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Forum: Web Development 05-27-2015
1,316
Posted By figaro
Of course you can always use Google: ...
Of course you can always use Google:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_content_management_systems

Are you familiar with any CMS? This matters, because understanding the technical limitations...
Forum: Open Source 03-16-2015
3,365
Posted By figaro
Google Code no longer supported at start of 2016
As per the following announcement: ​Google Open Source Blog: Bidding farewell to Google Code (http://google-opensource.blogspot.nl/2015/03/farewell-to-google-code.html)

A lot of open source...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 12-01-2014
4,497
Posted By figaro
There is a related thread in this subforum: ...
There is a related thread in this subforum:
https://www.unix.com/what-is-on-your-mind-/141344-how-can-we-increase-size-our-community.html
Whatever solution is put in place, I think it should be...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 12-21-2013
2,063
Posted By figaro
A recent talk from Mikko Hypponen on the safety...
A recent talk from Mikko Hypponen on the safety of the net in the context of government sponsored online spying initiatives:
Mikko Hypponen: How the NSA betrayed the world's trust -- time to act |...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 10-08-2013
1,089
Posted By figaro
The Human Brain project
A global group of scientists are spending the next ten years and a billion dollars to try and develop a computer simulation of the brain:

https://www.humanbrainproject.eu/

I always found it...
Forum: Web Development 11-03-2013
1,791
Posted By figaro
That changes the outlook entirely. Have you...
That changes the outlook entirely. Have you looked into Content management systems? Most run on MySQL and are open source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_content_management_systems
Forum: Programming 09-12-2013
975
Posted By figaro
It is good practice to distinguish between errors...
It is good practice to distinguish between errors and warnings.
Errors are situations where - even if the program manages to continue - the results are unreliable if not unusable. You need to have...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 09-03-2013
1,584
Posted By figaro
What is your favorite TED talk?
The TED talk (Technology Entertainment Design) non-profit initiative started many years ago as a platform for sharing knowledge to a wide audience. Since 2006 the talks are available online under a...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 06-23-2013
1,205
Posted By figaro
What would Johnny do?
This year is the 110th birthyear of John von Neumann (born "Neumann Janos"). Interestingly, despite his achievements, both in number and in profoundness, he is hardly known among the general public....
1,227
Posted By figaro
You are asking two questions: (1) how does the...
You are asking two questions: (1) how does the algorithm work and (2) how to implement it in awk.
As regards the first question, it seems you have copied the code from page 9 of the pdf attachment...
9,033
Posted By figaro
MySQL dropped in favor of MariaDB
Fedora and openSUSE will replace MySQL with MariaDB:
Oracle who? Fedora & openSUSE will replace MySQL with MariaDB | ZDNet...
6,055
Posted By figaro
Alternative button for code tags
I am aware of the many issues surrounding posters not using code tags around code or data. Could we somewhat alleviate this issue by having a better icon that shows more clearly its function?
Forum: Web Development 06-30-2012
2,760
Posted By figaro
You can edit the php code any way you like, but...
You can edit the php code any way you like, but with a CMS you are more likely to design pages and add content, rather than programming, simply because CMSes are designed to be out of the box...
1,885
Posted By figaro
Are you saying that if "big dog" appears 3 times...
Are you saying that if "big dog" appears 3 times or more in a given piece of text, it should return the number of occurrences, whereby the user provides the search word, in your example "dog"?
You...
Forum: Programming 05-07-2012
4,708
Posted By figaro
It depends a little bit on your source system, is...
It depends a little bit on your source system, is it safe to assume you have gcc? The best way to start learning is to work through some online examples.
If you must, then the following books will...
1,832
Posted By figaro
If you have a CD at hand with the FreeBSD 8.x iso...
If you have a CD at hand with the FreeBSD 8.x iso installed on it, and start up the computer with the CD inserted, then the boot loader program will at some point show screens like shown on this...
Forum: Hardware 11-26-2011
7,398
Posted By figaro
In FreeBSD the vast majority can be found with...
In FreeBSD the vast majority can be found with the following commands:
sysctl
dmesg
uname
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 11-12-2011
20,440
Posted By figaro
There was an initiative to restyle the forum, but...
There was an initiative to restyle the forum, but was never implemented fully. The site is starting to look from the latter years of the noughts. Perhaps also a handheld friendly version?
Forum: Linux 05-07-2011
2,276
Posted By figaro
Puppy Linux would be my first port of call. About...
Puppy Linux would be my first port of call. About 100MB is tiny enough?
Forum: UNIX and Linux Applications 06-01-2010
10,257
Posted By figaro
What comes to mind are some Perl modules: The...
What comes to mind are some Perl modules: The CPAN Search Site - search.cpan.org (http://search.cpan.org/search?query=xls&mode=all)
The tools that you mention seem somewhat resource intensive and...
Forum: What is on Your Mind? 04-05-2011
3,583
Posted By figaro
Link inaccessible.
Link inaccessible.
Forum: AIX 04-02-2011
4,799
Posted By figaro
Probably you are referring to this: Basic...
Probably you are referring to this: Basic Operating System | Download Basic Operating System software for free at SourceForge.net (http://sourceforge.net/projects/bos/)
Forum: Programming 12-08-2010
1,852
Posted By figaro
It is best to start with sqlite, which can be...
It is best to start with sqlite, which can be found here: SQLite Download Page (http://www.sqlite.org/download.html)
9,765
Posted By figaro
SOLVED: The equal sign (=) should be removed....
SOLVED:
The equal sign (=) should be removed. The command now is:
alias da 'dmesg | grep da | grep MB'
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