Google Moderator

Posted on January 07, 2010 in General News

Let your audience decide

Get to know your audience by letting them decide which questions, suggestions or ideas interest them most.

Everyone's voice is heard

The voting box at the top of page focuses attention on submissions recently added and on the rise, making it simple and easy to participate …


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Google PowerMeter

Posted on January 06, 2010 in General News

Google PowerMeter is a free electricity usage monitoring tool that provides you with information on how much energy your home is consuming. Google PowerMeter receives information from utility smart meters and in-home energy management devices and visualizes this information for you on iGoogle (your personalized Google homepage). And …

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Mac OS 10.5.7 update broke JMeter

Posted on August 03, 2009 in Fix-it

The latest Java update from Apple broke JMeter... not sure why but JMeter needs Java 1.5. Add this line near the top of your jakarta-jmeter-2.X.X/bin/jmeter file using your handy dandy text editor. I like TextWrangler.

JAVA_HOME="/System/Library/Frameworks/JavaVM.framework/Versions/1.5"

If …


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Linux command to gathers up information about a Linux system

Posted on March 13, 2009 in How-to

If you are developing an application for Linux desktop and would like to automatically find out more information about system, use the following commands in shell scripts to gather information about system. Recently I was involved in project where I need to collect information about running GUI, browser and other …


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How to flush DNS Cache on Mac OS 10.5

Posted on February 09, 2009 in How-to

Finally a way to flush the DNS cache on Mac OS 10.5 "dscacheutil -flushcache". PC users have always had a way to do this with "ipconfig /flushdns" but Mac users usually had to restart. In Mac OS 10.4 there was "lookupd -flushcache" but that never quite worked 100 …


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maatkit - Google Code

Posted on February 03, 2009 in General News

Maatkit (formerly MySQL Toolkit) contains essential command-line tools for MySQL, such as table checksums, a query profiler, and a visual EXPLAIN tool. It provides missing features such as checking whether slaves have the same data as the master.

maatkit - Google Code.


The Secret to Reformatting a Western Digital WD 1TB My Book External Hard Drive « Psychohistory

Posted on January 22, 2009 in How-to

Taken from Adam Nash's blog Psycohistory. I apologize for not giving credit more explicitly when I first posted the article.

When you buy a Western Digital (WD) 1 TB My Book External Hard Drive, they usually come formatted for Windows using FAT32. Of course, if you are using it with …


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Official Google Blog: Holiday templates to keep you organized

Posted on December 03, 2008 in General News

The holidays are upon us, and theres much to do: Gifts to be wrapped, lights to be strung, candles to be lit, and a long list of tasks at the home and the office. A little creativity can come in handy …

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CherryPy - Trac

Posted on November 14, 2008 in How-to

CherryPy   - CherryPy is a pythonic, object-oriented HTTP framework.

CherryPy allows developers to build web applications in much the same way they would build any other object-oriented Python program. This results in smaller source code developed in less time.

CherryPy is now more than six years old and it is has …


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Tomato Firmware | polarcloud.com

Posted on October 16, 2008 in Hack

Tomato is a small, lean and simple replacement firmware for Linksys WRT54G/GL/GS, Buffalo WHR-G54S/WHR-HP-G54 and other Broadcom-based routers. It features a new easy to use GUI, a new bandwidth usage monitor, more advanced QOS and access restrictions, enables new wireless features such as …

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