Rockstarapps for Eclipse

A couple of years ago I discovered some awesome plugins for Eclipse. It was by RockstarApps aka Bob Buffone, one of the plugins is the main reason I installed the plugin, It can minify stylesheets and javascripts within the IDE. Unfortunately the update site for these plugins is no longer a live, but this article tells you how to install them without the update site.
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Git build for Ubuntu 12.04

The Git team released version and I made this version available in my Ubuntu repository. Besides the usual suspects, Ubuntu 10.04, 10.10, 11.04 and 11.10, it’s now also available for the upcoming Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) release.
The version currently shipping with Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise) is git v1.7.9.1.
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Investigation in a big spammer.

A few days ago I started receiving spam in my spam queue, not out of the ordinary as every now and then there is a spammer who gets through my plugin and Akismet will dump it in the spam queue. But this time it was different, yes Akismet still dumped the comments in my spam queue, but it was the amount of comments I received. It easily reached 800 comments a day and besides the IP address and email address used, they were all the same. It seems some spam group found themselves a nice big botnet to play with. But wait, why didn’t my plugin AVH First Defense Against Spam stop them from showing up in my spam queue. Time to do some investigating.
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