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Eclipse And Perl epic-ide.org

Posted 11-17-2012 at 10:06 AM by NullTerminator
Updated 11-17-2012 at 02:34 PM by NullTerminator

Notes from past installation. May be incomplete
Performed onb eclipse helios 3.6 and Indigo 3.7
ActiveState perl.

Add paddwalker to perl
ppm install padwalker

Download site (I think this is the epic-ide site for eclipse)
Extract locally. Capture the site folder name

Go to eclipse Help | Install New Software | Add Site, Provide local Path

You might be able to have eclipse install it directly using the following...
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Slow DNS lookups

Posted 11-16-2012 at 06:11 PM by serafean

Since quite some time I had been experiencing slow DNS lookups on some linux boxes. Today I finally got around to fixing it.
Symptoms : KDE fails to load google/wikipedia sometimes. firefox too, less often.

ping was the main tool in this case.
What I found was that
Code:
ping www.google.com
got an IP to ping very fast, however before anything appeared onscreen, it took up to 5 seconds. Pinging the IP address however returned immediately.
On a hunch, I tried disabling...
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The unix philosophy is not strong in this one.

Posted 11-16-2012 at 02:03 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

I took my RHCSA test today (non-official pre-test). I finished all ~20 objectives in 30 minutes, minus one objective regarding quotas. Hrmmm...can't seem to recall the quota init command (and I've never really used Linux quotas before...this may get interesting). No worries, man -k to the rescue!

man -k quota

Well, ok, there are the commands for managing quotas, checking quotas, reporting on quotas, etc...but no "set up quotas". See, when I try to run...
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How I would like to use a desktop switcher

Posted 11-12-2012 at 08:01 PM by Skaperen
Updated 11-14-2012 at 04:51 PM by Skaperen

I currently use the compiz desktop switcher. It's also what is known as a "compositor", but I really don't know what all the functions are that it needs to perform. Clearly among them is switching desktops. So I guess it places windows from some sets of windows (and other GUI objects) on to and off of the screen as needed.

How compiz is working is that is displays some effect on the screen to show how you are doing switching. Some people like the cube effect where when...
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UFEI Secure Boot: An Understandable Explanation

Posted 11-12-2012 at 06:13 PM by hydraMax (Bits and Pixels)
Updated 11-21-2012 at 02:56 PM by hydraMax
Tags security

http://faif.us/cast/2012/sep/27/0x32/

This oggcast contains Matthew Garrett's discussion of UEFI and Secure Boot. It is the first explanation I've heard on the subject that really came across clearly.
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