Category Archives: Other

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Tables in Lua

This post should provide a good follow-up to my previous blog post, when I started introducing the creation of tables using the Lua programming language. I will start with a brief review of making a simple table. For example, the months in a year. In Lua, I created the table by entering these lines of […]

My Experience Upgrading to OpenSUSE 13.1

Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I decided to make the upgrade to OpenSUSE 13.1 (and GNOME 3.10). As a long-time Windows user, I personally found Linux OpenSUSE upgrading procedure to be much easier than the standard Windows upgrading procedure. For one thing, I did not have to go to Costco (or any other retailer) to purchase […]

openSUSE Web Design and Development Part 2: Drupal

Alright, time to discuss about Drupal. Installing Drupal on openSUSE is a little bit different. Here is a rough guideline on how to get Drupal working. The latest version is 7.23. To begin the download process, type wget http://ftp.drupal.org/files/projects/drupal-7.23.tar.gz/ . Then type in tar xzf drupal-7.23.tar.gz to extract the contents. Now type in mv drupal-7.23/* […]

Configuring Linux: Some Additional Hurdles

The first thing I had to do was to deal with my wireless Internet connectivity issues. Well, before that, I had to set-up autologin. Fair enough. Go onto YAST (root/admin password needed), then go to User Administration with Expert Options + Login Settings. Oh wait… I think I did that during setup (but I don’t […]