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Until 2014-03-31: Java software developer against legacy Cobol code at Kewill in Denmark. MUCH more fun than it sounds :)

After 2014-04-01: Java Developer at Statsbiblioteket. Initially working on Netarchive.

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7-bit ASCII rendering of my name for those who want to address me without a Danish/Norwegian keyboard: "Thorbjoern"


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Nov
18
comment safeboot and wubi
Where is the fun in that?
Nov
18
comment What filesystem is Wubi?
This is not a trivial task. Much better to create a backup of your current installation, and restore it to a freshly created installation as you want it.
Nov
18
comment What Filesystem to use for Linux Ubuntu?
@TylerK, ext2 is fine but if anything happens like a power failure while the disk is mounted, you need to check the whole disk for consistency before it can be reliably used again.
Sep
8
comment Is it possible to run an old 16-bit DOS application under Windows 7 64-bit?
XP mode works but is not suitable for games. It runs a full XP inside an integrated version of VirtualPC.
Sep
4
comment Launch jar files on 64 bit java in Windows 7
Not unless they link in native code, like SWT. A pure java program can be run unmodified on any Java SE JVM.
Sep
4
comment Launch jar files on 64 bit java in Windows 7
What do you mean by "is still 32 bit"?
Sep
4
answered Launch jar files on 64 bit java in Windows 7
Aug
18
comment Does an equivalent of Time Machine exist for Windows?
Incremental backups are not as fancy as with Time Machine.
Aug
18
comment How can I change to the previous directory instead of going up?
I like the concept but never got used to them.
Aug
8
comment Mac OS X logfile viewer
less -F is useful in Terminal.app (or key F in less)
Jul
18
comment Determining if a hard disk has been removed and data copied from it?
This needs to be anticipated. You cannot ask the drive back in time.
Jun
23
answered What parameter would I need to make Java run 1.6?
Jun
8
comment I am not able to install any new software on my ubuntu 10.10
what does "some mistake" mean?
Jun
8
comment Better Emacs Toolbar Icons?
Build a gtk version?
May
31
comment Does ReadyBoost really improve performance?
@jet, the seek time is much lower on memory based drives. Hence if the file is small it can be retrieved faster anyway.
May
22
answered What features should I look for in a laptop for virtualization-heavy workloads?
May
6
comment Undo an “rm -rf ~” command?
@Fake Name, really? Has worked well for me.
May
6
comment Undo an “rm -rf ~” command?
OS X sets the bar for how backups should work (especially with Time Capsule). See maketecheasier.com/… for suggestions how to get somewhat the same thing with Ubuntu.
May
4
comment can we use android tablet as an extended monitor
Can this arrangement extend the desktop?
May
4
comment can we use android tablet as an extended monitor
Should be ón superusers