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In the past I alwo wrote the first working CORBA, RMI-IIOP
and SGML-driven HTML parser implementations for GNU
Classpath
and feel as if I have contributed something to get Java
Free. Should we at the end have some use from this, should
not we?

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Another company is refusing to issue a Java RIA code signing certificate for individual. Even if they openly declare they do in they website. Even after I provided the notary-confirmed copies of all documents they requested and they have had two phone interviews with me. Seems really the end of the project. Dalibor, are you reading this?

6 May 2014 (updated 6 May 2014 at 15:54 UTC) »

Java browser plugin has been here for a very long time, and for many years it was available on lots of machines. Yet, there were relatively few reports about somebody successfully using any security holes ever discovered.

We are currently under heavy rain of reports about Java applet security exploits on the wild. Some of these are, most likely, true.

How this could be? If some security bug (or fundamental platform weakness whatsoever) already existed for more than a decade, why nobody used if for exploit before? Why intruders spend so much of they time writing exploits of the now rather legacy platform? Where were they using this time before, instead of attacking the platform that at that time was significantly more widespread and relevant?

28 Apr 2014 (updated 28 Apr 2014 at 06:57 UTC) »

Several days ago, and just by chance, I have discovered that applets on Ultrastudio.org do not run any longer, thanks to the Oracle requirement to sign also applets that run in a sandbox.

It may be a question if one should purchase a signing certificate for over one hundred of dollars per year, for a project that has never generated any revenue. However I was even desperate enough to apply. Unfortunately even this was not helpful: the provider said certificates can only be issued for the officially registered companies and official non profit organizations. Being individual, I am neither one nor another.

The last attempt I may try, maybe some providers issue free certificates for open source projects, if they also do not put the same requirement that open source project should be run like a company. If not, that is the end of the Ultrastudio project.

Platform that requires a yearly fee just to allow others to run your code, and only if you are on behalf of some company, seems not the best for the Free software anyway.

"You are in 'detached HEAD' state. You can look around, make experimental changes ..."

oh, dear ...

7 Mar 2012 (updated 7 Mar 2012 at 20:12 UTC) »

Has anyone successfully installed any flavor of Linux on an ASUS Rampage IV Extreme with an Intel Core i7 3960 (3300) processor?

I have done with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.

1. All 6 cores of the CPU work.
2. All 16 Gb of memory accessible
3. USB works
4. No problem with SATA hard drives.
5. GeForce GTX 560 Ti that I use for graphics is alive.
7. Network requires e1000e-1.9.5 driver, google for it.
8. Azalia audio is not even visibe from Linux, use PCI-Express or USB sound.
9. The only working sensors are CPU temperature core sensors but only from kernel 3.0.0 and after loading coretemp.

The card seems thinking a lot before booting the operating system, so do expect to demonstrate lightning fast startup times. However when one booted it is fast.

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