Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • Launch gnome-terminal with a specific profile from within code::blocks

    I use code::blocks when teaching Programming introductory courses because it’s simple to install and get going. However, when running code from codeblocks it will default to launch xterm, which is not quite my taste. So I naturally go to: Settings -> Environment Then change the setting: “Terminal to launch console programs” to gnome-terminal. Most of…

  • Film review: Tháng năm rực rỡ

    Cũng lâu rồi blog không có bài nào tiếng Việt, thôi giờ review film Việt thì viết tiếng Việt đỡ chứ chả lẽ viết tiếng Anh mãi trong khi mình biết mình viết dở. Nói chung là bị rủ rê đi xem film và cũng lâu rồi không đi ủng hột một film Việt nào.…

  • Building a home media streaming server. Part 2: The streaming server

    Building a home media streaming server. Part 2: The streaming server

    Now that I got my TV hook up to the laptop and the PC working as the media server serving those FullHD x264 film over the air. I can simply install  on it and got top notch home media experience,  just look at this beautiful picture, it sure speak more than thousands word: However, the…

  • Building a home media streaming server. Part 1: The media server

    Building a home media streaming server. Part 1: The media server

    This will be a multi part blogging of my journy to build a Home Theatre PC (HTPC), becasue so many things was learned to put all in a single post. The context The TV After a very long long long time of ear whispering and diner table talking, I finally persuade mom to get rid…

  • [Vestacp] Increase database username length limit

    For so long mysql has a harcoded 16 characters length limit on username. And vestacp enforce this limitation, every database username have to be less than 17 characters long. The problem is mysql has increase this length limit to 32 charcaters and mariadb even remove this limit completely but vestacp hadn’t lift their limit yet…

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