Howto configure default git to work with Codaset | increase http.postBuffer var

Hi every one. I had problem, trying to commit changes to my repo, hosted at http://codaset.com/. The problem was as follows:

 

Howto symlink Apache to folder in /home/user directory in Ubuntu - the simple way!

Here is a simple way to achieve this goal.

enable the apache userdir module.
sudo  a2enmod userdir

this will enable apache userdir module. Now you can put the contents of website in ~/www/ or whatever inside your home directory.

Note: The default folder is ~/public_html

How should I get started with programming? Which language should I learn first?

I get these questions frequently. Keep in mind that I only “got started” programming once, and that was a very long time ago during which I was primarily thinking about which girls I liked (since I was 13 years old). But here’s how I think it works, especially for adults coming to programming for the first time:
The best way to get started is to rethink the question to be more pragmatic:
What do you want to make first?
Be specific. The answer isn’t “iPhone apps” or “websites”.

Hackers turn back the clock with Telnet attacks

A new report from Akamai Technologies shows that hackers appear to be increasingly using the Telnet remote access protocol to attack corporate servers over mobile networks.

Akamai, which specializes in managing content and Web traffic, issues quarterly reports on Internet traffic trends. The latest report, which covers the third quarter of 2010, shows that 10 percent of attacks that came from mobile networks are directed at Port 23, which Telnet uses. That marks a somewhat unusual spike for the aging protocol.

12 "White Hat" hackers you should know

Firefox vs. Chrome - the final

It actually sounds like something from a sci-fi flick, The Browser Wars", but it is not. It is a very real fight and until recently the top contenders were Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari, with Firefox clearly being the better program. That was until Google threw its hat in the ring. Now it goes without saying that the true fight has begun between Firefox and Google Chrome. If you are interested in how they stack up against each other read on.

Programming is not a craft

 

Software Craftsmanship risks putting the software at the centre rather than the benefit the software is supposed to deliver, mostly because we are romantics with big egos. Programming is about automating work like crunching data, processing and presenting information, or controlling and automating machines.

Howto setup Chromium to open torrent files with specific application/client without GNOME or KDE on gentoo linux

If you use fluxbox or some other lightweight window manager you probably wanna know howto set up the correct file associations to be able to open torrent files with the correct client. The easiest way is to use xdg-mime.

Xdg-mime is a tool for getting, setting file permissions ... you can get the current program associated with *.torrent files by typing; 

xdg-mime query default application/x-bittorrent

The idea of the idea

How do you come up with an idea? That's a question I have often been asked by those outside the so-called creative world.

To be honest, I don't think I have ever come up with one. As far as I can recall, ideas have always come to me. In my opinion, ideas are free-floating bodies in the ether space and one's sensibilities are the receiver -- the sharper the receiver, the easier it is for ideas to get attracted.

Who said there're no viruses on Linux ???

We recently gave you a brief history of viruses on the Mac and as requested by a user we wanted to give you a history of viruses on Linux. Given the tight security integrated into Linux, it is difficult to take advantage of a vulnerability on the computer, but some programmers have found ways around the security measures. There are several free options for anti-virus on Linux that you really should use, even if it isn't always running - a weekly or monthly scan doesn't hurt. Free anti-virus solutions include: ClamAV, AVG, Avast and F-Prot.

1996:

OMG - WikiLeaked Diplomatic Cables Confirm China’s Politburo Was Behind Google Hacking Incident

Details about the U.S. State Department cables obtained by WikiLeaks are starting to come out. Although WikiLeaks itself may be under a denial of service attack, it provided several newspapers around the world acces to the raw documents it is preparing to release later today. The New York Times just posted it’s first article summarizing the contents of the cables and highlighting the most newsworthy ones.

 

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