloaded via git and compiled. Here is how you can do it:
To download videos from Colbert Nation, just use this Colbert Nation Video Link Generator and follow the instructions.
To install java browser plugin for Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, go to Add/Remove Software, search for icedtea-web and install it or run the following in your terminal: Continue reading [HOWTO] Install java browser plugin in Fedora 15
Support for djvu files is not included in Fedora default installation, however, it can be installed from the repository. To add djvu support to the default document viewer (Evince) run the following in terminal: Continue reading [HOWTO] Open djvu files in Fedora 15
I had played a great indie game a few years back. It was called Street Bike Fury from S64 Games. The game is no longer being developed because of death of the developer. I had tried to make this game run earlier but failed. However, I have found a way now and I would like to share that.
Linux Kernel 3.0 RC 1 was recently released. Although it does not have real changes to anything, but is just a renaming of 2.6.40, however, you may want to install it for testing and using it if it works good for you in your Ubuntu Natty installation. It has bug fixes and additional drivers so it may solve problems. However, it may also introduce new problems, so be careful not to remove the other kernel (2.6.38) after installing it. This tutorial also contains instructions to remove it safely, so read along. Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot will be released with kernel 3.0.
Here is how you can install VirtualBox in Fedora 15. Open up the terminal and type in the following commands (make sure you have enabled sudo for your user): Continue reading [HOWTO] Install VirtualBox 4.0 in Fedora 15
Here are few things you can do after installing Fedora 15 to make the experience better. You may have to enable sudo to follow some of the tips or you can run the commands in terminal by logging in as root (su). The following are in no particular order. Feel free to skip the ones you do not need.