Creating an OpenGL development environment in Ubuntu Linux

Introduction OpenGL is an independent graphics API, and freeglut is the successor of  OpenGL Utility Toolkit (GLUT) which offers a plain procedure for creating and handling windows and also other functions in various other platforms. This post describes how these packages could be installed in Ubuntu, and utilized in an easy C++ program to test… Read More Creating an OpenGL development environment in Ubuntu Linux

Fixing optimal resolution with source kernel 3.8.2 and intel 3600/3650–Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)

The high resolution problem looks to have been fixed once and for all by developers with the introduction quantal quetzal 12.10 and cedartrail-drm driver in DKMS format (proprietary cedarview driver for GMA3600/3650) enabled source kernels. installing the latest intel Atom VGA drivers with a GMA3600/3650 graphics chipset using kernel sources 3.8.2 would need the following… Read More Fixing optimal resolution with source kernel 3.8.2 and intel 3600/3650–Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)

Configuring Apache 2 Web Server on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)

This tutorial explains how to install and configure the Apache web server on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) Issue the following commands to make sure it is set properly: hostname hostname -f The first command should show your short hostname, and the second should show your fully qualified domain name (FQDN). Install Apache 2 Make sure… Read More Configuring Apache 2 Web Server on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS (Precise Pangolin)

Fixing broken libtool compilation errors

Do this to work around this “feature”: 1) Make a copy from the current ld.so.conf file and save it in a temp folder: cp /etc/ld.so.conf /tmp/ld.so.conf 2) Add /usr/local/lib path to it : echo /usr/local/lib >> /tmp/ld.so.conf 3) Delete the original ld.so.conf file and put the modified file instead: sudo mv /tmp/ld.so.conf /etc/ld.so.conf 4) Do… Read More Fixing broken libtool compilation errors

Getting started with an eclipse IDE / SDK tools – Ubuntu/Debian system

 The eclipse IDE  is one of the applications that you can write an application for your android OS. It has the ADT (android development tools) designed with a powerful application builder integrated environment . For eclipse to run on any system or OS, it needs you to obtain any java implementation eg openJDK/openJRE  or oracle/sun… Read More Getting started with an eclipse IDE / SDK tools – Ubuntu/Debian system