October 4, 2014
Gimp is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for tasks like photo retouching. I wanted to use it to crop photos, like Irfanview does so easily on Windows.
Unfortunately, like so many other software installations on Redhat Linux, the install was not straightforward and required overcoming errors. 😦 Here’s how to install gimp on Redhat 6.4.
gimp – GNU Image Manipulation Program
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July 7, 2013
Recently I’ve been working with the graph database, NEO4J. Much of the usefulness of graph software is in visualizing it. So, I decided to install Gephi on Redhat 6.4. Gephi installed on Redhat easily enough. But it did not display the most important thing, the graph window! 😦
Gephi With No Graph Section
The Gephi website says: “Gephi uses an OpenGL 3D engine to speed up graph visualization. However a compatible graphic card is required.”
Here’s how you can add some debugging to Gephi. Read the rest of this entry »
July 6, 2013
You might have read of how long and complex it is to install OBIEE directly onto Redhat.
OBIEE SampleApp v207 Desktop
This year I heard that there was a new Virtual Box image of OBIEE. The idea being: you install and start Virtual Box, then use the OBIEE virtual machine. Great idea. You should be able to get on with actually using OBIEE, not struggling with its installation, startup, and administration.
However, that would assume that all the components work. Like any technology stack.
Unfortunately for me, they did not.
Installing Virtual Box 4.2.12 r84980: Read the rest of this entry »