August 2008 Archives

Aug 24, 2008

Watch Live Premiership and Champions League Matches via Sopcast, on Ubuntu Hardy/Debian 32 & 64 Bit

Posted by in Technology, Ubuntu No comments

What happened to Football? Once a working man’s sport, most children dreamed of playing for their team – for the pure pleasure, and pride of playing for the team. Now? It’s all about the money – so much, that in order to watch your favourite Premiership or Champions League team live, you have to pay […]


Aug 10, 2008

10 Amusing Search Terms Used to Find 64 Bit Jungle

Posted by in Humour 1 comment

I know I shouldn’t really poke fun, since search engines are the main entry point to 64bitjungle.com, but while scanning through Google Analytics, and the keywords input by users searching the web (who visited this site as a result), I came accross a few classics: life of jungle man speccy roms (nice to see someone […]


Aug 10, 2008

Live Olympics Coverage via Sopcast, on Ubuntu Hardy/Debian 32 & 64 Bit

Posted by in Rants, Ubuntu 5 comments

Note 1: I got somewhat sidetracked and into a rather lengthy rant while writing this. If you want, you can skip it and get straight to installing Sopcast, otherwise, read on. Note 2: The method (eventually) described below is legal, since the Chinese TV stations are themselves streaming the coverage online. I despise TV, but […]


Aug 4, 2008

64 Bit Eclipse 3.4 (Ganymede) IDE with PDT and SQL Explorer – Full PHP/MySQL Web Application IDE

64 Bit Eclipse 3.4 (Ganymede) IDE with PDT and SQL Explorer – Full PHP/MySQL Web Application IDE Posted by in Eclipse, Programming, Web Development 283 comments

Update, 16/01/09: This Guide has been superseded by “Full 64 Bit (or 32 Bit) Web Development and PHP/MySQL IDE with Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede and PDT 2“, but will be left here for reference, history, and so on… PDT is MUCH easier to install now I’ve been checking out the recently released Eclipse 3.4 (Ganymede), and […]


Aug 2, 2008

Install Java JRE 1.6.0 (Update x) in Linux as the Default Java Runtime, including Firefox Browser Plugin

Posted by in Featured, Linux, Ubuntu 110 comments

I wanted the latest version of Sun’s JRE installed on my system, and to have it set up as the default Java Runtime Environment whenever I ran a Java executable, or Jar file. It’s actually a pretty easy process, so this is a relatively short tutorial, but I’ll cover both the 32 bit and 64 […]