A few thoughts in the last hours of year 2013

Normally I’m writing technical articles in my blog or at least try to keep them as technical as I can, but since it’s the last day of the year I just wanted to summarize what was important for me during the last year, what  would I take with me in the next year and what […]

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The state of testing 2013 – survey

This is a great initiative of the guys from  Tea Time with Testers and  QA Intelligence to start a survey and gather all the software testers form around the world and who would like to participate to give their opinion on the topic of software testing and some important questions that all of us have ot deal with everyday. Some […]

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Scared bug

Quality means bugs

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No, not that little fellow, I mean software bugs 🙂 Introduction I’ve had a lot of conversations with co-workers on whether a bug should be logged or not, and I really enjoyed some very creative excuses on skipping the defect tracking part of the debugging process. I don’t know if it’s ego, or simply attempting […]

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Lubuntu 13.10 reduce brightness issue

Since the last version of Ubuntu – 13.10 – “saucy salamander”, I’ve been experiencing several issues, apps stopped working, crashes etc. This is kind of normal stuff, with each new release of an open source distribution, there’s a period in which you have to be patient to have the communities release some patches of what […]

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Improve your lame security part 1: Browsers

I’ve had enough, I’m tired of reading people’s nonsense about how they got “hacked” so they had to switch their Facebook account or Skype or whatever. As a person involved in the IT area I feel it like an obligation to give some directions to people who probably take their first steps in working with […]

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Software testing – Mythbusters style

This idea came to my mind as a joke, I thought to myself “What if Mythbusters were software testers” and to be honest, the more I think of it, the more similarities I find between software QA job and the Mythbuster’s job. Of course not that QA’s are always trying to blow up and brake […]

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Error, fault and failure – what’s it all about?

Since I recently started my career as a QA I am still learning lots of new things. I wont lie if I say all the definitions from textbooks and ISTQB books still look a bit blurry to me. So every new breakthrough I achieve matters. Same case was with the definitions of “error”, “fault” and […]

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Creating RAM disc – Linux

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Since it happened to me to have this task as my homework assignment in the Telerik’s software academy Linux administration course, I decided to have this valuable knowledge shared here. For starters lets first define RAM disc: basically we might refer to this as a RAM memory turned into a storage device instead  of random […]

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Инсталиране на Virtual Box под Linux, практически tutorial

Без да имам претенции да съм true master във виртуализацията, реших да кача едно кратко предимно картинно туториалче затова как се инсталира Virtual Box  и виртуална машина на него, под Linux. За целта ползваме host Fedora 18 x86-64, а на виртуалката ще качим Cent  OS 6. Започваме със стандартното преминаване към root с командата su […]

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