Firebird News

Friday, June 30, 2006

How to Disable Socket Pooling in IIS5

[And install Apache2.2 server on port 80 on one or many ips that you free this way]

Read more at support.microsoft.com/k...

mac osx port of the lazarus (delphi like) IDE

[mac osx shot of the lazarus IDE ]

Read more at www.lazarus.freepascal....

How to Run the Cell Broadband Engine SDK Simulator on Ubuntu

[Ed: at last!, i don't run fedora , my main machines are debian or ubuntu based , pearpc seems to be broken and doesn't boot any of the debian/ubuntu PPC images, so i have to try the CELL emulator ]


Get an early peak at the Cell Processor and how it works, by running the simulator on Ubuntu. Officially the sim is meant to run on Fedora, but this opens up the experience for Debian-based people.

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Pascal is an Dead language. Let's drop it.

[Object Pascal still has it's places , i wish someone did something like PHP for the web with OO-pascal syntax]

Read more at thread.gmane.org/gmane....

Thursday, June 29, 2006

learn japanise or ...

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microsoft warning : please look under your wheels

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born stupid t-shirt idea
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pirated music sounds better

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HP d325 and ubuntu

[my b0rkstati0n - died with bad caps syndrome so i had to move my drives into an hp d325 unit , all great except the nic :3Com 3C920B-EMB , i looked in the drivers area ls /lib/modules/2.6.15-20-k7/kernel/drivers/net/ and there was no such thing ,added an old realtek nic then i searched over the net so here is the solution modprobe 3c59x (yah that is the name of the driver )

Read more at h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc...

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

How Apple and Microsoft are advancing desktop Linux

[thank you apple , thank you microsoft]

Read more at www.desktoplinux.com/ne...

IBPhoenix is pleased to introduce you a Firebird Mandriva VMware machine

This virtual machine is made with : Mandriva Corporate Server 4 beta 3 , Firebird 2 RC2 Classic Server , Python and PHP5 drivers , Flamerobin and IbWebadmin (Two administration tools)


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Monday, June 26, 2006

Fabiwan Kenobi's - extensions

[i have read arund the nvu forums : eleanora wrote :"I [read] Daniel Glazman and his team is working on a new Composer, an NVU2 but it will take its time.In the meantime I recommend the [extensions] of kaze. They are a great improvement to NVU and I hope kaze doesn't stop working on them. He is doing a great job."]

Read more at fabiwan.kenobi.free.fr/

Blog Network Watch: Interview with Heather Snodgrass of [decentcontent]

[Someone is using NVU web editor ]

Read more at www.blognetworkwatch.co...

IBM and Georgia Tech break silicon speed record

[hello ibm could you make an xvid or an ogg movie , thank you - yes for penguins ]

Read more at www-03.ibm.com/technolo...

podcast - Ubuntu

[i didn't knew there is an ubuntu podcast , time to listen]

Read more at wiki.ubuntu.com/podcast

Friday, June 23, 2006

Schneier on Security: Greek Wiretapping Scandal

[Today in Geece , tomorrow in Romania ...or the blue eyes boyes listen already to our cells ]

Read more at www.schneier.com/blog/a...

Battle Map against monopoly

[battle against evil empire ...the problem is bill gates is gone ]

Read more at robert.accettura.com/ar...

unix - time to study

[time to study loonix .... relax]

Read more at xs102.xs.to/xs102/06255...

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Tim Bray to Ditch Apple Platform, Go Linux

"But you know what? I think that if the GNU/Linux/Solaris community can sustain its current level of energy and progress, and if Apple maintains its dysfunctional communications culture, there are going to be better choices just not for me, but for a lot of other people too."

