Java 8 JVM crash on Linux?

Those days I found another brilliant example of non working java stuff. In fact it was an ubuntu laptop running the most recent jre from sun stating: The program ‘java’ received an X Window System error. This probably reflects a bug in the program. The error was ‘RenderBadPicture (invalid Picture parameter)’.   (Details: serial 251 error_code 143 request_code […]

Sense of Crisis

The OnePlus One is one of those nerdy phones being shipped with Cyanogenmod per default and an easy unlocking process. In other words, it’s the android hacker’s wet dream. But at the moment things do not look that bright at the horizon: Cyanogen Inc did partner up with Micromax, a competitor of OnePlus in India.

ccache == more Speed?

Many people, especially around gentoo linux, do think that ccache is a must-have, reducing compile time pretty much. But is that really true? How much does it really help? Let’s nail it down with some facts: ccache parses the compiler call to make sure it’s a single compile as it doesn’t work with linking or multi-source builds (for […]

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