Monthly Archives: August 2014

Java 8 in Action, co-authored by the Lab’s Prof Alan Mycroft and Raoul-Gabriel Urma, released

Java 8 in Action, co-authored by the Computer Laboratory’s Professor Alan Mycroft and PhD student Raoul-Gabriel Urma, along with Mario Fusco, has been released. The book is a clearly written guide to the new features of Java 8. The book … Continue reading

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new slogin-otpw server – generate a new pad

mgk25 has just released version 1.5 of OTPW which does not need to use $HOME for the pad. This allows per-host local pads, removing the problems on NFS sec=krb5 systems. The DNS name slogin-otpw now points at the testing slogin … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 10.04 lucid libc bug

A libc bug involving nscd may cause some Ubuntu 10.04 systems to fail in various ways. The quick fix is to run “cl-asuser service nscd stop” and “cl-update-system” to install a fixed libc. Ubuntu 10.04 is getting a bit old … Continue reading

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