Oct 132013
gps vs. agps - sports tracker

It’s autumn in Romania, rainy days have come. The GPS satellites are hiding behind the clouds, and  because of that Sports Tracker (on Android) shows me strange routes, see next picture. Today in Bucharest was a very cloudy day, and no chance to see any satellite . I’ve decide to enable the aGPS (assisted GPS) … Read Full Article

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Aug 232013

Very often from TCL scripts we may want to execute external commands. But not always they also available, sometime the command that we want to execute may not exist on the respective machine. One solution is to put the exec command in a catch { exect $your_command $arg1 $arg2 … } and then to check if it … Read Full Article

Aug 232013
virtualbox: how to acccess apache webserver installed on guest (linux - Debian) from host (windows 7)

Few days ago I’ve installed VirtualBox from Oracle on my windows7 machine because I needed a linux where to play with apache webserver. The instalation was very easy (I assume that internet is available on the host system :D) Installed VirtualBox Created a guest machine for Debian Downloaded Debian Netinstall Image; it is a small … Read Full Article

Aug 202013

One of the most difficult task to do in tcsh is to  redirect the stdout and stderr into separated files. I’m not doing this very often, and because of this I always forget how to do it. Every time when I need to do such a thing I spend tens of minutes trying different combination … Read Full Article

Jun 122013
convert YouTube to mp3

Really handy http://YouTube-mp3.org It is the easiest online service for converting videos to mp3. You do not need an account, the only thing needed is a YouTube URL. Sometime you like a song on youtube and you would like to get only the audio part. It’s easy now: just go to youtube, find the song, … Read Full Article

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