Monthly Archives: January 2007

FreeBSD: Updating ports with Git

About a month ago I installed ModularXorg, which required the use of the Experimental Git Repository. Git is a repository system similar to svn and cvs. It was initially developed by Linus Torvalds, but is now maintained by Junico C … Continue reading

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Oracle: How to get the Schema size

From time to time, you may want to know the size of your schema in Oracle. The following will display the size of the schema DB_USER_SCHEMA in Megabytes. First, connect to the oracle Instance and execute the sql query. swinful$> … Continue reading

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The Future of Touch Screens

You are going to to like this one. Large multi-touch displays enable two or more fingers to tap and trace on a surface. When combined with software, these screens could allow large-scale collaboration among many people. Credit: Jefferson Y. Han … Continue reading

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Sybase: There is no valid license for ASE server product

The Sybase server needs to be restarted. The last time it restarted, the logs showed kernel Warning: There is no valid license for ASE server product. Server is booting with all the option features disabled. … Configuration parameter ‘enable DTM’ … Continue reading

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FreeBSD: Importing Images with a Canon S3IS using gphoto2

swinful@thinkpad> gphoto2 –version gphoto2 2.3.1 Copyright (c) 2000-2006 Lutz Mueller and others gphoto2 comes with NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law. You may redistribute copies of gphoto2 under the terms of the GNU General Public License. For more … Continue reading

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