Matt Reid | Senior Software Developer

Matthew Reid is a software developer and web developer, specialising in Java, Node and Scala as well as HTML JavaScript and CSS.

A word of warning to anyone with an android phone. If your account is set up as …@gmail.com rather than @googlemail.com then you could have problems downloading from the android marketplace. Luckily some fine fellow has posted a set of simple instructions to fix this:

I had to reinstall ubuntu because I messed around with it too much.Just a quick note to document installing the driver for my ATI radeon 9200se graphics cardInstructions here  

I have just managed to get DVD”s to play in Ubuntu after a lot of googling and these tutorials (here and here).Here goes: - Run the following in the Terminal {.js name="code"} sudo wget http://www.medibuntu.org/sources.list.d/jaunty.list --output-document=/etc/apt/sources.list.d/medibuntu.list

I have recently installed ubuntu 10.04 on my 7 year old pc to give it some new life as a media server(more blogs on the installation soon hopefully).One of the problems I had to overcome during the installation was installing my pci wifi card from D-Link.After some googling, I managed...

I am using webatu.com as a host for this site (because it is free and gives my php and myql).Hopefully one day I will actually be able to afford to get some real hosting but this will do for now. I have had no problems with it at all fingers...