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Professor Terence Parr replied

Professor Terence Parr (Antlr creator) replied, this is a major different between foreigner professor and Hong Kong professor. Professor from Hong Kong never reply any technical question from public.


2017/09/19 0

linux elf dependency graph

linux elf dependency graph


2016/05/18 0

Enable peter-swing theme in netbeans

Edit : /Applications/NetBeans/NetBeans 8.0.2.app/Contents/Resources/NetBeans/etc/netbeans.conf Change the line to:


2015/09/06 0

Linux view csv command

alias csv=’column -s, -t’ csv your_file


2015/06/16 0

objdump 2.24 has bug

objdump 2.24 has bug, but this bug is fixed in 2.25. It dump the wrong address for my 32 bits kernel.


2015/05/22 1

Fixed ubuntu vnc keymap problem

ubuntu 12.04 vnc keymap has trouble, D become minimize all windows and S become start menu, run these to fix it.


2015/03/19 0

tomcat auto startup script

just save this to /etc/init.d/tomcat and link to /etc/rc5.d/S99tomcat


2015/01/21 0

disable gnome “unable to mount…” dialog

gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.media-handling automount false …and enable it again: gsettings set org.gnome.desktop.media-handling automount true


2015/01/14 0

why i receive zero in my socket

I have two programs, one written in c++, the other is in java. C++ keep sending bytes to java, overtime write out 400KB. Java keep receiving the data using the readBytes function, this function returns an integer which is the number of byte it actually read for the function call. For every send (400kb) in…
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2015/01/08 0

(solved) install .net 3.5 to azure windows 2012

Install the below fix will resolve this issue http://support2.microsoft.com/kb/3005628


2014/10/11 0

[solved] usb wireless mouse freeze periodically in ubuntu 12.04 lts

usb wireless mouse freeze periodically in ubuntu 12.04 lts, edit /boot/grub/grub.cfg, add a boot option irqpoll will fix it


2014/08/24 1

Add tabIndex to all tag incrementally

in VI, there is a command to add tabIndex to all tag incrementally :let i=200 | g/


2014/08/23 0

We should mix 4K and 4M Page

I was fixing the PSE and PAE page table display for GKD, I found out Linux using 4M page to map large address space and it uses 4K page to map broken space. So advance OS should mix use of 4K and 4M page.   Now GKD supports PSE=1 (4M page)


2014/07/27 0

I think i am under dns attack

I think i am under dns attack, in my /var/log/message i keep seeing these. Someone is using over 2000 ip to lookup my dns server.


2014/07/12 1

My new server

Just bought a 2nd hand HP server (8core + 16GB ram), cost me $2630 HKD. One 1TB 2.5″ hard disk cost me $450. Total $3080. It reboot only take 20 seconds, dell needs 5 mins (CRAZY!!!)  


2014/05/20 0

Analyst android ELF dependency-graph by elf-dependency-walker

Someone asked me in email about using elf-dependency-walker to analyst library or executable in linux. I found out android is using ELF format for its libraries or executables too. So the rest is simple. Please download the android emulator, within the directory there is the system image, which contain the file system. You can see in…
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2014/05/13 0

solved : compile error in ffmpeg “error: invalid combination of opcode and operands”‏

I am using ubuntu 12.04 64 bits and trying compile ffmpeg and got this error: libavfilter/x86/vf_pullup.asm:59: error: invalid combination of opcode and operands libavfilter/x86/vf_pullup.asm:138: error: invalid combination of opcode and operands libavfilter/x86/vf_pullup.asm:175: error: invalid combination of opcode and operands To solve this, add “–disable-mmx” to your ./configure


2014/05/13 0

sox and ffmpeg (convert hls into live hls) usage

These are the basic usage of SOX This script will convert ffmpeg HLS into “live streaming HLS” The above script has to run with ffmpeg: /root/download/ffmpeg-2.1.4/ffmpeg -f alsa -ac 2 -i hw:0,0 -strict experimental -acodec libmp3lame -map 0 -f segment -segment_list out.m3u8 -segment_format libmp3lame -segment_time 0.5 -segment_list_flags +live ‘a%05d.mp3’


2014/05/08 0