Babun: A touch of Linux in Windows aka A Cygwin that actually works

As a consultant working for a large firm I'm blessed with a Windows laptop and Windows desktop to do all my Java development. Lately I really started to miss some of the awesome stuff Linux has to offer and luck was on my side when I stumbled across Babun. Babun is nothing more than a … Continue reading Babun: A touch of Linux in Windows aka A Cygwin that actually works

Maven: A required class is missing: hidden/org/codehaus/plexus/interpolation/ValueSource

I had the following issue when building one of our projects on a freshly installed Linux Mint: Turns out that the maven 2 version that comes from the Ubuntu repository is a bit fubar. Download the latest maven 2 release from maven.apache.org and replace the /usr/share/maven2/lib/maven-debian-uber.jar library with the on from the downloaded archive. Now … Continue reading Maven: A required class is missing: hidden/org/codehaus/plexus/interpolation/ValueSource