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The keys to Oracle…
· β˜• 2 min read · ✍️ Sathyajith Bhat
<td style="padding-top: 6px;" width="100%"> <strong><br /> sathyabhat<br /> <a href="https://sathyabhat.newsblur.com/story/the-keys-to-oracle/d37bc7">shared this story</a><br /> from <img style="vertical-align: middle; width: 16px; height: 16px;" src="https://icons.newsblur.com/8079.png" alt="" /> The Tom Kyte Blog:</strong> </td> "What do I have to do to become expert, where is the list of key things I need to do with regards to Oracle" This is a question I get on asktom frequently – what are the things I need to know, what do I have to do to become expert, where is the list of key things I need to do with regards to Oracle.

Error’d: Where I Come From, We Don’t Need July
· β˜• 2 min read · ✍️ Sathyajith Bhat
<td width="100%" style="padding-top: 6px;"> <b><br /> sathyabhat<br /> <a href="https://sathyabhat.newsblur.com/story/errord-where-i-come-/91001f">shared this story</a><br /> from <img src="https://icons.newsblur.com/941.png" style="vertical-align: middle;width:16px;height:16px;" /> The Daily WTF:</b> </td> "In my native language, we don't have translations for seven months out of the year. Way to go Windows Live!!" <p> LOL. </td> </tr> </table> <hr style="clear: both; margin: 0 0 24px;" /> <p> "Someone FINALLY got it right!!" <strong>Farz</strong> wrote, "In my native language, we don't have translations for seven months out of the year.

Is Oracle trying to kill VirtualBox? >>> No.
· β˜• 2 min read · ✍️ Sathyajith Bhat
It seems Oracle is hellbent on destroying whatever good Sun had done to the Open Source Ecosystem. The latest product to get the axe seems to be none other than the Flagship Virtualization program xVM VirtualBox. [….] All tests show that VirtualBox 3.2 lacks any semblance of stability, crashing any operating system running on it randomly. VirtualBox 3.1.8, using the binary-only release for Linux, works like a charm. It is also apparent that VirtualBox 3.

IronRuby and IronPython now on Apache 2 License
· β˜• 1 min read · ✍️ Sathyajith Bhat
If you check the latest versions of IronRuby, IronPython or the Dynamic Language Runtime you will see that Microsoft has now relicensed the code from the Microsoft Permissive License to the Apache 2 License via Microsoft Licensing Changes for IronRuby and IronPython - Miguel de Icaza.

Damn Vulnerable Linux
· β˜• 1 min read · ✍️ Sathyajith Bhat
A whole linux distro, Slackware based I believe, to train you in the dark arts. This distro is deliberately insecure, containing out of date packages, mis-configured apps, and loads of training material. It comes as a live dvd download, so you can run it up as and when you want to practice your skills. via Damn Vulnerable Linux. Will be interesting to check it out.

Virtual DJ Software for Linux: Mixxx
· β˜• 1 min read · ✍️ Sathyajith Bhat
Mixxx is described as a complete package for amateur and professional DJs alike, providing everything you need to create and perform live mixes. It can run without connecting turntables and mixers, which makes it a replacement for traditional DJ setup. For professionals, it supports advanced features like comprehensive MIDI controller support, vinyl control, and multi-core CPU support. via Virtual DJ Software for Linux: Mixxx | TechSource. Seems nice.

Five tips for a more efficient Linux desktop | Five Tips | TechRepublic.com
· β˜• 1 min read · ✍️ Sathyajith Bhat
1: The pager I am always shocked at how few people actually use the Linux pager. It’s been around forever and has always served the same functionality β€” it offers the user multiple desktops to keep the desktop better organized. I employ the pager like this: With four workspaces, I dedicate each workspace to a different use. My layout looks like this: Desktop 1 is for networking tools.

openSUSE India IRC Channel now available
· β˜• 1 min read · ✍️ Sathyajith Bhat
openSUSE India IRC Channel LIVE ! This is to notify all Lizards ;-) (openSUSE Lovers) that the openSUSE India Channel on IRC Freenode–> #opensuse-in , is now Live and registered . So if you have something to ask, share or want to spend some time with openSUSE Indian users , do visit :-)</blockquote