Category Archives: Unix

Gotta’ get ‘em all.

And now I have them all. Maybe I can reduce the load on my wan pipe by setting up a mirror for the island.

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Installing Open Solaris as a Xen domU

This particular dom0 is running Ubuntu 8.10 on an amd64 kernel using an lvm volume group called ‘vg0′. Adjust accordingly. Note that the credentials for this particular live cd are: unprivileged username: jack unprivileged password: jack privileged username: root privileged … Continue reading

Posted in freenode, irc, sun, Unix, virtualization, xen | 6 Comments

boycottnovell.com not interested in solving problems

But don’t take my word for it. The folks on their IRC channel have put it pretty plainly themselves. They’re not interested in offering solutions to problems, they instead seem interested in bemoaning their lot in life for fun and … Continue reading

Posted in abuse, Free Software, freenode, irc, journalism, lilo, linpeople, linux, microsoft, novell, open source, openprojects, rms, security, spam, Unix | 19 Comments

does anyone else feel forced to produce crap?

Management wants MORE RESULTS NOW NO MATTER WHAT THE COST!!!!! I feel like the world is telling me to give them more crap, less useful code! Does anyone else feel like business requirements are forcing them to produce lots of … Continue reading

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hello world in perl6 with parrot

$ mkdir -p /usr/src/svn/perl/parrot && \ cd /usr/src/svn/perl/parrot/ && \ svn co https://svn.perl.org/parrot/trunk && \ cd trunk && \ perl Makefile.PL && \ make && \ cd languages/perl6/ && \ make && \ ../../parrot perl6.pbc say “hello world” hello world … Continue reading

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Setting up a cluster

So… I guess at this point, the hosts on colliertech.org could be considered a cluster. We have all of the services you would expect from a real ISP running on the network at this point. I think. I’m learning more … Continue reading

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Please begin seeding etch release candidates with me

http://cdimage.debian.org/cdimage/etch_di_rc1/amd64/bt-dvd/

Posted in bittorrent, debian, etch, Free Software, images, linux, open source, plog, plogs, politics, release announcements, rss, tags, ubuntu, Unix, work, xorg | Leave a comment

Someone asked recently….

Their question was “Why is VMS so much faster than Unix?” They of course used the new fangled words for “VMS” and “Unix,” but the idea was the same. The short answer is that it’s because they are different operating … Continue reading

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