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PostgreSQL Database Server Configuration

Posted 03-24-2006 at 04:39 AM by sridhar11

PostgreSQL is a fully featured object-relational database management system. It supports a large part of the SQL standard and is designed to be extensible by users in many aspects. Some of the features are: ACID transactions, foreign keys, views, sequences, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions, outer joins, multiversion concurrency control. Graphical user interfaces and bindings for many programming languages are available as well.

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Nvu web editing

Posted 03-21-2006 at 05:34 PM by maxie

Web editing has just become a lot easier now that I´ve opened Nvu the Linux web editor. Now at Version 1.0.

On first glance it seems nice and up to date. A site manager on the left side allowed me to add a couple of existing sites, setting the http address and the local site storage or test server.

The first page I opened was one I had difficulty in Dreamweaver with. The header table was shifting an image down and I could not find what was doing it. But one look at...
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Knoppix Hopes Dashed...At First

Posted 03-20-2006 at 05:00 PM by mowestusa

For pastors, teachers, and volunteers in the church, trying Linux is made easier by the Live CDs. Live CDs boot from the CD-ROM drive, and offer the chance to run Linux without having to touch the hard drive or removing your Windows install. By far the most popular Live CD is Knoppix. As a Linux user I have tried a number of Live CDs like SimplyMepis, DSL, Slax, Puppy Linux, and Kanotix while learning Linux.

What brings me to this post, is a recent experience with Knoppix. I have...
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New stuff I tried out

Posted 03-19-2006 at 11:04 PM by indeliblestamp

I found out this briliantly useful terminal client called yakuake, which gives a quake-style terminal that rolls down smoothly from the top. Just used it a day, and its already in my essentials list.
Other minor stuff I tried this lazy weekend were Katapult, a simple tool to launch your apps; and an amusing extension for thunderbird <!--break-->that converts your mail to leet speak, morse, ROT13 and a few other nice codes.
This is my 1st blog entry :) I'll put my favourite bash...
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The ultimate gaming experience.........with 24 LCD monitors !!!!

Posted 03-19-2006 at 07:53 PM by WhiskeyTangoFoxtrot

Seeing is believing and what beter way to believe that games can be fun until one can see them properly. Enter Andrew Sabri whose research focuses on display wall user interfaces at the Center for Human-Computer Interaction at Virginia Tech. Using 12 Linux servers and a Multi-Head implementation of the X-Server along with a linux implementation of Chromium which enables them to distribute the OpenGL rendering from the head node to all of the servers - the result, Quake3 running at 10,240x3,072 resolution....
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