Kidnap fail

No, I didn’t really kidnap Madeline McCann – just in case Interpol or somebody comes chasing me know, although I doubt that since I doubt anyone is actually going to read this and some Interpol chiefs like Jackie Selebi don’t exactly give a good name to the organisation. For some reason, I just randomly thought […]

Disclaimer: This is an essay that I wrote quite a while ago and decided to share my ideas and research. Don’t simply copy this and hand it in as your own. Other than the fact that piracy is morally incorrect, this essay got quite a good mark for the level it was written for and […]

I recently needed to run a java program from the command prompt, but kept getting a message saying  “Java Is Not Recognized As An Internal Or External Command”. Needless to say, my program wasn’t running. A quick Google showed lots of people talking about PATHs and CLASSPATHs which I didn’t know anything about. Anyway, this is all you have […]

Disclaimer: This is a discursive essay that I wrote quite a while ago and decided to share my ideas and research. Don’t simply copy this and hand it in as your own. Other than the fact that piracy is morally incorrect, this essay got quite a good mark for the level it was written for […]

So this is my first post in about a month – I guess I found out the hard way that second year engineering is really tough. What’s even worse is that I slipped into the endless cycle of working all day and then being depressed after having crappy tests and then wondering why I even […]

A quick google showed that installing the Java JDK for programming in Ubuntu is nowhere near as simple as installing it in Windows. Fortunately, here is what I think is the easiest way to install Java JDK 7 in Ubuntu 11.10, especially for those new to Linux. Download the JDK for Linux from here Uncompress […]

These are some of the steps I took in configuring my Unity desktop to look cool. Transparent top bar: My first step was to make the top bar transparent, since its default grey clashes with most wallpapers. To do this, I first installed CompizConfig Settings Manager. When installed, this program allows you to change a […]