Custom Software vs Retail Software

Over the years as a programmer, I’ve wondered what will happen to the custom software market considering the proliferation and specialization of ‘off the shelf’ software. Retail Software The first experience a user has with a computer is with ‘retail’ or ‘off the shelf’ software. These are applications that are written and mas distributed. The … Read moreCustom Software vs Retail Software

Installing AMD Catalyst Drivers working in Ubuntu

To make sure we are working with a clean slate. Please issue the below commands: apt-get remove fglrx-atieventsd fglrx-control fglrx-driver fglrx-modules-dkms glx-alternative-fglrx glx-alternative-fglrx libfglrx-amdxba1:i386 Now let’s begin. $ sudo apt-get install linux-headers-generic or http://www2.ati.com/drivers/linux/amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13.1-linux-x86.x86_64.zip Extract: sudo chmod +x amd-driver-installer-catalyst-13.1-linux-x86.x86_64.run On the desktop edition of Ubuntu apt will resolve any dependencies that you may be missing … Read moreInstalling AMD Catalyst Drivers working in Ubuntu

Ubuntu OpenStack

This document will outline the steps to create a simple OpenStack cloud. 1) Network Architecture The following is the target initial network design. The high power workstations will be pulled into the system as compute and storage. A redundant controller will need created, and replication of storage to an data center. 2) Controller Server Configuration … Read moreUbuntu OpenStack

Google Drive python27dll error code 5

Background When logging into Windows Google Drive pops up a dialog box that says “Error loading Python DLL: C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\Temp\_MEIXXXX\python27.dll (error code 5)”.   In our case the problem was that the user only had read permissions on the folder. The exact cause as to why that happened isn’t entirely known. Most likely it was a … Read moreGoogle Drive python27dll error code 5