STEPS TO INSTALL VMWARE AND THE LINUX KERNEL > 2.4.8

I encountered some problems installing VMware Express (v2.0.4 build 1133) on SuSE Linux 8.0 and RedHat Linux 7.1 & 7.2. Below are the steps I used to resolve the problem. This fix may work with later kernels (2.4.10, 2.4.11, 2.4.12,..), but I have not tested it. I have received a report from Peter Schwekendiek that this works with VMware GSX-Server 1.0.3 with Kernel 2.4.16, but it does NOT work with 2.

STEPS TO INSTALL ORACLE 8.1.7 ON REDHAT LINUX 7.1

Prerequisites You need to have a version of JDK 1.1.8 installed. I used the one from Blackdown.org. Steps Install the compat-glibc RPM from RedHat. Type . /usr/i386-glib21-linux/bin/i386-glibc21-linux-env.sh Type export LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.2.5 Run the installer (called runInstaller in the Oracle install directory). Note: An error may occur towards the end of the install on ${ORACLE_HOME}/ctx/lib/ins_ctx.mk, to fix this I did the following;

TINY XML PARSER

ASXMLP is a J2SE / J2ME library for parsinhg XML which is small, portable, flexible, highly efficient, and has minimal requirements. The library offers both push and model views of an xml document, and typically compiles to around 6Kb of class files, making it ideal for J2ME projects, applets, or WebStart applications where code size of great concern. The parser was originally written by Al Sutton, and has been tested in Jonathan Knudsens' Parsing XML in J2ME article at developers.

KVMJAB - JVM/KVM JABBER CLIENT LIBRARY

I’ve made available a library that I’ve created which allows you to communicate via Jabber on Java Standard or Micro editions.

JAZILLA FEATURED IN WIRED

Wired have featured the efforts to help make a Java based version of Netscape Communicator which features a couple of quotes from me. The interview was conducted purely by Email, which is great given the timezone difference, and hopefully it’ll attract a few extra developers to work on the project.

KING'S COLLEGE, LONDON WINS ISRI AWARD

Al Sutton from King’s College, London wins The Internation Systems Research Institute (“ISRI”) 1997 Award of a top of the range Hewlett-Packard Vectra Pentium 200 worth 3,000 pounds. Al Sutton, a BSc. in Maths and Computer Science, received his award from Ron McQuaker, President of the British Computer Society at Coutts Bank in London, before an audience of 70 IT Directors and leading IT Academics from Universities from all over the UK.

ANNOUNCING SMSMAIL - THE PSION SMS COMMUNICATIONS PACKAGE

You can now send and receive Internet e-mail from your Psion 3a using your SMS link and Nokia 2110 mobile ‘phone! By connecting your Psion to the ‘phone using the SMS Link cable SMSmail software allows you to send messages to the Internet via the Airmail® service. Suddenly your Psion turns into a powerful Internet communicator! Features Send and receive standard SMS messages and files from Psion to Psion or Psion to compatible mobile ‘phone.