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[8 Jun 2009 | No Comment | 450 views]

The announcement just came at WWDC that the iPhone 3.0 software will be released on June 17, 2009. It will be free to all iPhone users, and iPod Touch users will be able to download the 3.0 software for $9.95. The iPhone 3.0 software will include more than 1,000 new API’s for developers to use.
The iPhone 3GS (the “S” stands for SPEED) was also anounced at WWDC today. The new 3GS will have a 3 megapixel autofocus camera, as well as a VIDEO camera (30fps VGA video camera with sound). …

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[4 Jun 2009 | One Comment | 107 views]

Wanting to know when the new iPhone 3.0 software will come out? I just got off the phone with an Apple iPhone support representative trying to troubleshoot a problem that I was having with restoring my iPhone. The support rep told me to expect the iPhone 3.0 software to come out within the next week. This would put the software release right in line with the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) which is June 8-12. I don’t know if it is true or not, but I had this conversation about …

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[29 Apr 2009 | 10 Comments | 37,473 views]

This is a guest post by Dayid http://dayid.org
There are better options to see your memory usage; however it seems `free` is more attune to creating the confusion I’m attempting to quell here. That said, see the Redhat docs about /proc/meminfo
Other commands to use to see memory usage

$ vmstat -aS M #see the “inactive” column for a rough “free” idea.

The real answer
There’s no reason to clear what’s in RAM until you need more space to write to it.

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[7 Mar 2009 | 13 Comments | 25,037 views]

Now that we have our LLMP Stack setup, we can setup our WordPress Blog. Because Lighttpd does not use a .htaccess file like Apache does, we need to create rewrite rules and put them in the Lighttpd configuration. These are the easiest rewrite rules out there as there is only one line.
All you have to do is add the following line to your vhost.
server.error-handler-404 = “/index.php”
So lets create our vhost. I prefer to create each vhost in a seperate file. We are going to create the vhost for chrisjohnston.org. To …

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[18 Jan 2009 | 2 Comments | 3,666 views]

Now that the Microsoft Windows 7 Beta has made it public, I have had a chance to install it. Here are the screenshots from the install that I did using Virtual Box on Ubuntu 8.10.

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[15 Jan 2009 | No Comment | 308 views]

Screenshots of Microsoft Office 14 Alpha have been leaked onto the internet. Office 14 will include: Access, Excel, Groove, InfoPath Designer, Infopath Filer, InterConnect, OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Publisher, SharePoint Designer, Visio, and Word.