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Disabling open office registration wizard GOTCHA

There’s a hell of a gotcha with the offical guide to disabling the first-time registration dialog in openoffice 3.3.0. The reference from the META-INF/manifest.xml to the file setup.xcu is broken, because the file in DisableFirstStartWzd_ooo33.oxt is Setup.xcu with a capital … Continue reading

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Tomcat7 server in eclipse with ubuntu

Annoyingly there isn’t one “installation directory” for tomcat on ubuntu, instead it is spread across /var/log, /usr/share /var/lib etc. Eclipse expects one directory with log, conf etc. This can be fixed with a few carefully placed symlinks. sudo apt-get install … Continue reading

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