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Dorito Thief Strikes Again!

Posted 12-28-2012 at 12:25 AM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
Tags humor

http://youtu.be/Kqy9hxhUxK0
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New-Make And MC2, Meet MPG123 (terminal app to play MP3 and other file formats)

Posted 12-25-2012 at 09:11 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 08-06-2014 at 09:47 AM by rainbowsally (wrong acronym for alsa)

After that last rant about screwy software, I found some GREAT software. mpg123 is outstanding.

Today's Features
  • Me eating my words, even about assembler coding. ;-)

Famous last words galore! I even have to eat my words about asm. In fact this app is so cool I had to add the ability to compile asm and C sources in the same directory to the mc2 code.

MPG123 (sandboxed relocatable binary installation OR compile from code, modify, experiment, etc.) is linked...
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Hashing for ID generation (hash32_enum algorithm and ASM)

Posted 12-24-2012 at 11:45 AM by rainbowsally

You're not going to get fool-proof uniqueness from a 32 bit hash, but this one gets pretty close.

[cont'd from previous blog entry where the C/C++ version can be seen (and tested). http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...-lists-35223/]

If you're curious about what the hash32_enum thing in the previous blog entry would look like in assembler, this is the output using the --save-temps gcc flag.

Code:
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STL Template Experiment (Lists)

Posted 12-24-2012 at 11:24 AM by rainbowsally
Updated 08-06-2014 at 10:00 AM by rainbowsally (added link, grammar error, makefile line correction)

We've resurrected some dead code that was pretty ugly but the only worse MESS (officially sanctioned, no less) than STL that we've ever seen is the spaghetti in lex/flex output. -- The Computer Mad Science Dept.

So...

Now what?

Well...

...what would ANY good Computer Mad Scientist do in a situation like this?

Today's features are
  • Creating lists using the std::list STL template.
  • Identifying the critical 'operators'
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Setting up Gitso on Ubuntu to provide remote support

Posted 12-23-2012 at 11:28 PM by trevorparsons
Updated 12-23-2012 at 11:33 PM by trevorparsons

I have quite a few Ubuntu installations in the wild, set up for friends and clients. I support them all -- well, those of them that require support -- using Gitso, which is a nice little front end to x11vnc and vncviewer, with connections tunnelled over ssh.

The only work that needs doing at the support end is to set one's router to forward port 5500 to the machine on which you'll be doing the remote support. Then it's just a case of running Gitso, switching the radio button to 'Give...
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