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Leap second and Java woes

Posted 07-27-2012 at 12:25 PM by sag47
Updated 07-27-2012 at 12:27 PM by sag47

This is kind of an old event however I thought I'd talk about it for both myself in the future and for anyone looking for an answer when it happens again. There is a bug in java or the kernel in which leap seconds cause some really nasty behavior. For instance, All app servers which include Jetty, Tomcat, and JBoss were pegged at 100% CPU usage and ridiculously high load averages. I don't know if this affects weblogic because if I recall they ship their own custom build of java which may or may...
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Steam Linux and Future of Gaming

Posted 07-27-2012 at 11:24 AM by kbscores

It is becoming apparent that Microsoft wants to dominate the gaming market or rather every technology market. With rumors surfacing about the new digital key requirements in Windows 8 , doors have began to open for Linux. Take for instance Steam. The mobile client for steam comes on two types of systems iphones and droids. What’s missing? The Windows 7 phone apparently had the opportunity to have the steam client, but refused it in order to promote their games through “Games for Windows”. ...
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Install VLC in linux

Posted 07-25-2012 at 08:42 AM by Arjun

You'll have to install it once with

apt-get install apt-zip
You'll need to run apt-zip-list once. It produces two files. The command line options below will put the two files on your desktop (replace username with your username. See the man page for a summary of what these options do):

apt-zip-list -p vlc --medium=/home/username/Desktop -s
One of the files it produces will be a script. Run the script; it will download vlc and anything needed...
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BASH Commands

Posted 07-25-2012 at 08:37 AM by Arjun


adduser Add a user to the system
addgroup Add a group to the system
alias Create an alias •
apropos Search Help manual pages (man -k)
apt-get Search for and install software packages (Debian)
aspell Spell Checker
awk Find and Replace text, database sort/validate/index


basename Strip directory and suffix from filenames
bash GNU Bourne-Again SHell
bc Arbitrary precision calculator...
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stuff I listen these days

Posted 07-24-2012 at 08:15 PM by Web31337 (In The Middle Of Nowhere [edK's blog])
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"I'm a tree. A tree that grows right in the corridor. No one can bother me."
That's something about my playlist change rate over years. When I discover some new stuff I really like, that may go to my everyday playlist for years.
That's what happened with Orbital, even, I rarely listen them by now, my most loved album will be "In Sides", and, maybe, "In The Middle Of Nowhere". In Sides is just melodious, "In The Middle Of Nowhere" is a soft yet...
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