Does this sound familiar to you? Your Linux box has plenty of memory, but the kernel “oom-killer” keeps getting triggered and killing processes. The stack trace logged by the kernel shows that out_of_memory was triggered inside _do_fork (for me, it was mysqld forks that were triggering the problem; though I’d been running mysqld on my… Read More »
If you’ve always wanted the Bluetooth headset you use on Linux to switch from high-fidelity (A2DP) to HSP/HFP Telephony automatically when you start using the microphone, and switch back automatically when you’re done, see this project which I just published on Github. Enjoy!
UPDATE [2013/01/08]: As of the recent Galaxy S III update to Jelly Bean (Android 4.1), most of the text below is obsolete. The connect-within-3-seconds limitation appears to no longer exist, and you can connect to and disconnect from the phone multiple times without unplugging and replugging it. I’ve tested mtpfs, go-mtpfs, and simple-mtpfs with my… Read More »
The last time I looked, there were no options I was happy with for backing up my Linux PC in the cloud for a reasonable price. That may have changed, and perhaps if I were less stubborn I’d pay CrashPlan a few bucks per month to back up my system, but I feel compelled to… Read More »