gdbfile [file name of executable]startcontinue[do the action that causes the crash]backtracekill
I had a charge to a visa card for $9ish from a company identified only as MERA 877-431-2833 TX. I hadn’t used the card for a while, so that sent up flags. I did a quick search on the internet. It seems that this has happened to a bunch of people [800notes]. I’ve disputed the… Read More MERA 877-431-2833 scam
With tracking on, and under circumstances I have not nailed down, endnote insert citation will fail with a ‘COM’ error and will not update the field codes. The solution is to close word, close endnote and then reopen the document. On the next citation insert all field codes will be properly updated.
To install a package (.mpkg) from the command line use installer -pkg XXX.mpkg -target / (or whereever else you want it installed) you can get a list of volumes where you can install by doing installer -pkg XXX.mpkg -volinfo
To mount a disk image (dmg) on mac os X from the command line use hdid
Some one has a sense of humor…
And I was wondering why syslogd was hogging 100% CPU and why, at midnight bzip, of all things grabbed 100% CPU.
Instruments is a Mac GUI tool “…for dynamically tracing and profiling Mac OS X code.” Jon says Instruments uses dtrace. I wanted a tool to track memory leaks in a c++ application I wrote I find the “Extended detail” view most useful because it shows a stack trace for each memory leak which includes the… Read More "Instruments" : Memory leak tracking on Mac
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(See this post for a step by step list for getting python and friends set up for analysis on a mac) Get numpy 1.1 from here [sourceforge]. Use the disk image version. Mount and then double-click the package installer Get matplotlib 0.98.3 egg from here [sourceforge]. Use easy_install to install the egg. It fails, but… Read More Installing matplotlib 0.98.3 on mac
Watched Pineapple express, want my $10.50 AND my 2hrs back, should have gone and watched the Mummy instead.
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I was reading “The remarkable inefficiency of word recognition” (Pelli et al. 2003) and I wanted to generate some of the stimuli they were using. In Python it took me a few hours total, starting cold using the Python Imaging Library. The code is below…. “””This contains routines to generate degraded letter stimuli”””import Image #The… Read More Why I love Python
There is a list here of how to get distributions of the python imaging library for different OS. For mac you can the PIL from here (same place as you can get matplotlib etc).
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I had an issue where I clicked the disc icon on the desktop to eject the disk, the icon disappeared but the disk did not eject. The following command will eject the disk: drutil eject
Well, a month or two ago HP came good with their promise to replace the busted laptop [post 1, 2] and they sent over a dv2000 replacement for the old one. However, I read here (electronista) that several of their models have been affected by bad nvidia chips (this was the problem I was facing)… Read More Laptop saga III