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illustrator transparency mask

great tutorial on creating transparency masks… maybe i’ll learned myself good this time and remember! http://www.bittbox.com/illustrator/opacity-mask-basics-illustrator

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ubuntu – determine installed memory size, speed, banks, etc..

lshw -C MEMORY or, dmidecode –type 5,6,16,17

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UBUNTU check free memory and free mem empty cache

check memory usage: cat /proc/meminfo or free free command displays amount of total, free and used physical memory (RAM) in the system, as well as shoing information on shared memory, buffers, cached memory and swap space used by the Linux kernel. Syntax of free free -[options] Example usage of free free -m The command will…

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UBUNTU dpkg–configure-a E: dpkg was interrupted error

somehow my apt-get got torqued and wouldn’t work anymore. i tried running: sudo dpkg –configure -a i couldn’t do this command because the last install download was still in place. dpkg: parse error, in file ‘/var/lib/dpkg/updates/some_file’ near line 0: you can take care of this error by removing (rm) the file and rruning dpkg again…

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PHP + Javascript – limit characters in multiple text areas within same form

Javascript  <script language=”javascript” type=”text/javascript”> //http://www.phpfreaks.com/forums/javascript-help/%28solved%29-javascript-character-limit-with-multiple-textareas/ function checkTextArea(id,limit){ //alert (“id ” +id +” limit ” + limit); if (document.getElementById(id)){ //alert(“id ” + id); var txt = document.getElementById(id).value; if (txt.length>limit){ //alert (“reached text limit: ” + limit + ” characters”); document.getElementById(id).value = txt.substr(0,limit); } len = document.getElementById(id).value.length; //alert (“len: ” + len); //alert (“limit”); span_id = “counter”…

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gonz krooked kronicles

Mark Gonzales Krooked Kronicles from dlxsf on Vimeo.

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MySQL 5 move data directory (datadir) to new mount RAID location on UBUNTU 10

i setup a RAID 5 system for our mysql database and wanted to move it over on ubuntu 10. MOVE MYSQL first stop mysql service mysql stop i’m paranoid, so i check the status service mysql status copy your MySQL database files to the new location. in this instance my RAID drive is located at:…

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Ubuntu 10.x completely remove and clean MySQL installation

In my attempt to move the MySQL datadir I have a messed up MySQL installation. Here’s how I’ve completely removed MySQL 5.1 from Ubuntu 10.x. i have a messed up installation and need to completely remove MySQL and re-install it. Warning, this will delete *everything* associated with MySQL on ubuntu! It does give you a…

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kinetic sculpture…

i’d like one of these..

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PHP format datestamp

convert: 2011-01-05 09:48:49 to: January 05, 2011 09:01AM $datestamp = date(‘F d, Y h:mA’, strtotime($archive_row[‘archive_datestamp’])) ;

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php session cache limiter

Warning : session_start() [function.session-start ]: Cannot send session cache limiter – headers already sent (output started at XXXX note to self: somehow my page had a whitespace before the

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illustrator starburst tutorial

nice tutorial here: http://hughroper.com/tips/illustrator-starburst-rays

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