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Technologies

Converting from mbox to maildir, procmail to deliver+dovecot+sieve

I’ve been wanting to do this for a while, but too busy, too lazy and finally too worry that I might lose my mail archive…. etc…etc…etc.. Over last weekend, I bit the bullet and did it.  Partly because my DSL line was down, so there was no network activities, no mail, so might as well…

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Updates on ODV

2/26/10 Walmart to acquire VUDU This is so funny.  All of a sudden I got a bunch of IM pings and email from ex-VUDU people asking me if I had heard about “it” yet….  What was “it”? That turned out to be the BIG news that Walmart is buying VUDU, lock, stock and barrel!  I…

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Linux based Multimedia Live CD/USB distros

I am collecting links to Linux based Multimedia Live CD/USB distros. GeeXboX dyne:bolic ArtistX Amarok Live LiMP Mediainlinux Apodio

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recover / reset lost posgres password

I am a long time MySQL user, so Postgres administration is unfamiliar to me.  I did used Postgres a long time ago… when I first started my web hosting company, but back then (early 90’s), Postgres was young and not suited for our needs.  Discovered MySQL and never looked back. Yeah, yeah, stop with the…

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Monitoring Java programs

It’s harder than it look, or perhaps I am just making it harder than it really is.  Anyway, I have needs to monitory performance of java based applications. There are actually two types (to me) of Java apps.  There is the standalone apps that you run on your workstation (Eclipse, I count embedded web applets…

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SOHO NAS hacking paradise

I stumbled onto the Intel SS4200, which is intended as a SOHO platform for NAS.  Essentially it’s a small form factor PC, based on 1.6Ghz Celeron, 4 hot swap SATA drives, to be use as a home office NAS. Turn out lots of other companies OEM this box (Fujitsu Siemens Scaleo is one). Based on…

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VUDU partnered with Entone

VUDU Goes Box-free for Entone LA Time – VUDU and Entone team up… Heh, that mean they (both of ’em) are still alive. That’s because they are doing something to stay above the tide of competition. I’ve always thought that VUDU can’t survive on their own.  They need to partner with someone else, but it…

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