• An Update

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    There have been a lot of changes going on for me in the past few months. Without going onto a lot of details that I would rather not share, I’ve changed a lot in my personal and online life and I’ve taken on some new interests and possible changes in my future. This blog has […]

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  • Distrobox is Awesome

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    What is Distrobox? Distrobox is a project that I learned about a few months ago from Fedora magazine. Distrobox is a piece of software that will allow you to run containerized terminal and graphical-based applications from many Linux distributions on many other Linux distributions. For example: You can run applications from Arch’s AUR on openSUSE. […]

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  • The Wonders of Modern Life

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    Last Friday, my wife and I packed up our car and drove 9.5 hours south from Prague, Czech Republic through Austria and Slovenia to a small coastal town in Croatian on the Adriatic sea. We used the Waze app on my Android phone for guidance all the way there. We stayed in an Airbnb that […]

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  • Usenet Newsreader Reviews

    This is an idea that I’m playing around with. Here are some categories for any reviews. They could later depending on what I learn while doing the reviews. Availability Installation Setup Posting Articles Filtering and Killfiles Miscellaneous Features Final Comments

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  • Long time no post

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    For the past year, I’ve been posting to a private server that I was running. Now that server is offline because I need to save money and so I’ll be writing here again.

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  • DAPS in a Container

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    DAPS is OpenSUSE’s “DocBook Authoring and Publishing Suite” that is used to build documentation for SUSE and OpenSUSE. It actually requires A LOT of dependencies when being installed and for that reason alone, it’s actually better to run it in a container. This is my image and how I use it. docker run -v ~/myproject/:/home/user […]

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  • What would you like to see most in minix?

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    I’m working on a couple of presentations and I wanted to share this nugget of joy with anyone who hasn’t actually read it. Path: gmdzi!unido!fauern!ira.uka.de!sol.ctr.columbia.edu!zaphod.mps. ohio-state.edu!wupost!uunet!mcsun!news.funet.fi!hydra!klaava!torvalds From: torvalds@klaava.Helsinki.FI (Linus Benedict Torvalds) Newsgroups: comp.os.minix Subject: What would you like to see most in minix? Summary: small poll for my new operating system Keywords: 386, preferences Message-ID: […]

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  • Linux newbies shouldn’t dual boot

    If you lurk around many Linux support forums, you are bound to see the regular post that looks something like this: Hi, I’m new to Linux. I tried to dual boot Windows and Ubuntu, now I can’t use my computer at all because it has errors. Help!!! Troubleshooting Grub errors is difficult enough. Troubleshooting Grub […]

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  • Proposing a new newsgroup: Internet History

    I am thinking about making a formal proposal for one of two newunmoderated groups. The group would either be comp.internet.history orsoc.history.internet. I think you can see where these two names couldpossibly overlap. The general idea of the new group is to discuss retro internettechnologies such as IRC, ftp sites, BBSs (telnet and otherwise), MUDS,MOOs, and […]

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  • Why Stack Exchange is Broken (and Reddit too)

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    I’m going to begin this rant by saying that there are some things that that the Stack Exchange network is really good with: mainly, programming help. However, it really sucks when it comes to providing help with a specific application where there is already a community. For the past year, I have been the #1 […]

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