Ross154   The long, uneventful wait for Elite:Dangerous for Linux

May 25, 2007

Aren’t you a little short for a mail server?

Filed under: hardware,linux — Victor Tramp @ 12:32 pm
Aren't you a little short for a mail server?

Today on this, the 30th anniversary of Star Wars, I have officially added the second smallest Linux server I’ve ever had, to my network.. Introducing the Debian powered NSLU2! I don’t know what job it’ll do yet. I thought maybe I’d use it for Apache, and it occured to me that trading my 640MB RAM Debian/PPC for a 32MB RAM Debian/ARMle probably wouldn’t cut it after all the PHP and PERL got on there.. So maybe i’ll migrate the mail service over.. We’ll see if anyone’s even bothered to port Cyrus, and even then, Cyrus isn’t exactly a slim running memory conservative app either…

Anyway, I’m super excited (I’m easy to excite,) my second entirely solid state server [at least until i add more drives,] and my first entirely solid state general purpose server, and yet another non-x86 machine! that’s PPC, SPARC, MIPS, and now ARM, then x86! take that Intel!!

I really showed them… ^_^

May 23, 2007

A Linux Friendly Zone, are you in one?

Filed under: advocacy,linux — Victor Tramp @ 11:51 pm
A Linux Friendly Zone, are you in one?

There are many ways to approach the subject of Linux advocacy. I’ve selected to start my particular discussion of it at this point.

The point of running Linux is more to sustain ones own freedom than for any other reason. Linux is just as good as Windows, or MacOS X. Linux has its own strengths and weaknesses, as any other good operating system does. What’s important however, is neither Linux’s strengths or its weaknesses, but that you are free to use your computer to its fullest, and that you cannot be told or sold what to do, no matter what. Furthermore, as time passes, and computers invade even more aspects of your lives; Linux only improves.

If freedom isn’t important, then Linux isn’t important. The sheer level of success which Free Software and Linux have achieved thusfar, as a free movement, speaks volumes about whether or not it is an important social development; no matter anyone’s opinion of it.

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May 22, 2007

New Kid on the Block..

Filed under: hardware,linux — Victor Tramp @ 11:30 pm
New Kid on the Block..

I have no idea how this is gonna turn out.. But I bought a new notebook from TigerDirect. I wonder if I will be disappointed..

By new, I mean slightly used.. This will be my first Acer notebook. It has 3 mouse buttons, so I’m feeling an irrational anticipation of happiness..

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May 14, 2007

Al Sharpton consults for Microsoft?

Filed under: linux,politix — Victor Tramp @ 12:10 pm
Al Sharpton consults for Microsoft?

So, Open Source software infringes 235 patents, you say..

from freenode, #scvlug

[11:36] Mousey i liked that article
[11:37] Mousey it’s very alarmist
[11:37] fords well, at this point i don’t think i can safely predict how it will all turn out
[11:41] Mousey i can
[11:41] Mousey 235 patches!
[11:41] Mousey ^_^

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It’s monday, and you know what that means

Filed under: Stuff — Victor Tramp @ 8:52 am
It's monday, and you know what that means

DON’T even try it…

May 8, 2007

IMPORTANT REMINDER for next monday

Filed under: Stuff — Victor Tramp @ 10:29 am
IMPORTANT REMINDER for <i>next</i> monday

REDMILL is NOT open on Mondays..

May 7, 2007

Cruzin’ down tha street in my ’64

Filed under: Stuff — Victor Tramp @ 10:25 am
Cruzin' down tha street in my '64

It’s monday again.. Please remember to carpool.

May 3, 2007

Hi Dan!!

Filed under: linux,Stuff — Victor Tramp @ 10:44 am
Hi Dan!!

Just wanna give a shoutout to my man Dan Kaminsky! Not that I know him personally, but I just noticed his b0xen have been scanning my DNS, so I just wanted to give a quick what up, and I hope i’m configured correctly! 😉

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