Category Archives: Software

making a systemrescuecd usb boot stick

This is usually a very easy process as there is a shell script at the root of systemrescuecd that does everything. However, I have on a couple of occasions run into a problem where the disk will not boot. The … Continue reading

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Creating a threaded QObject in QT

There are times when you need a worker thread in QT, that is more then just fired off to do work and forget. In the past, I have derived from QThread, implemented Run() and did the work I needed to … Continue reading

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limbgomp causing cerr to segfault in perlxs

I was messing around with swig, its really a quite nifty. I wanted to see how simple it was to make a C++ library available to language of your choice, and really it is indeed quite simple. Everything was beautiful, … Continue reading

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QMPDClient compiled for win32

QMPDClient is a really nice mpd client written in QT. I went to use it for my wife’s computer, and the website with win32 binaries is giving up a 500. http://bitcheese.net/wiki/QMPDClient So, I grabbed QT 4.7 from Nokia, and compiled … Continue reading

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Writing a console application with QT

I like QT, its a nice tool kit. I typically write GUI applications with it, and qtcreator does a great job of setting it up. However, on the occasion I need to write a console application and the first time … Continue reading

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My Evaluation of Dragon Naturally Speaking 11

The REAL MINIMUM system requirements 2.3 GHz processor with at LEAST 2 cores 4 Gigabyte DDRII ram 7200 RPM drive with at LEAST 16MB cache Windows XP with SP3 OR Windows Live Meaning, it won’t run on your netbook, and … Continue reading

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