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How to build WebKit on Windows.

Install VS2005 Install Cygwin from here: http://www.cygwin.com/ Install Cygwin options devl->make devl->g++ devl->bison devl->gperf devl->flex devl->subversion net->curl interpreters->perl archive->unzip Update Perl: In cygwin run: perl -MCPAN -e shell yes to autoconfigure install Win32API::Registry Set the following environment variables: WEBKITOUTPUTDIR – … Continue reading

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Image for the benefit of the TFS Forums folks to aid in diagnosing my problem.

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3Ware 9650se Review

An eternal challenge with home file servers connected to MythTV systems is disk space. Any new space is typically consumed within months. About eight months ago, while dealing with space issues, I researched all the hardware raid solutions under $1000 … Continue reading

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Our daughter tearing up the ski slopes after six hours of training. Video 3

She’s the one in the pink hat and pink pants. She’s enrolled in the local Powder Pigs program and clearly it’s paying off.

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There’s no minimum age for the XO OLPC Laptop…

Here’s our one year old crankin’ up Pippin for another hard core Python development session:

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Help in Visual Studio 2005 Takes 2 Minutes to Load

So I’m coding away on a little project and mad the terrible mistake of simply pressing F1. Horror of horrors. One NEVER does that in Visual Studio 2005. Why? It brings your 2.2 GHz Core2 Duo with a fast hard … Continue reading

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Do Not Attempt to Fix the Door of Your Canon S50 Camera Yourself

It’s got tons of tiny pieces and it appears that the mechanism that holds the door to the chassis is glued in. The good news is that I only have one extra spring after re-assembling the camera. We may be … Continue reading

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Disaster Averted: The Canon Elura-40mc with the Infamous “Remove Cassette” Problem is Back from the Shop!

Basically, five business days after shipping the video camera to Canon, it’s back. They didn’t contact me, they simply fixed the thing and sent it back. I haven’t tried it yet, but if it fails again, you’ll hear about it … Continue reading

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Here’s a picture of my Mom mowing the lawn as seen from outer space…

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