SSH banners are easy to suppress by editing ~/.ssh/config (create it if it doesn’t exist) and adding this line: LogLevel quiet Now when I work with CVS over SSH things will be more peaceful.
Earlier this week I put together a new computer for myself with parts bought from newegg. Building a computer really isn’t that difficult. As Jeff Atwood explains, “If you can put together a LEGO kit, you can put together a PC from parts.” Choosing the parts that will fit into your budget can be time… Read More »
Last night I released a trigger for Hudson that allows a build to be triggered when Hudson first starts up. While I don’t have any use for it, it was created in response to HUDSON-3669. Hopefully someone will be able to make good use of it.
It’s that time of the year again, the Wikimedia Foundation (best known for Wikipedia) is raising funds. I do question the wisdom of raising money during Christmas time – perhaps it works well? So what does donations to the Wikimedia Foundation go toward? Let’s take a quick peak at the FAQ: To people and technology.… Read More »
While trying to get IEs4Linux installed (Why not call it ie4linux instead?), I ran into some issues with the latest Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala. The program ‘ies4linux-gtk.py’ received an X Window System error. This probably reflects a bug in the program. The error was ‘RenderBadPicture (invalid Picture parameter)’. (Details: serial 5546 error_code 158 request_code 148… Read More »
Here are my slides for the OKC Java User Group lightning talks tomorrow on Google App Engine. Enjoy!
Forget “PC load letter“, WTF is this supposed to mean? “NeverErr”. Are you sure about that? If you’re curious, this is the Lexmark X5470 all-in-one printer. If you’re looking for a solution, I hard reset (unplugged) the printer.
As you might have heard, Google Voice now allows you to use your own existing phone number with their service. Nice, but you will lose some features otherwise available to you. While I have given out all of my Google Wave invites, I happen to have some Google Voice invites I can give out. Leave… Read More »
Link roundups are legitimate blog posts, right? It doesn’t matter because I’m going to post it anyhow. We’ll start with programming-related topics: Michael Nachbaur writes about automating iPhone app builds with Hudson. Of course this idea is particularly appealing to me since I love teh Hudson (even when it gives me fits ). The guys… Read More »
By default the Google Wave interface in Firefox on a PC has a lot of thrown at you. I was curious how the service looked on a small device, in this case, an iPhone. First thing out the gate was not reassuring. Yes, it’s a dreaded “unsupported browser” message: From Google Wave on the iPhone… Read More »