Ruby/Qt: qtruby4.rb:2144: [BUG] [x86_64-linux]

You are working with Ruby and Qt and you get the following error: /usr/lib64/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/Qt/qtruby4.rb:2144: [BUG] Segmentation fault ruby 1.8.6 (2008-03-03) [x86_64-linux] This is usually caused by a library linking problem. Most likely you are using: require ‘Qt’ Personally, I run into this problem when using Ruby/Qt on Novell OpenSUSE 11 64bit (x86_64 / AMD64).  What […]

HowTo WhiteList Proxy for School Using Squid on OpenSUSE Linux 11

Overview I am the technology coordinator for a small, private K12 school in rural Upstate New York.  One of our challenges is filtering Internet access so that the students may have access to the Internet as much as possible while not requiring constant, direct supervision. To meet these needs we decided that we were limited […]

Choosing a Linux Distro in the Enterprise

Linux is popular in big business today. No longer, and not for a long time now, has Linux been the purview of the geek community but it is a solid, core piece of today’s mainstream IT infrastructure. That being said, Linux is still plagued by confusion over its plethora of distributions. This being the case […]

June 28, 2008: House Hunting, Day 2

Vote for OrbTrak! My morning started nice and early.  I was online and working starting at a quarter until eight and had to keep working for the office until one thirty in the afternoon.  Almost six hours of work first thing in the morning.  Not the way that I pictured that I would be spending […]