Category Archives: Linux/Unix

XML Boiler project reached an important milestone

XML Boiler project reached an important milestone: To make the first release it remains to debug it. (Also need to create particular XML processing scripts to make it useful.) XML Boiler is the implementation of my¬†Automatic transformation of XML namespaces … Continue reading

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Library to spawn a process with given input and receive its output

I have created a C library¬†to span a process with given input and receive its output. One cannot just write to stdin of a process and then read its stdout through pipes, because this way it may lead to a … Continue reading

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Why Linux is better than Windows

One man asked me: I have heard of Ubuntu Linux, but have never seriously considered using it. What makes it “good”? Here is my reply (not aspiring for completeness, Linux has other advantages also): I could say that the “main” … Continue reading

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VPS for an unbelievably low price

Today I have moved all my Web sites from an old VPS hosting to Digital Ocean VPS hosting. Their prices start from unbelievable $5 per month for a server with 20GB SSD disk. I myself use the 2GB RAM, 40GB … Continue reading

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The driver by Innova is broken

I recently bought an UPS by the Innova company. On the box it was written “Linux”. I opened the box and got a CD disk. On the CD was the folder “linux”. In the folder was some old broken version … Continue reading

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“The Machine” and operating system

I’ve said earlier, that Linux would be inefficient with The Machine computer architecture, because its different memory model. Thus, as I said earlier, The Machine requires development of a radically new operating system, not just an adaptation of Linux. I … Continue reading

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Preserve old /etc/mysql/debian.cnf when copying /etc to an other computer

I’ve copied my /var/www, MySQL database, and /etc from a sever to an other server. After this I found that my MySQL does not work anymore. The reason for the trouble was that /etc/mysql/debian.cnf contains (twice) an auto-generated password for … Continue reading

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