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Began life as a writer, but have been in IT for over 20 years, starting as a Paradox/Clipper/DBase guy around 1990. Done some serious work with Paradox, Delphi, SQLServer, C++, C#, XML-XSD and Python over the years, and have touched all phases of the SDLC.

Have not worked with C++ in years, but now getting back up to speed with C++11 and gtkmm3.

History-Law-Math-Literary-Science Dilettante;


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revised Upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 - problems in Firefox/IcedTea/Java
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revised Switch to Oracle Java JDK in 14.04?
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Aug
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answered Switch to Oracle Java JDK in 14.04?
Aug
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asked In 14.04, how do I persist a view in Nautilus-Gnome?
Aug
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accepted Changing the Java Runtime in NetBeans 8 on Ubuntu 14.04
Aug
1
revised Changing the Java Runtime in NetBeans 8 on Ubuntu 14.04
edited title
Aug
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comment Changing the Java Runtime in NetBeans 8 on Ubuntu 14.04
Did that now - Netbeans still the same - in fact the Sun version was already listed as the auto default. But I see there two settings listed in Netbeans: Java and Runtime....
Aug
1
asked Changing the Java Runtime in NetBeans 8 on Ubuntu 14.04
Jul
31
asked Upgraded from 12.04 to 14.04 - problems in Firefox/IcedTea/Java
Jul
31
accepted Upgraded to 14.04 - can't see system files in Nautilus
Jul
31
comment Upgraded to 14.04 - can't see system files in Nautilus
yes - I need to see the system files
Jul
30
comment Upgraded to 14.04 - can't see system files in Nautilus
No - this is not the problem, and not the correct answer. Please read again - I'm in a rush at the moment. Thanks
Jul
29
comment Upgraded to 14.04 - can't see system files in Nautilus
reinstall did not help. Tnx.
Jul
29
revised Upgraded to 14.04 - can't see system files in Nautilus
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asked Upgraded to 14.04 - can't see system files in Nautilus
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accepted How do I install pgAdmin III for postgreSQL 9.2?
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awarded  Notable Question
Apr
30
comment 12.04 LTS - Nautilus top viewing bar changed recently - how do I get it back?
@sgx1 -since that view is now gone (or never was??) I wouldn't have been able to provide screen shots... but I noticed that I still have that view in applications - see edit and screenshot.
Apr
30
revised 12.04 LTS - Nautilus top viewing bar changed recently - how do I get it back?
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Apr
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revised 12.04 LTS - Nautilus top viewing bar changed recently - how do I get it back?
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