Linux USB boot disk error: Failed to load COM32 file menu.c32

I tried to burn a Linux ISO to a bootable USB disk, and while booting the disk, it failed with the below error message: Failed to load COM32 file menu.c32 boot:   Apparently this is due to a recent change in syslinux library modules. Not sure if its a bug Unetbootin can fix or any ...

Just recovered from a server outage.

Just recovered from a heavy duty spam attack which brought down my site totally. Most interesting part was this was done without any privileged access to my site altogether. There were about 13k spam ping backs and comments which meant my server drive and db was full. Leaving no breathing space to recover at all. ...

Configure Niagara Ax to send Email. 2

Configure Niagara Ax to send Email.
The below steps explains how to configure the email service in Naigara Ax station, using its workbench. And below you will find the code to use the baja Email api to be able to send email in Niagara. Navigate to BEmailService service under Station Double click on the EmailService, you will find the Email Account ...

Ubuntu / Mint / Linux : Convert MKV video files to MP4 1

On Ubuntu / Mint or any other debian platforms we can easily convert mkv video files to mp4 files using the libav-tool . avconv is the replacement for ffmpeg. $ sudo apt-get install libav-tool $ avconv -i inputfile.mkv -codec copy outputfile.mp4 Further documentation for avconv can be found here.   Source.  

Add copyright symbol © in Gimp as text 7

In gimp in order to add a copyright symbol © inside a text, you can use the following trick both for Windows as well as Linux. Press Ctr-Shift-u then type a9 and press enter. It’s a weird way but it works! Source    

Install Wireless driver For Broadcom BCM4322 in Ubuntu / Mint 9

When I installed Linux Mint 14 on my Dell E6400 Latitude laptop, the Wireless driver was not installed by default. It seems lot of devices with Broadcom chipsets have this problem in linux. On Mint 14, I tried mintwifi , but that did not work as expected. I had the option to connect to internet ...

Niagara Ax: How to programmatically get a module version

Here’s the code snippet to programmatically get a module’s version. Sys.getRegistry().getModule("moduleName") .getVendorVersion().toString(); Or if your class has a TYPE field Sys.getRegistry().getModule(TYPE.getModule().getModuleName()) .getVendorVersion().toString(); This returns the vendorVersion value written in the module’s build.xml as shown below. <module bajaVersion="3.4" description="Niagara Ax Module" edition="j2se-5.0" name="NiagaraModule" preferredSymbol="nm" vendor="Tridium Inc" vendorVersion="1.3.1" > Disclaimer: Niagara Ax tips in this website are ...

Niagara Ax: How to increase workbench client request timeout

When a Niagara workbench is connected to a remote supervisor, chances are there when client makes a request to the server, requests will be timed out after 1 minute or 60 seconds, because the server was taking more than 60 seconds to service the request. Although Tridium will not encourage this, but we can increase ...

Niagara Ax : Copy a BComponent to a bog file.

In Niagara Ax, a bog file is nothing but a zipped xml. Whenever we need to serialize a BComponent as a file in the station files structure, we can use the below code to achieve the same. /** Copy a BComponent to a bogFile @param comp : The source component @param bogFile : The bogfile ...

Ubuntu 12.04 : Fix for Adobe Flash crashing while playing videos 4

When adobe stopped support for its flash player in linux, it was not just bad news, it was a terrible news as the version then had some serious bugs. One of the common one being the people in the youtube or flash videos appearing in blue color. The blue tint was making everyone in the ...