Since I’ve made a Fresh Ubuntu install in my laptop, now I’ve to setup the environment so I can do some working in the laptop
The company that I’m working now only uses PHP, so the production IDE that I use is Eclipse PDT. The great thing about Eclipse, is it’s huge plugin repository, and the one that’ll be talking here is the Subclipse.
Subeclipse is on 1.4.7 version and it’s a great SVN plugin (the only one I know ;)).
This installation instructions are based on Download and Install with the difference that here I’ll be showing Subclipse installation process for Eclipse 3.4 (Ganymede) and screens were captured in Eclipse 3.4.0 running on Ubuntu 8.10.
Begin the installation from the Eclipse Help menu item.
This screen will vary depending on the features you have installed already. You want to click on the New Remote Site button. If you are behind a proxy and the Eclipse install mechanism does not work, then you can download a zipped version of the update site and then click the New Local Site button instead.
This screen is showing the Add Site dialog, filled in with the correct information to install Subclipse 1.4.7 (url: http://subclipse.tigris.org/update_1.4.x)
When you first come back to this screen, the site you added will NOT be selected. Be sure to select it before clicking Next.
This next screen shows all of the features that are available to install.
Click the button to accept the license agreement.
Eclipse needs to be restarted after installing Subclipse.
Finally, after restarting Eclipse, you can do Import and checkout a Project from SVN
I’ve done a fresh install of Ubuntu 8.10 (intrepid ibex) in my LG E500-SP23P laptop and I’ll document my troubles and my thoughts about the new Ubuntu version.
I’ve switched to Ubuntu since it’s 5.10 version and in this laptop since its 7.04. My previous version was 7.10 and some of the problems that I had in installing it then, I saw them in this new version too…
This laptop has the following specs: Processor
Code Name: Meron
Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo Processor T7500
Cache: 4Mb L2 Cache
NVIDIA® GeForce® 8400M 128Mb VRAM -TurboCache até 384/896Mb
Atheros AR5007EG Wireless (802.11b/g)
Audio card Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition
After installing it I’ve noticed that wireless didn’t work. In 7.10 it also didn’t work, so I expected that it should be fixed by now. After some googling I’ve find out how to solve this.
Another problem that I’ve faced was that I couldn’t activate Desktop Effects. I’ve went to System/Apperance and in the “Visual Effects” tab activated “Extra”. Here ubuntu showed me the option to activate the proprietary driver, and I choosed “Enable”.
So I choose to “Enable” and another error showed up:
Another problem that I had (I also had in 7.10 version and never could fix it) is that if I plugin headphones, I continue to ear sound from the front speakers.
I haven’t fix this yet, when (if) I do, I’ll let you know
If you need to run alot of scripts in your console you’ll find that it’s terrible to wait for those scripts to finish.
I’ve found the “beep” application that allows you to send a sound signal when you run “beep” in the console. With this application I no longer need to stare at the console waiting for that script to finish, because when the script finishes you’ll receive a system beep sound.
So lets say I want to run the script “backup.sh” and receive a beep signal when the script finishes:
$ ./backup.sh ; beep
To install the beep application in ubuntu just run this command in the console: