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Recover That Data

Posted 09-09-2012 at 09:50 AM by pierre2
Updated 09-09-2012 at 09:51 AM by pierre2
Tags data, win7, win8

Another day, another laptop that has crashed - gee I just gotta love M$ stuff - it's just so reliable, ain't it ?. Boot a 'nix live_cd and look at those partitions. Gee - what's that? A yellow triangle against the C: drive - that's SDA3 - ain't it? Must be, as that little, boot, partition is SDA1. No that's not right - SDA1 is PQrecovery, SDA2 is boot, SDA3 is C: drive. That's better. No it's not -the live 'nix cd can't read the partition's data - rat's that means that I can't copy out this person's...
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same-gnome game

Posted 09-08-2012 at 08:00 PM by sundry_50
Tags same-gnome

The only game I play is same-gnome which is a strategy game. It was on my Ubuntu 10.04 but I had to dig around for a method to install it there. When I upgraded to 12.04 same-gnome was gone. Several hours later I decided there was no good way to put it in 12.04 even though I had the .deb. Desperation took over and I decided to download an 8.10 iso where I found same-gnome in the default games. Thank you VirtualBox! It requires running a virtual machine with Ubuntu 8.10 installed but I have...
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bash sort using a tab delimiter

Posted 09-07-2012 at 01:49 PM by NullTerminator
Updated 09-07-2012 at 02:49 PM by NullTerminator
Tags bash, sort, tab

There are several ways to sort things when fields are tab separated. The simplest I have found is
TAB=`echo -e "\t"`
sort -t"$TAB" -k 5,3 scrambledFile.tsv > sorted.tsv
syntax may vary for dos shells, possibly as
set tab=echo "\t"
sort -t"%tab%" -k5,3 scrambledFile.tsv > sortedFile.tsv
As of this posting, both variations are subject to verification of the syntax.
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Log4j Message Filtering

Posted 09-07-2012 at 12:54 PM by NullTerminator
Updated 09-13-2012 at 12:27 PM by NullTerminator

Some Notes on built in filtering facility
org.apache.log4j.varia.StringMatchFilter - this is a "contains" match paradigm.
Followup: This actually uses the indexOf method for matching, so it acts like a "contains" match, and IS CaseSensitive.

possible specification in an appender tag
extend from an example at
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I come here but do not blog that much

Posted 09-06-2012 at 11:15 PM by MystikMitch
Updated 09-06-2012 at 11:49 PM by MystikMitch (Added picture)

I have not been blogging for a good portion of time this is just a small update. Since my last blog I have moved to Kubuntu 12.04 LTS and enjoy it very much. I'll try to maybe post a screenshot of my desktop. Nothing special but a powerful desktop that I enjoy to use. Best of all is that I was able to use my home directoy with kubuntu as if it was Debian 6.Sadly my dvi video simply does not work on debian nor kubuntu. :-)

The picture that has been converted to compressed jpeg file...
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