Category: linux

Okay, third time lucky… Last weekend I went to LUGRadio Live 2006. I had a blast from the moment I got to the initial Friday lunch meet to the moment I left, annoyed I couldn’t stay for the after show…

What if Microsoft redesigned the iPod packaging? And if you can tell me the name of the track that accompanies most of this, I’ll be your friend forever.

So, this is how my mail works: Mail going to things at aquarionics go to Sneaky Mail going to things at gkhs go to Jar Other mail goes to POP accounts All mail is pulled from POP/Sneaky/Jar to Atoll, my…

This is how debian Woody (and all sane systems) clean up PHP disk based (the default) sessions: Every x (default: 1000) requests, PHP will delete all outdated sessions. This is how Debian Sarge does it: Every half hour (at 9…

How to set up IPCop with a Conexant ADSL Modem (AKA Dynamode ADSL PCI Modem) Put PCI Card into machine Put network card into machine Download and burn IPCop ISO Install it. Put the ADSL Settings in the ADSL Settings…

So, I saw gonzui and thought it might be useful. wget http://kent.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/gonzui/gonzui-1.1.tar.gz tar zxvf gonzui-1.1.tar.gz cd gonzui-1.1 ./configure (Fail) sudo apt-get install ruby ./configure (Fail) sudo apt-get install bdb apt-cache search bdb sudo apt-get install libdbm-ruby1.8 ./configure (Fail) (Google) cd…

As of this day, I am paying three of my hard-earned pounds every month to the folks of the Transgaming project, in return for software. Transgaming is an oddity in the F/OSS world. It started off as “WineX”, a fork…

Lexmark printers are notorious for being crapper than a crap thing on St Craps day, whilst playing Craps in a pile of crap on the planet “Crap” within the solar-system “Crap”, especially under Linux. Nevertheless, I bought one. Because it…

Lack of posts. Here’s why: My main problem with Zope is the documentation which is either a) for a version in advance of the one I’m using; b) has a prerequisite level I can only aspire to; or c) Doesn’t…

So, the week then. Tuesday I got home from work at about 20:00 as usual. I discovered that atoll, my main server and home to my life, documents, music and email was thrashing at a 50.00 load average and the…