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On a personal note...

Posted 06-24-2009 at 12:03 AM by Shingoshi
Updated 06-25-2009 at 12:31 AM by Shingoshi

Recently, I had one of those "life's getting in the way" moments. In fact, it was the whole day. It left me very disturbed with the outcome of a project I had hoped to have finished and presently running. But things didn't turn out that way, and I wrote one of my friends ranting about my current misery.

Now mind you, this is someone who has known for about 20 years now. In fact, he says he knew me longer than that. We just hadn't formed a friendship until years after our being...
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Posted 06-23-2009 at 11:06 PM by pereb
Updated 03-01-2010 at 03:14 PM by pereb (more relevant links)

Last month I wrote about the crossroads I was at in my career. Well, I decided it was time to take some action. Since Iím new to certifications, I talked to some friends in the field and did some looking around online, and decided to pick up PMP video training from PREPLOGIC.COM (here: I love it. I bought the PMP practice exam from PrepLogic, too but Iíve really just started looking at that.

I looked into...
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Somewhere, over the rainbow...

Posted 06-23-2009 at 10:32 PM by Shingoshi
Updated 06-23-2009 at 10:36 PM by Shingoshi

How much do you engage in imagination about what Linux is fully capable of? Is Linux simply something that you use, and don't give much else thought to it? Have you ever wondered what a society driven by Linux or open-source would look like? Are you limited to thinking the other guys will always rule the world?

Are you content to be on the fringe of society, rather being a significant component of it? Do you marginalize Linux and open-source in general by thinking what can't be achieved,...
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Driven by example...

Posted 06-23-2009 at 02:46 PM by Shingoshi

The tradition of Linux and open-source systems in general to support equipment with drivers for older systems, can almost be said to be exemplary. Many have been very content knowing that they don't have to go out and buy new equipment, every time their operating system is upgraded. Unlike that other proprietary system which is the anathema of many, Linux stands alone in true customer support.

So if we use the example of the drivers which are supplied with the kernel for systems that...
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update manager not able to download packages because of sudo

Posted 06-23-2009 at 02:46 PM by franticallycombusting

i have ubuntu 8.04 but just today when i went to do my regular updates it said that sudo the authorizing mechanism will not allow allow you to run this program i dont know if im retarded and blocked myself from downloading stuff or if its just something that happens.
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