December 2008 Archives

Dec 20, 2008

MySQL Workbench 5.1.5 Alpha Linux – 32 and 64 Bit

Posted by in Databases, Ubuntu No comments

So, the latest Linux Alpha version has been released for MySQL Workbench 5.1, with a bunch of features added, and lots of bugs fixed. Once again, 32 Bit users can install from a precompiled deb, which can be downloaded from one of the available MySQL Workbench 5.1.5 mirrors. Once downloaded, it can be installed with […]


Dec 4, 2008

Convert DAA to ISO Disk Images in Linux

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Ever acquired a .daa disk image and been unable to burn it? DAA is the proprietary format of PowerISO – I’m not really a fan of proprietary formats of anything, and would rather have the disk as an ISO image. The PowerISO download page has a conversion tool for Linux which can be used to […]


Dec 4, 2008

Find Unread messages in Gmail

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I sometimes get messages in my Gmail account for which I think “I’ll open it later”, which have the same thought applied to them the next day, week, month… until they get buried deeply into the mass of read mail to be almost – but not quite – forgotten about. The (5) next to the […]


Dec 1, 2008

Amiga Emulation with E-UAE on Ubuntu 32 and 64 Bit

Amiga Emulation with E-UAE on Ubuntu 32 and 64 Bit Posted by in Games, Ubuntu 6 comments

Speedball, Canon Fodder, Alien Breed, Flood, Defender of the Crown, Powermonger… the list of classic Amiga games is not quite endless, but is certainly far longer than I can be bothered compiling. A recent bout of nostalgia had me searching obsessively for Amiga games, and a way to play them. UAE and WinUAE have been […]