I realized, that sun and also my computer heated my room to 28C... so I suspended my Boinc server till the end of summer. My CPU cooled from 48C to 28C in 10 minutes, my motherboard sensor still showing 46C but it is falling... c'est la vie Boinc... so long, and thanks for all the fish.
Saturday, May 31, 2008
Thursday, May 29, 2008
I love hibernate, because I have 10 workplaces full of stuff, I know where they are, and everything I need is there.
I had more than 30 days uptime now... but yesterday Gnome crashed somehow that I was/nt able to hibernate just pressing the power button and let the system shutdown. When I restarted this morning I had a root prompt and the usual text to run fsck manually... I am here so this wasn't a big deal.
But it made me think... these file system corruptions sometimes occur, even if I am on RAID, and the periodically fsck on start up is a good ting what I miss with hibernate... so this is a "this for that" situation... maybe I will force the check and reboot in every two weeks.
Oh and aother drawback from hibernate: if you have 2G RAM and 5G swap full then bibernating takes ages.:)
Thursday, May 22, 2008
You can learn from this post how to customize HP printers ready message over the network. Here are my favorites:
- Insert Coin
- Uploading to CIA...
- I can see you
Get PosteRazor to be able to print your images as posters. 5 easy steps and you can print them.
Friday, May 16, 2008
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
-- Mahatma Gandhi
...Linux is in the 3rd one I think... so we will win in the near future!:)
Posted by Stone at 10:05 PM
Monday, May 12, 2008
I like military clothing, I wear L sized BDU trousers. I like the simplicity as they do measurement, there are S, M, L, XL, XXL, ... and that's all. You don't feel the pain as in the jeans store when trying to find the one fits on waist and also in inseam.
This is what I like in Gnome, the simplicity, there aren't buttons you never push, and hundreds of configuration possibilities what you don't understand.
But... I wear jeans too, and it is good to have the possibility to chose the best one. Yes the choosing procedure is a real pain, but I can chose.
And this is what I miss in Gnome, the possibility of configuring the little things.
I like the way that Boinc client or gtk-gnutella does, there is an advanced mode and a simple mode. You may say, that I can switch to another graphical interface, and you may right! I have the possibility to chose, and I think this is the main power behind linux... the possibility to chose!
Saturday, May 3, 2008
If you are a wiki fan as I do. And want an a personal wiki, to taking notes, or write a novel in it os something like that. Then Wiki on a Stick is the thing for you!
You must try it!
Friday, May 2, 2008
It you want to run something in the background, your first try could be the & sign after the command. But this kind of backgrounding doesn't survive logout...
Using screen and ^A^D to detach could be better but in some reasons for example in low memory environments such as VPS is is a disaster, because the screen and the shell within eats up a lot of RAM.
Here comes nohup. The man page says: "nohup - run a command immune to hangups, with output to a non-tty". And this is what you need. If you start something with it it detaches from your terminal and becomes a background process. It survives logoffs and doesn't eats up memory!
Thursday, May 1, 2008
I caught cold o something like that. So I am home since Sunday. Yesterday I couldn't help myself so I switched from apache to lighttpd on my server.:) It works great. The config file is clear and it is fast as light!:)
I run now, because today and tomorrow there is House MD on TV from 9 am to 8 pm.:)