The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' but 'That's funny...' --Isaac Asimov
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Entries from April 2009

Using Bazaar version control system for my Ph.D. Thesis

April 30th, 2009 1 Comment

I wrote my last paper in LaTeX and the submitted file was named ‘paper_v26’. Various other files with similar names are floating around and it is a chore to keep up with which is the latest version when they are split between two computers and three operating systems. For my thesis I decided to make […]

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Generic Ubuntu/Kubuntu problem resolution post

April 15th, 2009 No Comments

Fixed “current dist not found in meta-release file” on upgrade to Kubuntu Jaunty 9.04″ The first time it ran I was within the university wifi network and the upgrade script downloaded the login page rather than the meta-release file. I corrected it by removing the incorrect file and trying it again: rm ~/.update-manager-core/meta-release Fixed Audigy […]