Happiness

Health 1. Drink plenty of water. 2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a  beggar. 3. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food  that is manufactured in plants.. 4. Live with the 3 E’s — Energy, Enthusiasm and Empathy 5. Make time toContinue reading

Regular Expression

Previously we have an example on regular expression, but It doesn’t shows the power of square brackets ( [ ] ) Let say you want to search for string fprintf, vprintf and sprintf using grep, usually what you do is egrep “fprintf|vprintf|sprintf” *.c You may be ask why don’t just uses the word “printf”? IfContinue reading

No More Promises

I will never again buy a RAID Controller card from Promise again! They claimed to support GNU/Linux, and they don’t. They said they didn’t have drivers for Windows 7, and then suddenly they magically appear on their Downloads page. We weren’t even notified. I’m going to go with mdadm and try my luck with softwareContinue reading

OGG Vorbis vs. MP3

I just ripped some of my CD’s to MP3, but I was just curious what OGG would do for me. I had never actually compared the two encoding formats, side-by-side, but today, I was simply stunned. A song compressed with MP3 (VBR 128Kbps Normal Quality) was around 5.1 – 5.8 MB. It sounded good, butContinue reading

Google public DNS servers launched

Today, Google has announced the launch of their free DNS resolution service. Many ISPs and 3rd party provider such as OpenDNS snoops around or send traffic to ad servers. However, Google promises not to play with end users and send the exact response his or her computer expects without performing any blocking, filtering, or redirectionContinue reading