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SPARUL Update Queries Via SPARQLWrapper And A Virtuoso Server

If you ever had a burning desire to use SPARUL updates (aka SPARQL/1.1) on an Ubuntu machine via SPARQLWrapper you probably seen the following error message it turns out that it is resolved on 1.5.3, however at the time of … Continue reading

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Compiling zbar on OSX

If you’re trying to compile zbar the open source bar code reader on OS X with jpeg support and want to use the MacPorts jpeg lib, and getting this error you can use the following command line to get it … Continue reading

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Mount box.com Storage As a Webdav On OSX 5.8

Update April 21st: I Have managed to get box.com to mount and to write files, however I can only copy one file at a time. after each file the wdfs process crashes. at this point I’m not investigating further Don’t … Continue reading

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Terminate nepomukstrigiservice but keep running Nepomuk on OSX

I have a sneaking suspicion that I’m the only guy on earth that is interested in this setup, but who knows? I’m running KDE 4.65 Max OSX 10.5.8 via MacPorts. It could seem like an odd choice running KDE on … Continue reading

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The Buffer Kool Aid

I’ve already drank the emacs kool aid, but today something has finally dropped: I now understand what Steve Yegge means in his famous “effective emacs” essay: There is nothing else quite like the Emacs buffer experience in all of application-dom. … Continue reading

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OSX and Windows XP: The Quest For Synergy

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Git, The Kernel And Extenral Drivers: Look Ma I Can Version Magic

I was just compiling a module I’ve been given outside the kernel source tree got an error trying to load it: version magic ‘2.6.x.y-7aac9b1d2 mod_unload’ should be ‘2.6.x.y mod_unload’ Weird — as I’m compiling it against the same source tree … Continue reading

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