Android Froyo Watch - Day 1

Well, rumors are indicating that the Android 2.2 update, "Froyo", may be released for thefroyo Sprint EVO this weekend.  I am not going to hold my breath.  However, I will be checking for new updates every 8 hours.... ;-) 

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New motd

New motd 
    ___    ___    ___       _   _________   ____  __
   /   |  /   |  /   |     / | / / ____/ | / / / / /
  / /| | / /| | / /| |    /  |/ / /   /  |/ / / / /
 / ___ |/ ___ |/ ___ |   / /|  / /___/ /|  / /_/ /
/_/  |_/_/  |_/_/  |_|  /_/ |_/\____/_/ |_/\____/
________________________________________________
| |    __ _| |_
| |   / _` | '_ \            (-)
| |__| (_| | |_) |           / \
|_____\__,_|_.__/           /~~~\
                           (_____)
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End of Continuous Uptime

Well, with the release of Lucid Lynx and a lack of support from the ushare project, I am going to sacrifice the continuous uptime on my media server so that I may perform a significant operating systems upgrade, LVM reorganization, and replace ushare with fuppes.

Here is the final continuous uptime number from the server:

$ uptime
 00:57:57 up 337 days,  1:46,  3 users,  load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.04:

 

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Continuous uptime on Ubuntu Linux server approaches 1yr anniversary

The continuous uptime on the Ubuntu 8.04 LTS server "aquila" is approaching its 1-year anniversary.

aquila:~$ uptime
 01:30:12 up 325 days,  2:18,  1 user,  load average: 0.52, 0.18, 0.06
@aquila:~$

 

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Ubuntu 10.04 Countdown

 Ubuntu 10.04, Lucid Lynx is here.  Get it while its hot.

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Spokeo

Just found another social aggregator, Spokeo.  If you have time, you should take a look and see what information they have been able to aggregate from your social network footprint.  The good news is that they do let you opt-out.

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Fun with Figlet

The "figlet" application is a cool command line program that generates  text-art output.

Here are some examples from www.figlet.org:

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aquila Uptime Statistics

@aquila:~$ date
Sun Mar 21 00:17:58 MST 2010
@aquila:~$
@aquila:~$ uptime
 00:16:17 up 254 days,  1:04,  1 user,  load average: 0.01, 0.08, 0.07
@aquila:~$

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aquila Uptime Statistics

@aquila:~$ date
Sun Mar 21 00:17:58 MST 2010
@aquila:~$
@aquila:~$ uptime
 00:16:17 up 254 days,  1:04,  1 user,  load average: 0.01, 0.08, 0.07
@aquila:~$

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Improve Adobe Flash 10 Performance in Linux

I found the following tip to improve Adobe Flash 10 performance on Linux.

su - 
type mkdir -p /etc/adobe
type echo "OverrideGPUValidation=true" > /etc/adobe/mms.cfg
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