You didn’t make it to this year’s Xen Project User Summit in New York City? Or you didn’t catch all the sessions you wanted to see because of scheduling conflicts (it happens when you have too much of a good thing…)? Don’t fret; you can catch up on the action on a computer, tablet, or phone near you!
On one of my personal laptops (Dell Inspiron 17R), my attempts at using the function key combinations to change the brightness did not yield any results on Fedora 20, Linux Mint 17, or Ubuntu 14.10. The LCD brightness was stuck at "can barely see, but must conserve battery because I'm stuck on an island mode" (not a real setting, but might as well be).
The system has an integrated Intel graphics card, and if you're not sure what your system has you can check it here:
Run the command below in terminal to know what video card is used for the backlight/brightness:
The Web Server Gateway Interface (WSGI) is a standardized interface
between web servers and Python web frameworks or applications. Many
frameworks including Django support WSGI.
This post is a brief how-to about configuring Apache's mod_wsgi
with Python's cx_Oracle driver for Oracle Database. The steps are for
Getting your storage repositories right is one of the more important aspects of planning and deploying Oracle VM. Throwing everything into one or two different storage repositories is not very robust nor is it conducive to backups, routine maintenance, high availability or disaster recovery. Conversely, allocating a storage repository for each individual Oracle VM guest is not scalable or practical.
This article discusses hard disk data recovery on Linux using dd and fdisk.
I recently left for a trip to South America, and took my trusty Intenso 320GB external drive with. Well aware that I’ve dropped it a couple too many times and that it was beginning to click more and more often during regular usage, I took a full backup before leaving. There’s nothing critical on the drive that I don’t have additional copies of elsewhere, however losing it would be a pain.
Google has released its new standalone messaging app for Android. Messenger from Google is a communications app that helps users send/receive SMS and MMS messages to/from any phone.
Historically, the rsyslog source tree contains a lot of seldomly-used and exotic modules. Some of them even don't work at the moment. I kept them inside the tree so that they could serve as a sample for folks trying a similar things. However, there has been discussion on the rsyslog mailing list that all of this clutters up rsyslog and makes it a bit hard to understand which modules are well maintained, which are not, and which actually do not work or just serve an exotic border case.