ubuntu 11.10 alt-tab crashes desktop, restart mandatory to fix

Hello there dear peeps, If you’re having the above-summarized problem, at your login screen (where you type your password), click the little cogs and choose ‘Ubuntu 2D’ from that list. Fancy window-switching looses all of its visual appeal, but at least you don’t have to restart 10 times a day because, omg, you pressed ALT+TAB. […]

Update: through the guts of the non-Apache stack

The Business It’s been some time since I wrote here; we’ve had a few setbacks with our chosen name. We were told we’d be facing some trademark litigation if we went forward with it, so dropping that premium domain name, finding the courage to spend money on another premium domain name again was a fairly […]

resize2fs – resize a live partition in linux (for use in AWS)

Hi there, You launched an instance on AWS with an EBS-backed storage. The AMI you used deployed a smaller volume than what you needed by default [insert many other reasons this might be the case], and so you need to resize it. Go to your AWS console. Find your instance under ‘Instances’. Stop your instance […]

auto-run phpunit on modified files, linux

watch -n 60 -d find <directory to look into> -mmin -1 -iname ‘”*.php”‘ -exec ‘phpunit –bootstrap=<directory to look into>/bootstrap.php {} \;’