Memory stick duo internal reader @ dell m1330 in Ubuntu 10.10 (Ricoh R5C592)

UPDATE: Ubuntu 12.04 includes the Ricoh internal card reader driver, so I will advice you to upgrade your Ubuntu to minimum 12.04 so you do not have to mess around with installing drivers for the Ricoh internal card reader… However if you are stuck with an old version of Ubuntu less than 12.04, then you […]

Java UML Generator plugin for Eclipse

Yet another brilliant Eclipse plugin: http://www.objectaid.com Create a Diagram and then drag the wanted files onto it. Remember to save as a JPG instead of GIF because some text is missing when using GIF. I recommend the following disabling: Disable package (for smaller projects) attribute defaults (default values) icons (remove eclipse symbols and use normal […]

Output HTML with syntax highlight from Java Code

This plugin for eclipse is brilliant for including source code in computer science reports: http://www.java2html.de Remember to go to Window -> Preferences -> Java -> Java2HTML: Show line numbers Show file name Show Table border Tabulator size 2

Ant cannot find JRE to run JUnit tests

Sometimes Ant cannot find the JRE to run the JUnit tests – this can easily be fixed by right clicking on the build.xml file, selecting “Run As..” -> “External Tools Configuration”. Choose the JRE tab far to the right and select the JRE that the workspace also runs. Eclipse 3.6.1 Linux General, Junit 4.0 and […]

JUnit jar classpath error in Eclipse

When trying to develop unit tests using JUnit 4 and Ant 1.71 in Eclipse 3.6.1, I kept getting this error even though I had added JUnit.jar to the Eclipse buildpath: The <classpath> for <junit> must include junit.jar if not in Ant’s own classpath The solution was to do the following: Window -> Preferences -> Ant […]

Remove old Linux Kernels from Dualboot Grub Startup Menu using Ubuntu

First of all, determine which Linux Kernel version you are running using the command: sudo uname -r Then go to System ->Administration -> “Synaptic Package Manager”. Search for “linux-image-“, arrange by installed packages (click at the column header most to the left) and then completely remove all linux kernels (linux-images) that are older than you […]

Installing Oracle SQL Developer on Ubuntu 10.04

Enable the partner repository in order to download Sun Java6 JDK: System -> Software Sources -> Other Software -> http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu partner) Get the following packages from System -> Synaptic Package Manager: sqldeveloper-package (this is a special package that contains all prerequisites except sun-java6-jdk) sun-java6-jdk Download “Oracle SQL Developer for other platforms” from bottom of Oracles website: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/sql-developer/downloads/index.html Extract the […]