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Stupid post but I am waiting on a couple of programs to compile and thought I would ask... How long can you stare at a terminal screen? I have been now for about 16 hours, oh and I have been for 16 hours each day for the last 3 days.
Ok so I am a rookie compared to some of you but hey its a try. Man I hate it when a upstream bandwidth provider goes bankrupt, that makes for alot of work for me. But hey at least I get to work in a place that encourages me to learn and work with linux servers.
So whats your record for working at a terminal screen, You are allow to include term in Xwindows as long as you were just using the terminal and not an gui stuff. Me personally I am using serveral terms on 4 different computers in a circle around me :-)
No, No, I was not just compiling one program, that was what I was doing at the moment I was posting. I have been figureing out how to do qmail, vpopmail, vqadmin, with pop3d and imap all logging into a mysql database, and using squirrelmail as the imap webmail client.
I am happy to report that I got it all figured out last night and is all working, now I just have to wait for the dns to filter through the internet.
Ohh and on top of trying to get that stuff working, I have had to add over 50 websites to the server and set up logging for each and transfer the site from a windows server to the linux server, so needless to say its been some long days.
Location: a tiny place caled hendrik ido ambacht in the netherlands
Distribution: SuSE, debian, slackware, lfs
Oh, well seems like there are a few guys that really were compiling for that long. 25 hours, 36 hours. O my god!!
O well. Cheers that you figured it all out. Don't forget to take a break one in a while.
My current favorate is to thump my head off the keyboard or monitor while trying to get whatever the problem of the day fixed on my 30th xterm, as I said above I usually have several xterms going on 4 different computers into one of my servers.