R uses "Numeric" as it's default type for numbers. This can sometimes lead to confusion and errors when a specific type is needed. In this example the writeBin() function is used to write data to binary.
configure: error: missing required header GL/glu.hwhile trying to install R packages managed to fix it with:
apt-get install libglu1-mesa-dev
configure: error: X11 not found but requiredwhile trying to install R rgl package, managed to fix it with:
apt-get install xorg-dev
If you enabled 3D acceleration for a VirtualBox guest, and Chrome starts flickering in that guest. Go into Chrome's Advanced settings and disable "Use hardware acceleration when available" to solve the problem
When using Python minidom to parse XML it is easy to encounter an "IndexError: list index out of range" if the tag does not exit. An easy fix is to check the size of "doc.getElementsByTagName".