Archive for Platform

Hackintosh/Osx86: How to Install Lion 10.7.2 on Dell XPS M1330 Using USB Install Method

// November 30th, 2011 // 54 Comments » // Hackintosh/Osx86, OS X

Dell XPS M1330 can run OS X Lion 10.7.2 vanilla build just fine. This journal will show you step-by-step on how to Install OS X Lion and update it to the latest.

How to Get Around Internet Censorship

// November 16th, 2011 // 8 Comments » // Linux, OS X, Windows

Fortunately DNS filtering is easy to get around to. You just have to change the DNS settings in your machine and that’s all! In this journal I will show you how to do that in Linux, OS X and Windows.

My Take on Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101

// October 30th, 2011 // No Comments » // Android, Hardwares

Initially I was having a hard time deciding between Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Asus Eee Pad Transformer. From the price / performance ratio (Galaxy Tab is roughly $100 USD more expensive) and with the software updates it’s obvious that Asus Transformer is the winner here. After I spent some time with it I’ve found out that I like my Transformer a lot.

Hackintosh/Osx86: How to Install Snow Leopard 10.6.8 on Dell XPS M1330

// August 15th, 2011 // 15 Comments » // Hackintosh/Osx86, OS X

This journal is about installing Snow Leopard using vanilla kernel on XPS M1330. Since it can run vanilla build just fine I would suggest you use this method instead of using custom hack builds like iATKOS, iDeneb, Kaliway, etc.

How to Install Chameleon Boot Loader v2

// July 21st, 2011 // 6 Comments » // Hackintosh/Osx86, OS X

Chameleon is THE boot loader when it comes to Hackintosh. What’s really nice about it is that it supports loading custom kext for OS X and supports for custom theme (it’s a boot loader with nice icons). It can also boot Linux, BSD and Windows partition.

Hackintosh/Osx86: How to Tell If QE/CI (Quartz Extreme and Core Image) Are Active

// July 1st, 2011 // 2 Comments » // Hackintosh/Osx86, OS X

With OS X there is no direct information that can tells whether its running on accelerated graphics or not. That makes people like me who are running Hackintosh wondering whether the graphic card hardware and driver are functioning properly or not.

Open Multiple Text Files as Tabs in GVim on KDE 4

// June 18th, 2011 // 2 Comments » // Linux, Vim

This journal is on how to open multiple text files from Dolphin file manager and display them as tabs in GVim.

How to Use GNU Screen

// May 21st, 2011 // 7 Comments » // Linux, OS X

GNU Screen is something that a heavy console user can’t live without. It’s a terminal multiplexer. If you’re familiar with VNC or NX then GNU Screen is similar to that but for console instead of GUI.

MacVim as IDE with Code Completion and Syntax Highlighting for Python, PyQt4 and Twisted Development on Mac OSX Snow Leopard

// March 16th, 2011 // 2 Comments » // OS X, PyQT4, Python, Vim

My journal on how to setup MacVim on OSX Snow Leopard as primary IDE for developing Python along with PyQt4 and Twisted framework. At the end of it MacVim will supports Python code completion/auto complete (similar to intellisense) and syntax highlighting.

Setting up Python, PyQt4 and Twisted on OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard

// March 11th, 2011 // 5 Comments » // OS X, PyQT4, Python

How to put together Python development environment on OSX Snow Leopard. Some libraries that I use frequently such as PyQt4 and Twisted will also be installed, coexist with the default shipped Python.