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Thursday, June 25th, 2009

Sorry for the vague title, but there are various thoughts floating around at the moment. The first is a big thanks to the support at Westhost for recovering my VPS over the last weekend. I had started an automatic upgrade of wordpress in one of the sites hosted in this vps, it hung… so I [...]

Running windows applications directly in linux

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006

Linux.com has a good explanation of using binfmt_misc to directly launch a windows (or java or python) application just by typing in the application name. *(without all the contortions of … /home/user/bin/wine /home/user/.wine/c_drive/Program\ Files/Really\ Neat\ Software/Program.exe ) You do have to make the app executable under linux (chmod 755) and you can take it as [...]

Mozilla Firefox 1.0x series end of life….

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

The Mozilla Firefox 1.0.x series will no longer be supported with security updates. IF you use Firefox as your web browser, make sure you’re using the current version in the 1.5 series (currently 1.5.0.3). You can find what your current version is by going to Help, “About Mozilla Firefox”. The 1.5 series automatically downloads and [...]

Open Source Java and Linux distros redistributing java

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006

For years, the call has been to open source Java…. it appears that day is, well… coming. Not at hand yet, but for startersJava can now be bundled with Linux distributions…. and is looking for advice on how to get from where they are to open source Java. So it sounds like they’re enlisting advice [...]

Shortwave Radio schedule browsing Application

Saturday, July 23rd, 2005

Ok, I have too many interests. One of them is listening to shortwave radio. I guess in many ways I’m a news junky. Also, I’m working on my Spanish so, listening to shortwave gives me vast listening resources. I know, I know, “can’t you stream the feeds over the web” Yes, many of them, but [...]

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