After a macOS Upgrade MacPorts does not generally work properly. A fast sudo port selfupdate does not do the work either in almost all cases.Continue reading »
Nach dem Upgrade auf macOS Sierra (10.12) und MacPorts 2.4.1 scheitert sudo upgrade outdated. Das Problem ist der Port transfig. transfig wurde durch fig2dev ersetzt. […]Continue reading »
My Update of Lightroom 6 fails with the following error message: Lightroom CC (2015.10.1) / 6.10.1 Installation failed. Error Code: U44M1P7. To solve this and […]Continue reading »
To install GNU Octave on a Mac is not as easy as on Microsoft Windows® or GNU/Linux.
Ready-to-use App bundles are outdated and/or do not run reliably. The installation with a package manager as MacPorts or Home Brew does not work out-of-the-box.
This How-To describes how to install Octave 4.0.3 with MacPorts (Version 2.3.4) on Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan). It shows how to avoid pitfalls and workaround bugs.Continue reading »
DISLIN is a very nice and well-documented 2-D and 3-D plotting framework for Fortran and some other programming languages. Furthermore DISLIN provides some widgets to […]Continue reading »
In Ubuntu Java apps which use Swing’s GTK Look and Feel (LaF) do not appear as native applications. The menus does not have borders and […]Continue reading »
Since GTK 3 has been introduced Java Swing applications have a bug in displaying their menus when using the GTK Look and Feel (LaF). At […]Continue reading »
It is nearly impossible to associate a Windows EXE file to a normal application. The context command “Open with …” is not available for this […]Continue reading »
If you activated the wrong option in your Parallels settings your Launchpad is flooded with icons of your virtual machine. In general you do not […]Continue reading »