Monday, June 27, 2011

How To Dual-Boot Meego and Ubuntu 10.04

First, you have to prepare these requirements:

Ubuntu Live CD
MeeGo USB Thumb Drive.
A Netbook with Intel Atom processor.
Internet Connection.

First, install Gparted in Ubuntu and partition your resize your drive to free disk space (At least 20GB).

Install Image-Writer in Ubuntu and put MeeGo image you downloaded to a 4GB USB Drive.

Restart and boot from your USB Drive where your MeeGo is.

Install MeeGo on the partition you have free space (Be sure you select Use Free Disk Space and NOT remove the Ubuntu partition). Important: you must use EXT3 as your filesystem and not the standard BTRFS.

Boot from your Ubuntu Live CD and add: ppa:yannubuntu/boot-repair in Software Sources.
Install Boot-Repair.

Run Boot-Repair, after that Restart.

Now you have Ubuntu and MeeGo shown as unknown os.

Note: You can also triple boot Ubuntu, MeeGo and even Windows. But, you have to install Windows, Ubuntu, MeeGo, respectively.

Reference Links: Boot-Repair Graphical Tool

Saturday, June 25, 2011

How to Set-up Qt for Android

Download Qt SDK for Android. Install in /opt/necessitas by sudo in terminal.

Download Android SDK and NDK, then extract.

Go to the Android SDK folder under /tools, run ./android

Install SDK version 2.2.

Download Apache Ant 1.8.0 and install OpenJDK SDK. Check by $ant -version

Go to Qt Creator->Tools->Qt4 add qmake path to Qt for Android SDK.

Go to Android tab->Browse the Android SDK, NDK, and Ant. Add AVD (100MB).

Go back to Qt4 tab, Build GDB, QML debuggers (Build All).

Open Project Files and go to Project->Run->Package Configurations Details->Application Libraries and check all.

Go to Deploy Configurations Details->Install Ministro and Download and browse for Ministro.apk.

This will install the Qt libraries to the Android Virtual Device (AVD).

hen creating a Qt Quick project, Add a Resource folder for all QML and contents (.qrc).

Reference Links:


You must save your session before shutting down your computer: System->Start-up Applications->Options, then check Automatically remember running applications before logging-out, and click the Remember Current Running Applications.

Don't forget to comment out the set orientation code, or it will have build errors.

Also, once you successfully run the application on the Android emulator, when you open your source code again, don't update it or you will lose changes you've made and you will have to re-install the Ministro and Qt libraries.

Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Monday, June 13, 2011

How To Fix Render Window In Blender

Using the Netbook Remix instead of Gnome, you may encounter rendering problem when using Blender. To fix this, you just disable Maximus Windows Management: System->Start-up applications->uncheck Maximus then log-out.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

iTunes, Quicktime, Safari in Ubuntu 10.04 Using PlayOnLinux

Wine version: 1.2.2 (Current version)
Run installed Safari, executable for Flash player to install.
Configure Wine->Windows XP->Graphics->uncheck Allow Pixel Shader. (This fixes the Quicktime bug, which allows you to watch Apple's Quicktime movies.

To install Flash inside where you installed Safari:
Click Install->Install a .pol package or an unsupported application.
Manual Installation->Forward->Edit an existing application->choose the prefix you named where you installed Safari, then please select the install file to run, and choose the Flash Installer file which you downloaded, and install. After installation completes, in POL, click Cancel. This is how to install other applications inside a wineprefix you created.