Archive for the ‘Technology’ Category

irssi, screen, and growl… Nerdy goodness.

At $dayjob, we use IRC a lot. Most everyone runs irssi in screen, so they can re-attach whenever and whereever and not miss out on important info. Today I thought to myself “Surely SOMEONE is doing irssi in screen and wants growl notifications”. As ridiculous as it sounds, someone was. I took their approach, briefly […]

April 17, 2012 • Posted in: FOSS, How-To, Linux, OSX, Technology • 3 Comments

ADTEN

A short entry to let you know that I have recently been instrumental in coining a new phrase in the Project Management Lexicon Of Silly Phrases… ADTEN. ADTEN = Arbitrary Difficulty/Time Estimate Number. 1 = < 1 day, simple task 2 = 1 – 5 days 3 = 5 – 10 days 4 = 10 […]

PIPA / SOPA / PROTECT IP Act – A horrible, terrible, awful, no-good idea

I know I haven’t posted here in a while. A long while, actually… But I feel this is vitally important and I am more than a little disturbed by the possibility that America, home of free speech and purported bastion of personal expression, is coming as close as it is to a horrendous, wholesale miscarriage […]

RHCE

Last week I took the RH300 course- the fast track RHSA+RHCE for seasoned admins. While I can’t talk about the details of the test, I will say that the class was awesome. I learned an awful lot about some very cool stuff, including selinux, LVM, filesystem ACLs, automount, and lots of other stuff I don’t […]

Good night, Sun.

This has been a long time coming… To be fair, we all saw it coming when the merger happened. Ironically, this will be the best thing to happen in FOSS for a while now. At first I was concerned by the purchase- Oracle was wrapping their squeeze-happy hands around OpenSolaris, MySQL, and Java? Oh no! […]