Murray Wilson Is Awesome

My pal Murray Wilson does great things – he and AWOL take kids the system doesn’t want and teaches them to take apart, clean and refurbish computers the system doesn’t want – computers that would otherwise go to the landfill. They then put linux on them and put them out into the community with families… Continue reading Murray Wilson Is Awesome

Highlights in an Otherwise Disappointing Day

I’ve been sick all week. It finally got bad enough that I went to the doctor today and… I’ve got bronchitis. Hooray! I’ve got steroids and an industrial-strength decongestant to try to get the gunk out of my chest. I’ve been exhausted and in pain all week. I’m still exhausted and still in pain (it’s… Continue reading Highlights in an Otherwise Disappointing Day

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I feel so geekily accomplished.

I feel so geekily accomplished. I’m installing GNOME2 on the uber-box and have already completed the schema for a new project (reporting – not exciting). What else will I be able to accomplish today? Who knows!!?? It’s not even 11! Maybe I’ll rewrite everything in Java (which I need to learn). Maybe I’ll invent a… Continue reading I feel so geekily accomplished.

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Etc

I updated my linux newbie page to tell you how to start XWindows from the command prompt. Also, if you were planning on installing YellowDog Linux 2.2 on a newer quicksilver G4 – don’t. Let me save you the trouble. There’s a problem with the new kernel and the installer that will totally hose you.… Continue reading Etc

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