purchased my 1st “Raspberry Pi” “Model B” last (Friday) night

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raspberry_Pi Conrad @ Berlin, Schöneberg [link] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debian_Wheezy http://www.raspberrypi.org/ I found a cooperative employee at the Conrad branch, who got me all the things I needed, including Wheezy on an SD card. But I didn’t know, how and which monitor I would attach, so that’s what I have to solve on my 2nd related visit at… Continue reading purchased my 1st “Raspberry Pi” “Model B” last (Friday) night

what a nice comparison of build tools: Make, Rake, Ant, Gradle

http://hyperpolyglot.org/build Includes a table listing all their features and showing how the others deal with it. Make allows you to insert a dash between the tab and before the statement in order to ignore that statement’s exit code. The other build tools do not have that feature.

AIX moans: “Cannot open or remove a file containing a running program”

http://www.linuxmisc.com/11-unix-aix/994cba5a5792b68b.htm I came across this phenomenon in various contexts on AIX.  It really sounds like “text file busy” from the old Unix days. Looks like the guys who misuse this error message for there miserable situations actually mean “cannot open or remove a file“. I call this capturing. Looks like some variants of the “copy” utility… Continue reading AIX moans: “Cannot open or remove a file containing a running program”

last night’s online e-book purchases through o’Reilly Media

PacktPub–Instant_Nokogiri.20130826122153.pdf (ruby xml) TidBITS–Take_Control_of_Your_Online_Privacy.20130827161623.pdf nostarch–Book_of_GIMP.20130128094115.pdf nostarch–Perl_One_Liners.20131101112448.pdf (perl) rockynook–Testing_Cloud_Services.20130826101828.pdf (testing)

Mavericks disorders the windows within my “desktops”

That’s rather bad with my long running applications like the Chromium browser or my virtual machines running within VirtualBox. I have to stop the browser or even VirtualBox itself. And just a few minutes “ago”, VirtualBox even aborted abruptly without saving the states of the virtual machines. I hate that.