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Fedora 14 netbook new setup

I got rid of Ubuntu 10.10 on my netbook and installed the new Fedora 14. It’s nice to get away from the whole unity interface and have things like rdesktop work properly. Ended up putting this content on a page … Continue reading

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puppet at home

After talking with a coworker today, I decided that I would go ahead and use puppet on my netbook. I don’t constantly distrohop, but when I do, it would be nice to have puppet automatically install all the packages I … Continue reading

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lbcd stuck in stat D state wchan sync_p

== update == We ended up just upgrading them to 5.5 when it came out and so far it hasn’t happened again. == end update == So I’m having a weird situation with our Centos 5.4 AMD boxes that are … Continue reading

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Funny process kill with strace

Found out a weird thing where my process would hang when I tried to do a df and one of the nfs mounts would just hang there on our CentOS 5 machines. I found that if I killed the process … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Karmic Koala out tomorrow!

By the time you read this you should head over to http://www.ubuntu.com and get the newest release of Karmic Koala! I’ve been running the beta for awhile on my desktop and the new bootup is blazing fast. My computer has … Continue reading

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ccrypt

I was looking for a file encryption tool that’s like axcrypt for my unix systems. I didn’t want to use crypt because of what people say how weak it is. I stumbled upon ccrypt though which uses the Rijndael cipher … Continue reading

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Linux user for awhile

I’ve used Ubuntu has my primary O/S for almost 3 years now. I remember that when I quit  playing WoW, that I completely destroyed my Windows partition and went cold turkey into Linux.  I was fine actually since all I … Continue reading

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Linux server reboots/hangs

The other day there was a problem with a server that would reboot randomly and occasionally hang. One thing that was done was that memtest+ ran perfectly fine on the server without reporting any problems and that when the top … Continue reading

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openmoko released to the world!

Openmoko's cellphone, the New FreeRunner has finally been released to the consumer world. Right now you can go to their store and buy their phones! The price is a little steep at US$399 but think about the cool program you … Continue reading

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