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Archive for November, 2008

Mineral oil cooling

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

Pretty neat stuff! [youtube]PtufuXLvOok[/youtube] Wanna build it yourself? Go here.

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Developer’s birthday gift

Thursday, November 13th, 2008


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Give one, get one OLPC campaign reaches Europe

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Last year, also in November, the “Give one, Get one” charity action by One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) organization allowed people to donate one laptop to a child in a developing country, while getting at the same time one OLPC laptop. This year the initiative expands also to Europe. Amazon UK will be letting people [...]

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Linux speed up

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

There has been an interesting discussion in the kernel mailing list on a subject that even though is not new, it never hit the masses because of ignorance and misjudgment. After all, anyone setting up a Linux server probably already makes use of the noatime fstab option whenever possible. atime is the culprit of writing [...]

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Force .NET to run in 32-bit mode

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

I have recently installed 64-bit Vista on my computer and was trying to run Visual Studio project with dependency to some library that runs only in 32-bit mode – there was BadImageFormatException thrown at runtime. After calling Ldr64.exe from command prompt, everything was working fine: C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v2.0.50727\Ldr64.exe setwow Note: You have to run command prompt as [...]

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