http://www.linuxatemyram.com/ Is a one page web site that clearly explains how Linux has a huge grey area between free memory and memory that is reserved. This is essential reading if you want to become an expert in this operating system.
I often hear people complain that ownCloud is impossible to upgrade and I have been through that pain myself. However after repeatedly going to such extremes as uninstalling and starting from scratch I have found a series of steps that while simple are not entirely obvious. Update I has been pointed out to me on…Continue reading →
I’ve just found about VersionPress. It uses Git to give better control over writing draft versions of articles. I’ll investigate this more closely later to see if I can/should port the blog over to it.
Someone over on reddit linked to a good post on properly closing a frozen SSH session.
It also includes other useful escape sequences.
For some reason spammers occasionally leave comments that don’t match what I have written.
A good example I got today is in response to my Recommended Software page:
You’re a real deep thkneir. Thanks for sharing.
For a moment I thought that I had somebody to talk to but nope, just a ‘bot leaving generic sentiments.
Ruby is by far one of my favourite programming languages. It combines the power of Perl with the flexibility of Lisp while remaining far more readable than either. The downside of this though is that a great deal of Ruby development is done in conjunction with the Gem package manager. At best you are asked…Continue reading →
A major frustration I have as a fan of the podcast technology is that most podcasters assume that I am going to listen through a website. What I want to do is have Amarok is download episodes for me. To save other listeners from this frustration I am going to instruct you on how to…Continue reading →
I’ve written a tool to examine readers browsing sessions on this site. There are some improvements that I want to make to it but it works for me.
I’m currently an article on how proprietary software practices are piggy-backing off of the success of GNU/Linux/Android. If you are interested read it here.
I’ve just added a page listing programs that I highly recommend here.