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About shizen008

Breaking things and getting in trouble for it since '74. Disclaimer: I am not responsible if I make your head explode reading this blog! The writings here are my own expression and not of any companies. I currently work on being a QA for B2G aka Firefox OS

Blob free now on task cluster

Bug 1175934 – [B2G] Add support to build blobfree images has landed and is now available on task cluster : https://tools.taskcluster.net/index/artifacts/#gecko.v1.mozilla-central.latest.linux.aries-blobfree/gecko.v1.mozilla-central.latest.linux.aries-blobfree.opt What is Blob free?  see https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Firefox_OS/Building#Building_a_blob_free_full_system_zip That’s right.  if you follow Bug 1166276 – (b2g-addon) [meta] Getting a B2G Installer Addon, … Continue reading

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Modifying multiple bugs in a search query in bugzilla:

[2:51pm] nhirata_: swilkes: you mentioned you can do bulk edits to bugzilla bugs?  how do you do that? [2:51pm] nhirata_: ( I would like to edit the priority field to a bunch of bugs I created 0 [2:51pm] nhirata_: ) … Continue reading

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Possible script to standup an linux box with b2g… still need to work out some parts:

# Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit OS: B2G installer # the following will get your machine all updated sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade # add repos sudo apt-add-repository ppa:chris-lea/node.js sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install python-software-properties sudo … Continue reading

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From the desk of Mark Surman,

Hi there, We’re reaching out to you now because three sections of the PATRIOT Act expire soon, which gives us a rare opportunity to push for reforms that will protect our privacy while also keeping us safe. Congress is going … Continue reading

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Considering the chipsets of the mobile products are starting to get more and more powerful…

I get the feeling that chipsets in mobile will get to a point where it’s just as powerful as the desktop machines. What if… we make a computer cluster of mobile devices + desktop devices whether through web or through … Continue reading

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Device Pref, Device Settings w/ WebIDE

So apparently talking to fabrice, you should be able to add: pref(“network.proxy.type”, 1); pref(“network.proxy.http”, “179.221.116.230”); pref(“network.proxy.http_port”, 3128); to b2g.js to change the proxy server. You can also do this in the Simulator. From WebIDE > Runtime > Device Preferences Add … Continue reading

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Playing with inserting JS into apps

Thanks to one of our contributors ( Jamie_ ), I learned that we can insert some JS code into the simulator to have it trigger certain things. Here are the steps to get to the scratch pad in WebIDE: 1. … Continue reading

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