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What's the purpose of `on_rq` field in `task_struct`?view story

http://stackoverflow.com – I am now reading the source code of try_to_wake_up() function of Linux Kernel. This function does a lot and includes this: return p->on_rq == TASK_ON_RQ_QUEUED. So, what is the actually purpose of on_rq field in task_struct. BTW, does there exist some manuals or reading materials to introduce all the fields in task_struct? (HowTos)

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Why Should I call setTranslationX() in transformPage() , doesnt it effect the final postion of the View?view story

http://stackoverflow.com – Hi Guys Im having trouble understanding the usage of transformPage() method in PageTransformer class. take the Official ZoomOut Transformer as an example. public void transformPage(View view, float position) { int pageWidth = view.getWidth(); int pageHeight = view.getHeight(); if (position < -1) { // [-Infinity,-1) // This page is way off-screen to the lef (HowTos)

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Skype Cannot Connect Through Squid3 Proxy Serverview story

http://serverfault.com – Been trying to figure this out for a while to no avail... I have a squid3 proxy server setup on a separate machine on a different network. I'm using the digest user protocol to store access usernames and such for the squid3 server. (HowTos)

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Xperia Z3 DELETED ALL MY SD CARD PICTURESview story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – My stupid phone deleted ALL of my pictures on my SD Card. Have no idea how exactly. Yesterday I swapped my SIM card and when I went to use the camera, it gave me an error saving to the SD Card. And then next thing I know, every picture was deleted. (HowTos)

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[DigiTimes] ECS to leave retail DIY motherboard businessview story

http://www.overclock.net –  "Apparently due to shrinking market demand, ECS might be leaving the market for custom..." (Hardware)

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Will you be upgrading to the Note 5 from the note 4?view story

http://forum.xda-developers.com – If this is true, I see myself passing. http://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonke...rtner=yahootix Personally I don't need a larger battery or a glass back. I do need my removable batter and micro SD slot. (HowTos)

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Installing Ubuntu LXLE on 4GB SSD and external /home partitionview story

http://askubuntu.com – I have been trying to install Ubuntu LXLE on a 4GB SSD with no other hard disks in an old laptop. It fails during install and I have found out that it is because it takes about 4150MB for a full install. So what I planned was to temporarily use my usb-key as a /home and a /boot partition which worked. What I did was: 4GB SSD : mount as / (EXT4) 16GB usb-key, 150MB mount as /boot (EXT4), and 8 (HowTos)

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FFmpeg quality setting for subtitleview story

http://superuser.com – This is a general question, but is such thing exist? I burned .ass full-styled subtitle to a .mp4 video, the quality of burned subtitle is reduced in the output video, ex: the border of the text is blurred. The command I used: ffmpeg -i input.mp4 -vf "ass=subtitle.ass" output.mp4 I checked here and saw no option for it. (HowTos)

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Child Activity is destroyed on Up Navigationview story

http://stackoverflow.com – I have 3 Activities: A, B, and C, which represent 3 pages of a web form. A is the parent activity of B, and B is the parent activity of C. I have properly implemented the Up Navigation by using android:launchMode="singleTop". When I have information is A, information in B, and information in C, I click back when I'm in Activity C, and the information from Activity B shows up. (HowTos)

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How to install Debian packages via internet instead of from a CD?view story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – When I enter root to install sudo on Debian Testing I type this: apt-get install sudo Which returns this: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... (HowTos)

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locate alias with findview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – On small systems where there is no locate installed, How would an alias look like that gets the same result as locate? I can imagine find can produce the same output so an alias could look like alias locate="find / -name" But that doesn't seem to work the same as locate: locate test will only find files with the name exactly called test while locate will find all files containing that. Wo (HowTos)

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access external hard drive from a different networkview story

http://superuser.com – i have an external hard drive that I have connected to an extra computer on my home network. For school and work, I spend a lot of time at another location. (HowTos)