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A bunch of articles covering various arguments, all of them (or most of them) related to programming and IT, documents and other stuff that I found interesting to solve some problems of mine and I want to preserve (so I'll found them again when I need them).

Informations, faqs, how-to and the like for programmers and ITs...

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Please, tell me it's a joke...

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 09/04/2021 08:51, No messages
maybe a "first april fool" way too late...

In case you were wondering...

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 10/03/2021 12:25, 10 messages
No, it wasn't me.

The Mind of a Manager

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 04/02/2021 15:31, 14 messages
It's a very convoluted thing.

The Future of the Past

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 11/01/2021 11:43, 14 messages
Tapes... really?

In section "Articles"

You want what?

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 25/05/2020 09:50, 3 messages
At a question, a reply (kinda)...

RaspberryTV

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 07/03/2019 14:05, 11 messages
Use Raspberry's PI and a VNC Server to drive a slideshow on multiple screens

The Pager

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 16/07/2018 10:28, 1 message
What the heck is a "pager"?

Using Varnish as Proxy and Cache system

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 06/02/2013 14:55, 3 messages
Using Varnish as a Proxy and Cache system

In section "FAQs"

The /proc filesystem

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 17/07/2010 08:52, 3 messages
Il file system /proc e' un file system creato e mantenuto a run-time dal Kernel di Linux

Database queies optimization

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 17/07/2010 08:51, No messages
Molto spesso l'efficienza di una applicazione, sia essa una pagina ASP/JSP/PHP o un vero programma, dipende dall'efficienza del sottostante database. Ma un database efficiente non serve a nulla se le query che facciamo sono il massimo dell'inefficienza. Come si puo' migliorare l'efficienza di una Query?

Practical use of search engines

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 17/07/2010 08:51, 2 messages
I Motori di ricerca Sono una delle cose piu' utili di Internet, ma pare che nessuno li sappia usare, un po' come l'elenco del telefono.

Serial connections between Linux and Windows

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 17/07/2010 08:50, 3 messages
Mi sono ritrovato a dover trasferire un nuovo kernel ed altra roba dal mio desktop al mio portatile, purtroppo pero' la scheda di rete del mio portatile non era supportata dal mio kernel attuale... che fare ?

In section "Tales" ( this section also available as RSS Feed)

If is not broken...

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 24/02/2021 09:33, 6 messages
...it will be soon.

Where did I heard this already?

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 09/02/2021 14:29, 12 messages
Someplace, in a galaxy far far away....

Door number 1, number 2 or Window number 3?

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 19/01/2021 12:53, 15 messages
And no, you can't choose the lift.

Kicks in the arse

By Davide Bianchi, Updated 12/01/2021 11:58, 8 messages
Sometimes had to be administered BEFORE the fact

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The end (of Evangelion) the Conslutants?

By Matteo Jurman, Updated 18/09/2012 11:58, 8 messages
Non c'e' mai un "End"...

Revenge of the Pisquani en

By BabboMatteo, Updated 25/04/2012 10:37, 7 messages
Poche principesse da quelle parti eh?

Sempre la stessa storia... en

By BabboMatteo, Updated 27/03/2012 13:27, 9 messages
Sempre la stessa storia

Babbo Natale ai tempi della crisi

By R.P., Updated 18/02/2011 13:25, 8 messages
E fu cosi' che...

I'm not a genius (unfortunately), nor I'm infallible or onniscent, so if you find something wrong or some mistake in this place, please drop me a mail and I'll try to correct is ASAP. If you want to be ultra-cool and post also a brief correction, I'll worship you for the rest of my life... ok, no, let's make it 10 minutes...

I repeat that I keep this place going in my spare time, my job isn't to teach anything to anyone or to correct your mistakes or anything, so:

Davide Bianchi, works as Unix/Linux administrator for an hosting provider in The Netherlands.

 


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