Installing Vmware on Fedora

Installing Vmware on Fedora

  • 7th July 2015

There really is only two small commands that you need to run to get VMware player working on Fedora; You will need to install gcc in order to get VMWare tools working; sudo dnf -y install gcc 32bit ]# chmod +x VMware-Player-6.0.1-1379776.i386.bundle ]# ./VMware-Player-6.0.1-1379776.i386.bundle 64bit ]# chmod +x VMware-Player-6.0.1-1379776.x86_64.bundle ]#…

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Fedora DNF update issues with Google-Chrome

Fedora DNF update issues with Google-Chrome

  • 7th July 2015

I have been having a hard time trying to update Fedora22 and came across a known bug https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1220074 What happens is when DNF fails on a transaction it aborts the update and remove alls the downloaded files, aka if you just downloaded 720updates at 1.1GB and one of them has…

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Fedora 22 Beta initial thoughts

Fedora 22 Beta initial thoughts

  • 28th April 2015

So I downloaded Fedora 22 beta upon release and decided to install it on my Aienware which has been having problems with some drivers under earlier releases. I am also keen to see the new UI change and improvements to Gnome integrations (Self Confessed Gnome FanGirl). Not to much I…

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LinuxConf 2015 – Auckland, NZ

LinuxConf 2015 – Auckland, NZ

  • 2nd February 2015

So after presenting FireFoxOS talk at LinuxCon Chicago and getting an overwhelming good response I decided to put the talk forward for LinuxConf Australia. So I got accepted for the talk at LinuxConf Australia which was awesome and a humbling experience. This year (2015) it was in Auckland, New Zealand…

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Solution Design for NSW State Library

Solution Design for NSW State Library

  • 12th November 2014

So I arrived back in Sydney to a choice of some pretty big Web Integration projects, and I decided to work with NSW State Library as a Technical Project Lead for the Website Online Systems Integration Project (WOSIP) under the Digital Excellence Project (DEP). Digital Excellence Project at the NSW…

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Joomla Day Australia – Sydney 2014

Joomla Day Australia – Sydney 2014

  • 8th October 2014

One of my favourite all time conferences in Australia is Joomla Day. I have been hanging around the Joomla community since its inception and was a proud user of Mambo (Hey you know it came from an Australian Melbourne University right?) So it is a conference that I do like…

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Back in Sydney

  • 18th September 2014

So after spending most of the year in America and some great opportunities on offer I decided to head homeward bound. There was a couple of major factors that made me and the highest one was that my Grandmother (Nuna as you would say in Maltese) was diagnosed with the…

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LinuxCon Chicago

LinuxCon Chicago

  • 1st September 2014

So getting selected for a talk at LinuxCon America was well what can I say a dream come true for me. I was very happy to also be talking about FireFoxOS and the use of Linux, a nice deep technical talk for my first one at a Linux Conference. There…

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App Camp4Girls – Seattle

App Camp4Girls – Seattle

  • 27th August 2014

So once again another random twitter comment lead to an amazing mentoring experience. I saw a random tweet whilst sitting in an apartment room in Belltown Seattle from a friend sitting in Sydney who retweeted one of his friends who needed help with mentoring for an Apps Camp for Girls…

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Working At Mozilla

Working At Mozilla

  • 18th August 2014

So I relocated across to Portland and started working on the User Advocacy team for FireFoxOS Support. My main tasks where to help bring some technical expertise to the team to help them build a set of tools for their reporting. My time with Mozilla in Portland was short and…

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