skype for Linux (Ubuntu 12.04 LTS), how to break it on a 64-bit OS.

So, I destroyed my skype install with the unlinking of a few libs thanks to another 3rd party package.. Trying to clean this up is not.. fun… $ /usr/bin/skype bash: /usr/bin/skype: No such file or directory Now, that does prove an issue… And so does the following: strace /usr/bin/skype execve(“/usr/bin/skype”, [“/usr/bin/skype”], [/* 38 vars */]) […]

Tracing the empire

11 * * * 12 Episode.IV (206.214.251.1) 145.959 ms 149.824 ms 148.464 ms 13 A.NEW.HOPE (206.214.251.6) 156.132 ms 157.068 ms 156.233 ms 14 It.is.a.period.of.civil.war (206.214.251.9) 147.855 ms 152.354 ms 149.796 ms 15 Rebel.spaceships (206.214.251.14) 149.474 ms 149.624 ms 150.054 ms 16 striking.from.a.hidden.base (206.214.251.17) 149.339 ms 151.867 ms 149.945 ms 17 have.won.their.first.victory (206.214.251.22) 146.722 ms 148.857 […]

Benchmarking/bored with ighashgpu and GTX470 / GTX580

Yes.. I agree – there should be something better to do on a friday evening like this. But then again – naaah. Found some old cd’s, and am currently installing a Red Hat 8.0 virtual machine to wack away at. But, that takes some time. So at work, we had a small discussion on current […]

random chatbots #2, not that good for conversation :(

I don’t dare comment anymore, so I’ll just post the transcript. Lazy bastards would sum it all up ;). (XX:X1:09) lsalotus@hotmail.com: hello there 🙂 (XX:X1:45) Me: hi there random spamb0t =) (XX:X1:54) lsalotus@hotmail.com: nah, I am a vegetarian… no spam for me! haha (XX:X2:22) Me: Just got out of the shower? (XX:X2:31) lsalotus@hotmail.com: Hiya, How […]