The python-daemon package ( PyPI listing , Pagure repo ) is very useful. However, I feel it has suffered a bit from sparse documentation, an...
Compiling 64-bit code in Ubuntu
Compiling, and in particular linking, 64-bit code in Linux is always a bit of a pain due to the coëxistence of 32-bit libraries. In Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal (and possibly previous versions), the 64-bit libraries are in two directories: