Ubuntu: java.net.SocketException in ec2-api-tools

Having installed ec2-api-tools under my lucid dev environment I was trying to shut ec2 instances down with ec2stop [instance_id] and I was getting the following »

Linux: Fix for apt-get update - Waiting for Headers

If you're a Google chrome user on Ubuntu you may have noticed apt-get update seems to wait around for two minutes sitting at 99%. The culprit »

Solved: VirtualBox Ubuntu Karmic Server VM crashes

Had a weird issue when setting up an Ubuntu Karmic JEOS VM under VirtualBox. When it was installed it rebooted and then the VM window dissappeared. »

Ubuntu: Changing the default java binary

Since upgrading to Karmic I've had a weird issue with Charles Proxy in that the windows for settings like rewrites seemed to get completely screwed up »

Spotify: Linking to a specific time in a track

For a while I've wanted to be able to share a link to a track on spotify so that it jumps the right place. An example »