the printtool process on my Mac OS X Lion MacBook goes wild – related to my “Samsung SCX-4623F” MFP

“Killing” the printtool process itself doesn’t help, because it gets restarted and shows the same problem again: eating up CPU resources. The device is an MFP, i.e. it’s also a scanner, and what seems to help me here, is to “kill” the “Smart Panel” (AKA SPanel) process. I couldn’t find a recent driver update on… Continue reading the printtool process on my Mac OS X Lion MacBook goes wild – related to my “Samsung SCX-4623F” MFP

O’Reilly Media book: LPIC-2 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide

http://shop.oreilly.com/product/9781118000151.do: The first book to cover the LPIC-2 certification Linux allows developers to update source code freely, making it an excellent, low-cost, secure alternative to alternate, more expensive operating systems. It is for this reason that the demand for IT professionals to have an LPI certification is so strong. This study guide provides unparalleled coverage… Continue reading O’Reilly Media book: LPIC-2 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide

o’Reilly Media book: Database Design and Relational Theory – Normals Forms and All That Jazz

Database Design and Relational Theory: Because databases often stay in production for decades, careful design is critical to making the database serve the needs of your users over years, and to avoid subtle errors or performance problems. In this book, CJ Date, a leading exponent of relational databases, lays out the principles of good database… Continue reading o’Reilly Media book: Database Design and Relational Theory – Normals Forms and All That Jazz