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My new Debian Buster install notes

Some goto notes for installing Buster on my new T470… Quick BIOS tweak – disable UEFI secure boot – thats all I did here. Base…

Gnome 3 ctrl-alt-up/down key binding and Eclipse

A recent pain point after installing Ubuntu Gnome at work was the key binding for workspace switching up/down. I thought I should record this here…

UnixBench

A friend of mine wanted to see if his machine could beat the pants off my machine. I figured a pee-ing competition is always fun…

SOAP Response Codes

I recently had an issue where as a part of a SOAP fault response I wanted to return a HTML response code that better represented…

RIP Steve Jobs

RIP Steve Jobs

UUID and PostgreSQL

I often use UUID values as secondary identifiers for my domain objects. This is usually generated for my domain entity very simply as follows: java.util.UUID.randomUUID().toString();…

VirtualBox update woes

Not sure what happened here but upgrading from VirtualBox 3.x to 4.06 (with Oracle branding too – eek), killed a few of my VMs. First…

Apache 2.2.3-x with mod_jk

Running CentOS 5 on one of my personal (playpen) servers, i recently performed a simple yum update which brought in the package httpd-2.2.3-45.el5.centos.1.i386 and its…

Sign-Up and Login pages

Just read a great piece on login and sign-up page development. I have spent a ridiculous amount of time in the past on both of…

Favicon Builder

Recently fiddling with some favicon creation. I usually use The GIMP to do my image work including favicons but for whatever reason recently, one I…

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