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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

catchpa for phpbb2

good catchpa for phpbb2 (seems that one that comes with phpbb2 is weak)

http://www.kessels.com/captcha/

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

installing shorwall firewall on debian stable server
(with no Local Private net , is just an hosting server with one eth0 connection to the net)

apt-get install shorewall

# vi /etc/default/shorewall

Now simply change

startup = 0

to

startup = 1

save, and exit.
vi /etc/shorewall/zones

#ZONE DISPLAY COMMENTS
net Net Internet


vi /etc/shorewall/interfaces
net eth0 detect routefilter,norfc1918,logmartians,nosmurfs,tcpflags,blacklist


vi /etc/shorewall/policy
fw net ACCEPT
net all DROP info
# The FOLLOWING POLICY MUST BE LAST
all all REJECT info

vi /etc/shorwall/rules
ACCEPT net fw icmp 8
ACCEPT fw net icmp
ACCEPT net fw tcp ssh www

recheck the configuration files
cat
/etc/shorwall/rules
cat
/etc/shorewall/policy
cat /etc/shorewall/interfaces

shorewall check

then try to login with ssh from outside
then scan yourself with nmap scanner (from an outside site)
nmap -v -Ss 192.x.x.x




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SCSharp - Trac

[starcraft rewritten in mono/c#]

Read more at scsharp.org/wiki

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

sauerbraten new release (ubuntu dapper howt)

wget http://puzzle.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/sauerbraten/sauerbraten_2006_06_11_sp_edition_linux.tar.gz
sudo apt-get install libsdl-image1.2 libsdl-mixer1.2

tar zxvf sauerbraten_2006_06_11_sp_edition_linux.tar.gz
cd sauerbraten
/sauerbraten_unix

Monday, June 12, 2006

DVDs/ubuntu/6.06/release - now you can download

[Here is the dvd release of dapper]

Read more at mirror.mcs.anl.gov/pub/...

Switching Back to Desktop Linux - from apple

[Yet another switcher to linux - from apple's osx]

Read more at www.linuxdevcenter.com/...

Friday, June 09, 2006

rack-soft.com called me (they have spotted on the myjob.ro)
they need some c++/linux programmers

Thursday, June 08, 2006

Writing Perl Modules for CPAN

[free book for perl programmers]

Read more at apress.com/free/

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Dedibuntu - dedicated ubuntu server @30 euro

[what is interesting is they give you an full debian/ubuntu os on one 2Ghz epia based server , not bad in my opinion]

Read more at www.dedibox.fr/index.ph...

Seth's Blog: How to get traffic for your blog

[some tips for bloggers ]

Read more at sethgodin.typepad.com/s...

Lazarus ide ported to GTK2

[Here is the blog post and screen shot]

Read more at permalink.gmane.org/gma...

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Bye, Apple [dive into mark]

[comment of the day “Ubuntu is the ancient African word for ‘I’m sick of compiling Gentoo.’” ]

Read more at diveintomark.org/archiv...

Monday, June 05, 2006

quad opteron ? - at Layeredtech hoster

[quad opteron at an good price vs some xeon servers (at thousands of dollars)

Here it is: an quad opteron (2X dual core opteron = 4 X processors) that can be used as starting point for an production server * 4 x AMD Opteron w/1MB L2 cache (2x Dual core Opteron 265) * 2 x 250GB IDE Hard Drive * 4096MB ECC DDR RAM (add 75$ for extra 2GB) * Bandwidth: 1000GB ]

Read more at layer0.layeredtech.com/...

Why You Shall NEVER Blog

[top reasons why you shall never blog]

Read more at www.cabochon.com/%7Este...

· Prodigy - "Voodoo People (Pendulum Remix)"

[i like the new re-mix and video ]

You can watch it with vlcplayer

Saturday, June 03, 2006

PHP: feof - and infinite loop

you can avoid the infinite loop and filling the error logs by an simple if statement in php Here is the example

$handle = fopen("http://xml.weather.yahoo.com/forecastrss?p=AYXX0008&u=f", "r");

$xml = "";

if ($handle) {

while (!feof($handle))

{

$xml .= fread($handle, 128);

}

fclose($handle);

}

Read more at ro.php.net/manual/en/fu...

Friday, June 02, 2006

future amd roadmap

[very interesting things , i like an 4x4 workstation thank you - that means 4 core based workstation ]

Read more at www.endorion.com/2006_A...

Why Linux is better - site of the day

[what can i add - i know all the answers , do you ?]

Read more at www.whylinuxisbetter.ne...