Harddisk Foo

I had my fair share of harddisk failures in the past and last night I got hit again. If anybody had problems accessing my site, then please accept my apologies. One of the hard drives in my server failed, which in itself is covered by the software RAID. But for an unknown reason the MySQL […]

Windows Keyboard Typing Consecutive Numbers Foo

This Windows Foo showed it’s ugly head today for the first time and I was simply flabbergasted. Whatever I typed, only the first letter appeared correctly and from there on the system was showing consecutive numbers. Something like this for good ol’ hello world: H2345678901 It happened first in a Java application so, I suspected […]

R.I.P. Medibuntu

While trying to update my desktop box, which is still running Quantal, I saw these nice error messages: W: Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/quantal/free/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/quantal/non-free/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/quantal/free/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch http://packages.medibuntu.org/dists/quantal/non-free/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found E: Some index files failed […]