Archive for April 2009

The Jaunty Jackalope

Without much fanfare, Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty Jackalope) was released into the wild earlier today. But Ubuntu followers are wasting no time, overloading many of the official downloading sites. Continue reading ‘The Jaunty Jackalope’ »

C++ IDEs Under Linux

So far I have been mainly using KDevelop and Code::Blocks as my C++ development IDEs. Recently, I started using NetBeans IDE for C++ and I started to like it quite a bit. Continue reading ‘C++ IDEs Under Linux’ »

How to Revert to a Specific SVN Version of Code::Blocks

I had set up my apt-get source to use latest SVN build of Code::Blocks. Everything has been running pretty smoothly until a couple of days ago when Code::Blocks was updated to SVN 5534. Continue reading ‘How to Revert to a Specific SVN Version of Code::Blocks’ »

On Default Linux IO Priority

If there is any thing I think Linux distributions can definitely improve upon is to reduce the default IO task priorities while running a Windows manager (e.g. GNOME or KDE). Continue reading ‘On Default Linux IO Priority’ »

An Image Class Based On IPP

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how to interface Integrated Performance Primitives (IPP) with Magick++. While IPP offers excellent performance advantages, it does not come with the easiest programming model. Fortunately, it is easy enough to create a C++ wrapper on top of IPP and provide an easier to use programming interface. Continue reading ‘An Image Class Based On IPP’ »

Changing SyntaxHighlighter Font Size

After I upgraded to the latest SyntaxHighliger (2.0.296) I noticed that the font size of the code section is a little bit too small to my taste. But there is not an UI option to change it. Continue reading ‘Changing SyntaxHighlighter Font Size’ »