Wednesday, 13 November 2013

SWAP memory being used handling large datasets (Ubuntu 12.04)

I ran into an issue where SWAP memory was being used in moving around large files in Ubuntu 12.04. This slowed down my computer and I had to restart a couple of times a time. I found the solution at http://askubuntu.com/questions/157793/why-is-swap-being-used-even-though-i-have-plenty-of-free-ram. A similar solution probably works for other distributions.

Sending an SMS via Intent in Android

Alchemy allows users to donate to their chose charities via text message, which it used to do automatically using Android's SmsManager ...