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How to Install the Party Poker Client on Linux using Wine

Monday, April 2nd, 2007

I recently switched from using Ladbrokes Poker Client to using Party Poker. I use linux and so I have installed it using Wine. Here’s how I did it. Install wine Configure wine Install Mozilla Install Mozilla ActiveX Control Install Shockwave plugin Install Party Poker Client 1. Install wine I have installed wine version 0.9.29. My […]

How to Install Putty on the Nokia N73

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

If you have to run a server, having Putty installed on your mobile phone can be invaluable. Before you begin, it is worth making sure you have the latest firmware version of the N73 from Nokia. You can check which version you are using by typing *#0000#. My current version is V3.0638.0.0.1. Unfortunately you need […]

The Three Worst Comedies on T.V.

Thursday, February 8th, 2007

Last week I had the flu and was stuck in bed for a whole week. This meant I ended up watching a lot of television. I even watched a lot of bad television. Here are the three worst comedies on television. Comedies, so bad, you wonder how they ever got made in the first place. […]

Screenshots of the Completed Grow Games

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

Here are some screenshots of what the excellent Grow series of games look like when completed. Grow Ver.1 7456 Grow Ver.2 7459 Grow Ver.3 7462 Grow RPG 7453 Grow Cube 7450

MySQL Query Browser and MySQL Error Nr. 1064

Saturday, August 5th, 2006

This error was bugging me for ages when trying to create a table using MySQL Query Browser. The problem lies in the fact that you are using a VARCHAR for one of the columns data types. MySQL query browser adds this datatype to your query and the query will then fail with this error message. […]