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 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 ...

The Site With The LAMP ยป About the site with the LAMP

June 11, 2014, 2:06 a.m.

About the site with the LAMP The site is mostly about Linux, Apache,mySQL and PHP and related technologies. It was started in 2000 and except for bursts of activity now and then, it has mostly been forgotten. The site is  also the home of several open source projects including Mega Upload, ...

NDB Queries

June 1, 2014, 11:39 p.m. GAE , NDB ,

Google App Engine's NDB is what's being used as the storage backend for this blog. In the process of writing the (python) code I made an interesting discovery how it uses indexes. First we will consider a query on one of the wordpress tables in a mysql database.   explain select * from ...


May 30, 2014, 1:32 a.m.

Applet calling javascript methods.

May 29, 2014, 4:55 a.m.

Java - Javascript interaction

May 29, 2014, 4:46 a.m.

Flipped the switch.

May 29, 2014, 1:32 a.m. Jekyll , Ruby , GAE , Python , Django

Finally. Wordpress has been switched off, as I have threatened to do so many times before. This blog post is being written with the aid of a home made blogging system running on Google App Engine (python). The data is stored in NDB and the editor is CKeditor, and the comments are powered by Disqus. ...

FTP :: CWD :: Change Working Directory

May 27, 2014, 4:42 a.m.

Javascript and Applet interaction

May 25, 2014, 1:45 a.m.

PHP File System Functions and the HTTP wrapper

May 21, 2014, 10:23 p.m.