raditha.com, The Site With The LAMP is dedicated to Linux, Apache, Mysql and Python (formerly PHP). It's the work of Raditha Dissanayake, who has an affinity for these technologies as well as several other non redmond technologies such as Java
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Making inroads into city traffic

April 24, 2015, 4:41 a.m. carpool , sri lanka , roadlk

Making inroads into city traffic, that was the title of a Sunday Times article nearly two months ago. Why the hell am I writing about it now? I am a firm believer of the old adage better late than never. And I do have a very good excuse, I was kept really busy by the carpool project which is what th ...

Dell B1160 'Held'

Aug. 13, 2014, 11:39 p.m. dell , linux , printer , hp , cups

TL;DR If you find that your B1160 jobs are being marked as 'held' in the printer status applet instead of being sent to the printer, you need to add your printer to CUPS after you have installed the Dell unified printer driver.   I hardly print anything at all so when my ancient HP p110 ...

R In 24 Hours

Aug. 7, 2014, 1:58 a.m. R , coursera

I had prevously made a couple of half hearted attempts to learn the R language without much progress. Then inspired by my own Python in 24 hours and Ruby in 24 hours efforts, I decided to go on a crash course in R today. My interest in R is mostly because we have a lot data at road.lk that I would l ...

ISC on Linux

July 20, 2014, 5:28 a.m. Scrabble , ISC , wordbuff , java

Internet Scrabble Club is the cool place to play scrabble online. Some of the world's top players hang around at the ISC. Play online doesn't mean you can play with the browser, rather you need to download and install one of their clients. Fortunately they have clients available for Linux, M ...