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Solving slow curl and wget calls in CentOS

I recently ran into an issue with very slow curl and wget calls. After diagnosing for a while I realized that it had something to do with resolving DNS. My nameserver entries were set as 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 so I didn’t think the name servers were the problem. After a lot of trial an error… Read More »

Java not working in Chrome on OS X (Lion)

If you have upgraded your browser to Lion, you have probably noticed that Java doesn’t run in your browser anymore. From what I can tell, it doesn’t run in any browser. It’s a pretty easy fix. Open terminal and type: /Applications/Utilities/Java\ Preferences.app/Contents/MacOS/Java\ Preferences  This will downloading some files and do an installation. Once it is… Read More »