Bye bye screen, hello tmux

 For quite some time i have used screen from time to time. Screen is the gnu terminal multiplexor that allows you to start multiple terminal windows in a terminal session.

One of the main reasons for this is to be able to detach a number of terminals when running over a ssh session to one of our servers, logout, shutdown my computer and go home, and start up and reatach all the terminals once I am home. Its very convenient.

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Fist victim in Skype/Microsoft take over

Well there has been a lot of discussion about Microsoft take over of Skype. Will it end the Linux part of skype, and wjat will it do for the Open Source world that isn’t running windows.

Well in the rss feed today was a story about Skype for Asterisk. I have not used it myself but I did know it was there, and it was a nice feature that we have discussed to include in our pbx, but not come around to do it.

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TermKit – new terminal windows?

Found this in my RSS reader today.

TermKit is a re-think of the storied Unix terminal, where human views, input and data pipes are separated. Output viewers render any kind of data usefully. It may not be a new idea, but it’s certainly a new take on it.”

A wounderfull new take on the old terminalwindow – perhapes

Non window tablet tax?

Apparently there are some work going on in France to put up taxes on tablet PC. Well this might not be that strange, as we have seen taxes on blank CD’s and on cassette tapes. But now the politisians are going over the deep end I think. The will exclude tablet PC’s that runs Windows. Because then its obviously a computer.

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PHP and extra linefeed

I was working yesturday in PHP and came across an interesting problem and it took some time to figure out what was going on.

I had a system that was doing ajax calls to back-ends to show results on web pages. And the system has a php file to be included, that took care of opening config files and open database and stuff. And I needed to have one other file included to add some code in some places.

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