dpk-query: why are certain packages being shown as “un … (no description available)”?

Solution: Some other package depends on this package, but only optionally resp. as an alternative; of the alternatives … one is indeed installed, but not this one, but still this is gets listed. This is how the package first showed up: $ dpkg-query –list foo… Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/… |/ Err?=(none)/… ||/ Name Version Architecture Description… Continue reading dpk-query: why are certain packages being shown as “un … (no description available)”?

SQLite vs Oracle SQL Developer – nope?!?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SQLite https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oracle_SQL_Developer http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/developer-tools/sql-developer/thirdparty-095608.html http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/migration/omwb-getstarted-093461.html https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1525444/how-to-connect-sqlite-with-java https://bitbucket.org/xerial/sqlite-jdbc/downloads/ (Looks like) SQL Developer is no longer able to interface with as many RDBMSs as explained in its list. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_database_tools

in the middle of upgrading a WordPress plugin I exceeded my disk quota and I only saw “HTTP ERROR 500” from then on

Before I started upgrading that WordPress plugin I did not actually notice, that I exceeded my disk quota. Well, sh*t happens. Once I was able to think clearly again, I wondered which files I could easily get rid of. WordPress backups. I saved my (recent) WordPress backups over to my NAS immediately (I do have… Continue reading in the middle of upgrading a WordPress plugin I exceeded my disk quota and I only saw “HTTP ERROR 500” from then on

“Oracle Instant Client” for Linux x86-64 (RPM) – why not “*.so.X.2”?

Why is this: 10.2.0.5 (why not “.so.10.2“?): ./usr/lib/oracle/10.2.0.5/client64/lib/libocci.so.10.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/10.2.0.5/client64/lib/libclntsh.so.10.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/10.2.0.5/client64/lib/libclntsh.so -> libclntsh.so.10.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/10.2.0.5/client64/lib/libocci.so -> libocci.so.10.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/10.2.0.5/client/lib/libsqora.so.10.1 11.2.0.2.0 (why not “.so.11.2“?): ./usr/lib/oracle/11.2/client64/lib/libocci.so.11.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/11.2/client64/lib/libclntsh.so.11.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/11.2/client64/lib/libclntsh.so -> libclntsh.so.11.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/11.2/client64/lib/libocci.so -> libocci.so.11.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/11.2/client64/lib/libsqora.so.11.1 11.2.0.4.0 (why not “.so.11.2“?): ./usr/lib/oracle/11.2/client64/lib/libocci.so.11.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/11.2/client64/lib/libclntsh.so.11.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/11.2/client64/lib/libclntsh.so -> libclntsh.so.11.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/11.2/client64/lib/libocci.so -> libocci.so.11.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/11.2/client64/lib/libsqora.so.11.1 12.2.0.1.0 (why not “.so.12.2“?): ./usr/lib/oracle/12.2/client64/lib/libocci.so.12.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/12.2/client64/lib/libclntshcore.so.12.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/12.2/client64/lib/libclntsh.so.12.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/12.2/client64/lib/libclntshcore.so -> libclntshcore.so.12.1 ./usr/lib/oracle/12.2/client64/lib/libclntsh.so -> libclntsh.so.12.1… Continue reading “Oracle Instant Client” for Linux x86-64 (RPM) – why not “*.so.X.2”?