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Posted 05-06-2011 at 05:02 AM by neonsignal
Updated 05-06-2011 at 05:38 AM by neonsignal

This is a series of entries on Linux related tasks. They aren't documented thoroughly enough to go into a wiki, but might be useful to others. By default, they are aimed at the latest debian stable distro. Some are memory joggers rather than being particularly insightful! Comments pointing out errors and omissions are welcome.
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Oldies, but goodies.

Posted 05-05-2011 at 04:22 AM by peonuser

Finally have the cobol compiler working. Whoopee. If can even be used for cgi. Thought I might write a couple of business programs with it also. Had to compile from source. Love open source.

Directron has a big deal going on today. If I did not live so far away and the price of fuel so high, I would go. Need to work on the house anyway.

Jameco sent me a catalog. Ut oh. Better hide it so I do not order anything.

In a “who’s on first” moment, A friend asked...
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Checking Oracle Database without using

Posted 05-05-2011 at 01:52 AM by brownie_cookie

Let me write a small HOW-TO for checking your Oracle Database without using the tnsnames.ora file

This is written thanks to the help of my good friend EricTRA.
He provided me helpfull links and helped me for getting the solution.

This being said, here is the link which guided me : Helpfull Link !!

So, I'm going to write this HOW-TO regarding the link and a plugin for Nagios and if you have an Oracle Database, this is the place you want to be....
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Posted 05-05-2011 at 12:52 AM by TheIndependentAquarius
Updated 01-10-2012 at 08:02 AM by TheIndependentAquarius

Is procrastination a psychological problem or a habit?

I get nervous when I see a huge pile of work lying ahead
of me! I feel the nervousness in my body, my thinking
process slows down. I start finding excuses of postponing
the task. I feel the need to sleep. I start looking out
for the rest of the non-so-important jobs and can't
get them completed too, since at the back of my mind is a
heavy load of the major task which I am yet to start!...
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Downloading Ubuntu

Posted 05-04-2011 at 06:53 PM by megasaputra

Finally, I downloaded new version of Ubuntu yesterday. I don't know, whether the download has finished. I will see it afternoon. I downloaded not in the ubuntu website. It it so long to loading the webpage. May be, some many people want to download in this website too. So, I downloaded in other website which there is a new version of ubuntu to download.
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