Posts Tagged: Linux

Sonar GNU/Linux on Indiegogo

In my random trawling through the internet I can across a very worthwhile Indiegogo campaign. It is raising money to help develop the Sonar Project, a GNU/Linux system focusing on accessibility. This is the thing I particularly love about Linux, and the free software movement in general: the fact that you can take a product… Read more »

Testing Charm, a console based blogging application

One of my favourite blog is Motho ke motho ka botho. It’s all about Linux and getting the most out of old and low powered machines. As you probably expect, it heavily promotes console based applications – which is great for me and my continual search for lightweight efficiency (read as happily playing about with… Read more »

Live Unsigned Server Stack

Disclaimer: this post is definitely sponsored by 6sync – they bake delicious virtual servers. As mentioned in a previous post, the Live Unsigned website is now very generously hosted by 6Sync. This is great for a couple of reasons. Firstly, Live Unsigned has a decent server in which to grow. Secondly, and most importantly, it meant I… Read more »

Fix: Cannot load from mysql.proc. The table is probably corrupted

Following from my dependency hell problems the other day my new version of MySQL seems to have all its stored procedures corrupted, displaying the following message when any of them are executed: Cannot load from mysql.proc. The table is probably corrupted After a bit of research, I found the simple fix is to run mysql_upgrade Problem… Read more »

Xubuntu: Nautilus overtakes XFCE on startup

Just had a nightmare hour trying to get my lovely clean Xubuntu desktop back to normal. For some strange reason it was loading in the Gnome desktop over the top. All very odd, loaded up as XFCE for a second or two, but then flashed into Gnome – very irritating. Finally managed to track down… Read more »