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Saturday, November 29, 2014, 07:33 AM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

I tried to build nginx from source to install it in my OpenShift. ... [Read More]

Saturday, April 19, 2014, 02:05 AM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

Often we are being conservative in deciding the virtual disk space when creating VirtualBox virtual machine in order not to use a lot of the host's actual disk space, or just because we think the size we decided would be plenty enough. ... [Read More]

Tuesday, February 9, 2010, 09:20 AM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

I am using Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala) and my Java stopped working on Firefox as soon as I upgraded it to 3.6. ... [Read More]

Saturday, April 25, 2009, 02:22 AM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

Have you ever tried to model a bidirectional switch in VHDL ? Since drivers in VHDL are unidirectional the task can become quite challenging. ... [Read More]

Sunday, August 10, 2008, 05:21 AM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

When you access a host on the internet, usually you access them using its human friendly name, such as tech.yanto-flora.net. However, the actual access is done using what is called the host's IP address. Normally, a DNS will be responsible to translate the human friendly name into its corresponding IP address, but most OS have a local file for name translation which has precedence over DNS. ... [Read More]

Wednesday, January 30, 2008, 04:03 PM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

In previous article I listed several problems I found when I changed my Vista Home Premium language from Japanese to English by manually installing english mui files. After some time experimenting, I managed to solve almost all the problems. Yes, almost all. ... [Read More]

Friday, January 18, 2008, 04:14 PM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

Vista introduces a big change from previous windows OSes, that is the MUI (Multilanguage User Interface) is deployed and used by all Vista components. Therefore, it is possible to change the display language of the Vista OS itself without having to patch resource files and some other dangerous things, just install the target language MUI and let the Vista use it. ... [Read More]

Wednesday, November 14, 2007, 07:50 AM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

If you have been doing hardware design using Verilog and/or VHDL, and use VHDL to build testbench, I think you will agree with me, that it is nice if you can refer to any signal in any module beneath the testbench module similar to what Verilog can do. ... [Read More]

Saturday, October 20, 2007, 04:44 AM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

Recently I have been working mostly on Linux at home rather than Windows, so I have been browsing mostly using Linux Firefox and I found out that it does not play web embedded midi by default. Well at least in my configuration. ... [Read More]

Friday, September 28, 2007, 03:12 PM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

It is always said that dealing with floating point numbers is slow. So slow that if precision can be compromised and speed is more important, programmers will use integers instead. Integers ? yes ! But how will you deal with fractions then ? The answer is fixed point arithmetic. ... [Read More]

Tuesday, September 25, 2007, 11:36 AM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

I selected a range of text to replace in Microsoft Word 2003, and then started typing. But instead of the selected text replaced with the newly typed text, the selection was just cancelled and what I typed was inserted. Well, certainly I did not expect this to happen. Curious with what was happening, I selected again and hit backspace. What I expect was, the selected text should go away but they didn't ! ... [Read More]

Monday, September 17, 2007, 04:59 AM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

Have you ever thought how your calculator computes the result when you press the "1/x" button ? and have you ever thought how your computer computes the reciprocal ? ... [Read More]

Tuesday, September 11, 2007, 10:52 AM JST
Posted by Yanto Suryono

I was about to post an algorithm which requires me to describe it with several math formulas, but then I was stuck since there is no easy and reliable way to display math in web pages using the HTML/CSS alone. ... [Read More]