How to install Subversion 1.7 from WanDisco repository on Debian Wheezy

Because my working copies have been migrated to 1.7, I really need this Subversion version even after Debian upgrade to Wheezy. And of course, I am lasy, I have no time to waste in compiling and want my Debian system to be clean – so I just want a debian package. WanDisco provides one… but …

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How to truncate a log file, keeping last lines

On a mailing list, someone looks for a replacement of the shrinkfile tool from the INN package, for instance by a single shell command line, without any intermediate file on disk. Some ideas from stackoverflow thread how-can-i-delete-the-last-n-lines-of-a-file may help in solving the issue. With shell, you may use sed -e 1,$((head -c $(($(stat -c %s …

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Android hacking – target N900 Maemo

As an happy owner of a Nokia N900, I am really disappointed it does not support JavaME applications. Really strange from Nokia which Symbian OS is a reference for Java mobile applications. Indeed it is a real market trend: neither Apple nor Google choose JavaME despite its great specifications, security aspects and features (3D, positioning…). …

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