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Linux/Unix

Running 32bit applications on 64bit Ubuntu

After upgrading to 64bit Ubuntu 11.04, I wasn’t able to get some applications to work and was getting a very cryptic error nullin@null-in:/work$ p4 bash: /build/bin/p4: No such file or directory Even though /build/bin/p4 exists, on running the command, the system was complaining that the file doesn’t exist. I soon realized these were 32 bit […]

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Linux/Unix

VMware Workstation 7.1.4, Ubuntu 11.04 and Unity

Three days back I installed Ubuntu 11.04 Beta onto my work machine. I tried getting Workstation to work but it kept crashing. In Unity session, it would start up and even start the VMs but would keep crashing on trying to switch to the VM console. In gnome session workstation would startup, switch to console […]

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code wordpress

HemingwayEx v1.8 released

I played around a bit with WP 3.0 Menus and was able to incorporate it into HemingwayEx. Also, with this theme, users can decide to have a single column homepage instead of have the two columns. Setting up WP Menus was quite straightforward actually, based on information in Nicholas’s article. Then there was some work […]

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code

Logging tests to separate files

We have been using TestNG to run our tests for a while now. When we initially started, our code was written using Log4J and we were able to configure it to log all the tests to a single file. This made the logs very unwieldy and looking for issues very difficult. Looking at 100+ MB […]

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wordpress

HemingwayEx v1.7 released

I finally found some time yesterday to fix a bug and made HemingwayEx compatible with WP3.0. It’s been a long time since the last official release. A lot of work has gone into this theme between the last few revisions and most of it was done by db0. He spent a great amount of time […]

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Applications code Linux/Unix

Hudson CI for Testing

We are heavily using Hudson for testing a product we are working on. Other than maintenance and some instability issues, it’s been a great experience working with Hudson. We started out with just a single machine running Hudson server and then soon moved to a master-slave configuration where we have setup one master connected to […]

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General

My Toyota Camry’s mileage

Tracked the mileage of my car for about 3 years. Most of my driving was city driving and about 15-25 miles a day. Took a few road trips as well, longest being to Las Vegas, Grand Canyon and back to bay area. Some of the numbers are missing and some are skewed because of getting […]

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code

Running single test or class using TestNG and Ant

I have been using TestNG for a while now in the latest project that I am working on. We have developed a whole suite of tests for an application and TestNG has really served us well. When it comes to running tests, we find that people (developer, testers and others) usually are hesitant to use […]

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Fun General

Nalin at Tech Museum

“Nalin Makar” was at The Tech Museum in San Jose 🙂

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wordpress

Fix “500 Internal Error” in WordPress

I recently upgraded my WordPress installation to the latest version (2.8.6) and started running into issues with uploading images. Every time I tried using the Flash Uploader I would see HTTP Error. On trying to use the non-flash browser based uploader, I saw the following: Error 500 – Internal server error An internal server error […]