Author Archives: Mike K.

Fedora 19 installation from live USB might not work.. But can be fixed!

A short lengthy and vaguely related story about an SSD It all started a few years ago, when I was just starting to work at Red Hat. SSDs were all the hype, but although promising, they were also pricey and … Continue reading

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HOWTO: Nested KVM based virtual setup with oVirt

I have been working on the oVirt project for almost 3 years now, but I rarely get to experience it from the user’s point of view. Sure there are test days, bug fixes, and other activities that require me to … Continue reading

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Mapping keys for the Mele F10 – for Android 4.2.2

I recently purchased a Mele F10 “air mouse” for my MK808B. I already had the RC11, but preferred the F10 due to several advantages: Slicker looks, it’s a much more sexy remote with a nice Piano Black finish Smaller frame, … Continue reading

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Getting rid of java.lang.ClassNotFoundException when deploying exploded ear

Been having trouble deploying an ear in Eclipse to a JBoss server. Apparently, when you use the server connectors from the JBossAS Tools project, the server deploys the ear as exploded. This is different from the default JBoss server connector, … Continue reading

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Getting rid of “Exception in thread “main” java.lang.SecurityException: Failed to authenticate principal=null, securityDomain=jmx-console”

When I tried to stop the server I always got this annoying exception, and could only stop it by kill. A quick google search found this post: http://community.jboss.org/message/246272#246272 The solution there is to comment out the interceptor named “org.jboss.jmx.connector.invoker.AuthenticationInterceptor” in … Continue reading

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JiperRandom: A better random solution

This is an extension of java.util.Random which I find very useful and use in my tests. Some very useful methods are: nextString, nextEnum, pickRandom and other methods for random numbers as well (which are more flexible than the standard ones … Continue reading

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Useful Eclipse templates

These are some templates I use in eclipse for the auto-completion (Ctrl+Space): Section comments: General section comment (sec): Section comment for constants (secconstants): Section comment for constructors (secctors): Section comment for class fields (secfields): Section comment for class getters & … Continue reading

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