Category Archives: Linux

Entries that are in reference to GNU/Linux.

Caller looking for post-VFP development tool

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I received a call from a VFP programmer yesterday. Someone that I had never met or talked with before, but they found my blog on my Converter from Visual Foxpro to Real Studio (now known as Xojo). We spoke on the phone for about 40 minutes. He had been examining… Read more »

Real Studio not ready for Ubuntu 11.04 … yet.

I recently upgraded my test laptop from Ubuntu 10.10 to Ubuntu 11.04 with the new Unity interface. I’m going to take this laptop to the Detroit Area Users Group for a demonstration of Real Studio and I thought I’d demonstrate it on the latest and greatest Ubuntu. A small problem… Read more »

World Memory Project – Windows Only – WTH?

You may not know this factoid about me, but I’ve been researching my family history, doing the whole Genealogy thing. Ancestry.com is an almost ‘must have’ subscription to help speed along the research. You can do a lot with free web sites and lots of research, but Ancestry.com helps. I… Read more »

Linux notify-send – time parameter ignored

I’m trying to add some notification capabilities to a cross-platform application that I am building. On Linux I was happy to find the notify-send utility which does a nice job of notifying the user that something occurred inside of the application. Something was strange about it though. The expiration-time parameter… Read more »