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January 2013

Headless X on Kubuntu 12.10

I have a new machine that I’m setting up to a be a renderer. This machine will sit happily in the corner without monitor / keyboard / mouse and render video clips. The problem is: how on earth do you setup Ubuntu to boot without a monitor. Step 1: BIOS …

Wiki excitement

Woo excited. Just found a cool little plugin called BlogText. It uses the creole syntax similar to BitBucket which will be great for copying text between the internal development wiki and my blog here.

Creating VMs

I’ve been working on packaging our application, which has been a bit of a nightmare since we want to package some extra third-party libraries with it and finding the dependencies is proving interesting. Testing the package is also a bit of challenge. If I install the package on my machine, …