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Why Doesn’t it Just Work

Well I just finished a healthy 2-hour session with Google Reader and have a few things to comment on, but at the moment, I just wanted to make a quick post.

I’ve been using Linux for five years. I’m in the process of planning to move a lot ...

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Sun Blog

Well, I’ve created my official Sun Microsystems blog as Campus Ambassador for Rutgers University. Not that I honestly think anyone reads the non-technical blog entries here, but if you do, you may want to check out the Sun blog as well.

Most of the Sun blog entries will probably ...

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*nix

First off, my Sun blog should be coming sometime this weekend/early next week. If I post anything interesting there, I’ll be sure to cross-post it.

This morning at work, while reading Digg, I came by two interesting links that got me thinking: 5 Reasons Your Parents Should Use ...

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Sun, Solaris, other fun stuff

A few bits of news, none of them too important:

I’ve just been hired as the Sun Microsystems Campus Ambassador for Rutgers University. Essentially, my job is to tell students, faculty, staff, and researchers about Sun’s open source technologies and what they can do. This involves giving some ...

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Bug/Issue Tracking - Update / Review of Eventum

So, after many hours of investigating potential bug/issue tracking packages, I have chosen one. And gone live with it, all in one weekend. After much evaluation, my final choice was Eventum from MySQL (I’m using the current version, 2.0.1). I will admit that it is not ...

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Bug / Issue Tracking Software

I recently posted the following to the DevShed forum in hope of an answer:

I’ve spent the last 48 hours reading up on bug tracking software. At the moment, I’m using the SourceForge tracker for my public projects and a custom (lightweight kludge) system for internal and customer-specific ...

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The Death of a Disk

A few months ago, a disk on my Compaq Proliant ML370 went down. The machine has 6 Ultra3 Wide SCSI 15k RPM drives, 18 Gb each, in a RAID 0+1, so I figured that between such a configuration and weekly complete tape backups, I’d be pretty much set ...

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Access control in ViewVC

ViewVC (www.viewvc.org), a popular web-based frontend to CVS and SVN, has no access control mechanism, nor does CVS. As a result, when using ViewVC, anyone who can see the web page can browse, download, and view files in the entire CVS repository. While I initially loved this, as ...

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Update

I haven’t been too active on here lately, mainly due to spending my summer as a paid transport EMT, working 50 hours a week or so, and still trying to keep up on “life”.

I have a few things planned for the next month or so of summer, so ...

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