Extending the default EC2 root partition: Follow up

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Just wanted to follow up on my previous post in regards to how to resize the root partition of an EC2 instance. Turns out that, once you’ve edited the root partition while in the launch panel, you can then perform the resize command right away, as soon as the ...

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Tough Times

These last few days have been rough for my family due to a very unfortunate event. About 10 weeks ago my wife and I learned that she was pregnant, something that we both wanted very much since our last child was born in 2007. So for the last 10 weeks ...

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Castálio Podcast: Licio Fonseca - Google

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Nesta última quinta-feira tive o prazer em entrevistar o Licio Fonseca da Google! Eu e o Licio nos conhecemos nos saudosos tempos do Ubuntu Brasil, mas não conversávamos desde 2006 se não me engano. Desde então muita coisa aconteceu, e hoje ele trabalha na Google, fazendo toda a manutenção e ...

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Castálio Podcast: Bruno Gonçalves - BigLinux

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Na semana passada eu tive o grande prazer e honra de participar do Opencast em um episódio onde discutimos várias coisas relacionadas à distribuições Linux! Por coincidência, meu amigo Vladimir Melo tinha me recomendando entrevistar uma pessoa que por muito tempo tinha criado e mantido uma distribuição nacional, e recentemente ...

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Error: uninitialized constant Heroku::API (NameError)

Got stuck with this error on Fedora 17 while trying to get a project onto Heroku:

Error: uninitialized constant Heroku::API (NameError)

After some quick back and forth with the Heroku guys I finally got it fixed:

$  rvm uninstall 1.9.3 $  rvm reset $  sudo yum reinstall openssl openssl-devel $  rvm ...
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Pylyglot: Open Source Translation Search

It’s been a while since I wrote about Pylyglot, my translation searching tool that I use whenever I translate open source applications. Have not heard about Pylyglot? Read the About page for more info!

The reasons for the long hiatus are too many to enumerate, but suffice to say ...

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