A lot of people still use DSL to connect to the Internet, and most of these connections have a lower upstream bandwidth than their downstream. This can often cause latency for interactive low-bandwidth applications, like SSH and VoIP (SIP, Skype and Lync), when uploading large amounts of data because of
The default text console on Ubuntu 10.04 uses a graphical mode that uses a planar memory layout. Apparently this graphics mode is extremely hard to virtualize efficiently. Setting another (graphical) text mode that is fast, even on virtualized machines, is actually not that hard. You need to edit the
I was stumped why I couldn't run X11 software on my Ubuntu server installation and have it forwarded through my SSH connection to my desktop Windows machine running Xming. The solution was to install the xauth package from the Ubuntu repositories: $ sudo aptitude install xauth Apparently installing an X11 application
Install Ubuntu 8.04 server normally. I haven't tested it, but the desktop edition should also work, but remember to choose the right version of linux-restricted-modules for your setup and to remove the wifi interface from the NetworkManager setup. Login with your normal "admin" user. Get access to a root
First you need to follow the Catalyst tutorial and enable the authentication and session layers. After that you need to install these two CPAN modules: # cpan install Catalyst::Authentication::Credential::OpenID # cpan install Catalyst::Authentication::Store::DBIx::Class, After that you need to add the following to myapp.yml. authentication:
A very good article about ways to make Windows Vista perform better on borderline hardware. I decided to keep only these settings activated in visual effects. It gives a nice balance between speed in good looks. * Show preview and filters in folder * Show thumbnails instead of icons * Show window contents
Siste tilgjengeliggjøring om oppløsninger, nettleser og plattform. Kort summert: * 800x600 er ut (<1.6%), 1024x768 er det nye minimum. * Siste versjon av Opera, Safari og Firefox + MSIE6+7 er det vi nå ser ut til å trenge å støtte. * Ulike windows-plattformer har fremdeles 95% av markedet. Mac har 3.75%, det er kanskje verdt bryet med å ha god støtte for den plattformen.
This is a very good presentation about the needs to use progressive enhancement instead of graceful degradation in web applications. This way you cater to the baseline users first, and create more advanced user interfaces for those that use more advanced browsers. Absolutely worth a read to all web developers.
After installing Firebird 1.5 on Ubuntu Dapper I ran into a strang problem. I first installed firebird2-classic-server and everything worked. Then I installed firebird2-dev and suddenly I couldn't connect anymore to my database, not even locally as root. If the fixes in the article above doesn't help you, make