Thursday, January 26, 2012

Friday, January 20, 2012

Copyright (c) 1998 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Thanks to Mark Longair, I was able to make some progress on ITP #623244. However upon inspection I found the following license found within the source code:
/* * TreeTableModel.java * * Copyright (c) 1998 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All Rights Reserved. * * This software is the confidential and proprietary information of Sun * Microsystems, Inc. ("Confidential Information"). You shall not * disclose such Confidential Information and shall use it only in * accordance with the terms of the license agreement you entered into * with Sun. * * SUN MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE * SOFTWARE, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE * IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR * PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SUN SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES * SUFFERED BY LICENSEE AS A RESULT OF USING, MODIFYING OR DISTRIBUTING * THIS SOFTWARE OR ITS DERIVATIVES. * */
Ref: * http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/mailing_lists/archives/netcdf-java/2012/msg00002.html I need to clear this before moving ahead. * http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=641447

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Optimus technology

After ditching my toshiba laptop I decided to switch to a DELL laptop. Tough luck, this comes with one of those hybrid cards "Optimus technology".

As per instructions:
- http://linux-hybrid-graphics.blogspot.com/
I filled mine:
- https://bugs.launchpad.net/lpbugreporter/+bug/752542/comments/451
now let's try to get bumblebee to compile on my debian box:
- https://github.com/Bumblebee-Project/
Reference:
-http://nouveau.freedesktop.org/wiki/Optimus