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21 Most Important Java 8 VM Options for Servers

In this video I explain some 21 JVM parameters which are suited for most server applications. If you have any questions, you can read those links below for more information or just ask in the comments section.

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Upgrade to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS – All you need to know

Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr is out! If you want to upgrade to the lastest and greatest version of the Ubuntu Linux operation system you might want to follow this guide! I’ve described the process in great detail showing the complete upgrade process with screenshots to just follow along.

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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander fast and hassle free!

Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander is out! If you want to upgrade to the lastest and greatest version of the Ubuntu Linux operation system you might want to follow this guide! I’ve described the process in great detail showing the complete upgrade process with screenshots to just follow along or watch the screencast.

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Optimize your PNG/JPEG images with no quality-loss in minutes!

Hi, have you ever woundered from time to time if all those gigabyte of images on your hard drive really need to be all that big?!

Normally, if you compress images, you lose quality. If you want to keep optimal quality you will normally end up with big files. So you either have to sacrifice quality or file size. If you are interested on how to get both, read on!

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What easy to use Linux distribution to use for old computers?

I got mail from Rodk some weeks ago. He asked me a question that, I guess, many people have when they want to give new life to an old computer. Here is what he asked me:

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Quick Hint: How to save energy in Linux by turing your screen off when locking

Hi!

In my office I frequently lock my screen when I leave my desk. I found out, after pressing the Screen locking shortcut in Ubuntu 13.04 (and the versions before) the screen goes black but is still turned on and therefor consumes more energy than necessary. I hate wasting resources (and battery life) so I began to look for a solution…

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Quick Hint: How to remove a file from subversion version control after accidently adding it?

Hi!

I guess you all had this situation when using subversion / svn: You just created a new project and added many many files…. just to see that there is this ONE file which should no be included into subversion versioning control.

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Upgrade to Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail in less than 20 minutes without problems

Do you want to upgrade to the lastest and greatest version of the Ubuntu Linux operation system? You want to do the upgrade fast and avoid any hassles? Then, this guide is for you!

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Wipe „.DS_Store“ and other resource fork files from disk

Imagine this:

You get some files from a friend or you just copy over some stuff from your Mac to your other computer running Windows or Linux. Harddisk, USB or external storages are polluted by these files. How to clean up the mess?

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