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Job Offer: Software Developer Engineer

We are looking for a SDE for our team in El Campello, Alicante (Spain). The contact details and the offer itself is on the PDF below: https://dl.dropbox.com/u/20600084/JobOffer_SDE-Aug2012.pdf We speak English, we speak Spanish. If you have fluency in any of both, you might apply to the offer. We are looking for passionate programmers who love […]

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Google App Engine SDK 1.4.0 released

The version 1.4.0 of Google App Engine SDK has been released. I would highlight 3 things on this release: The taskqueues are now part of the official API, they are not experimental anymore 😉 They have multiplied by 20 the maximum time of execution on cron tasks and task queues. From 30 seconds to 600 […]

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[SOLVED] Number pad is not working in ubuntu

It’s the second time that I have to solve the problem of the number pad not working in Ubuntu. For what I’ve seen in some forums it happens in other linux distributions as well. The solution in 4 simple steps: – Open System -> Preferences -> Keyboard – Click on the Mouse Keys tab – […]

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Running Google App Engine in Ubuntu 10.4 Lucid Lynx

It is not new, it always happens the same to me. After I update my computer to the latest version of Ubuntu (in this case version 10.4) I always have to spend a couple of days reconfiguring things or reinstalling packages. The thing is that right now I am developing an application using Google App […]

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Ubuntu 10.4: How to place the window close button on the right again

Ubuntu 10.4 is live. I’ve been using Ubuntu for around 4 to 5 years, and I am a pretty happy user. From my point of view, the big problem I found on this release (which I just installed 5 minutes ago) is that they changed the window buttons from the right to the left side […]

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Photoshop: Content-Aware Fill

Impressive video about one of the coming features of photoshow, with just a click of the mouse. You can go directly to the minute 2:50 to watch how it removes a tree out of the scene in just a click. It is amazing the things that can be done… Seen at John Nack on Adobe

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Firebug 1.5 crashes on Ubuntu 64-bit

This morning I got an update message from Firefox for updating firebug to the latest 1.5 version. I’ve installed it, but when I tried to click on the icon…. booooom!! Firefox window has dissapeared. According to this post in the Firebug blog, the crash will be solved on future versions of Firefox (3.5.8). Just in […]

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Google Chrome for Linux

Today I’ve received an e-mail from Google telling me that they launched the new beta for linux of their browser Google Chrome.  It’s been a while since they first launched a version for Windows. As you might expect, I’ve downloaded and installed this brand new version of Chrome for Linux and I installed on my […]

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Transfer a twitter application from one user to another

If you have a twitter account maybe you have played with twitter API, or even you have made a twitter application for integrating the “Sign in with Twitter”, or maybe you have created an application for something else. Anyway, these days I’ve been working in integrating the Sign in with Twitter and Sign in with […]

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How to get the UUID of a disk or partition in Ubuntu

Sometimes it can be very useful, and even necessary, to know the UUID (Universally Unique Identifier) of a disk or partition in Linux. Nowadays the configuration for mounting disk partitions on linux (the file /etc/fstab) uses the UUID instead of the device name (/dev/hda1, /dev/sda1 …). If you need to know which is the UUID […]

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