Archive for May, 2009

Chrome for linux? A sneak preview available and it’s bloody fast

Posted in Uncategorized with tags on May 24, 2009 by Bartosz Radaczyński

Take a look at the snapshot build of the chromium (google chrome) for linux:
http://build.chromium.org/buildbot/snapshots/chromium-rel-linux/

It is still missing the flash plugin (a major flaw), and a few other features (like the preferences) but it is REALLY fast (notice the startup time). I want this to be released, and soon!

P.S. I would also like for it to have the adblocking, but that is just my wish list ;). If I had the prefs in chromium, I’d just use the privoxy (http://stevenpratt.com/2008/09/06/google-chrome-adblock-plugin/) and be done with it, but since there is no flash plugin up till now it does not bother me that much.

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Getting unxutils’ sort to work on Win

Posted in Uncategorized on May 18, 2009 by Bartosz Radaczyński

As much as I love the unxutils’ stuff (really, learning a whole lot of new stuff from Win is a little bit too much for me), the sort always displays this bloody error message that drives me nuts:

sort: read error: Not enough space

This happens when you have not given it any input! What a maningful error message right? Wait, it gets better:

sort: /tmp/sort0188000000: No such file or directory

This happens when you do not set the TMPDIR variable. Set it properly and you are good to go.