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Old 12-02-2003, 04:39 PM   #121
Gill Bates
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: the far side
Distribution: OpenSuSe 10.2, Mac OS X Tiger
Posts: 380

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must be a typo?
Old 12-03-2003, 02:43 AM   #122
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina
Distribution: Red Hat (and look-alike), SUSE (when drunk), Slackware (when mad)
Posts: 148

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Well I think is a 286. But I am sure that is the oldest PC in the company.
Old 12-03-2003, 07:17 AM   #123
Gill Bates
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probably a 386
Old 12-03-2003, 03:33 PM   #124
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Old 12-03-2003, 11:50 PM   #125
Registered: Jul 2003
Posts: 140

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So laugh at me I haven't done much cool. The only thing I'm proud of is getting updatedd to work under Fedora. It kept giving errors about directory's not existing, I added a line to change directory's to the top, it worked. And the other thing I did to it I don't know why it worked. Because updatedd made you manually input the IP I hated it. I changed it to automatically figure out the new IP.
Old 12-04-2003, 09:43 AM   #126
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: Netherlands
Distribution: SuSE (before: Gentoo, Slackware)
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Installing Windows XP inside VMWare, from an TightVNC session, on your Linux box

go go gates wheej

or I would qualify as a really sick person, but it was quite fun to do.
Old 12-05-2003, 05:09 PM   #127
Registered: May 2001
Posts: 74

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Talked clients out of winnt/2k servers and into a linux-samba-sendmail-firewall server..

Used apache and tomcat with java for a few years.. I love the flexability and it helps feed the fam.

DVD support back in the day with xine

Xinerama is pretty cool.

Intrusion detection reporting to centralized server for monitoring

Controlled an equinox board with 24 modems to test throughput into a remote access server and back into the ethernet port on the linux box to check for latency and packet loss.

GPS with the nextel phones.

Running vmware to use winXP.

Using linux exclusivly for all buisness apps.. No ms office....!!!!!!
Old 12-09-2003, 04:27 PM   #128
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Norway
Distribution: Debian Sarge
Posts: 38

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Seeing aalib at work for the first time! Jawdropping...
Old 12-09-2003, 04:30 PM   #129
Registered: Apr 2003
Location: Mesa, AZ
Distribution: RH9, LFS5, Knoppix 3.2/3.3 (Live), FC1, FC2, MDK10CE, MDK10OE, Gentoo
Posts: 51

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Now it's time to get /dev/vcsa to work, and tweak it down so it can look unbelievably better.

Time to start reading!
Old 12-12-2003, 10:41 AM   #130
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Oklahoma, USA
Distribution: gentoo
Posts: 73

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Originally posted by MiscGeek
Just getting Bill's claws out of my back has been cool enough for me
Amen !!!!!

helping convince my family to go to linux
Old 12-15-2003, 09:12 PM   #131
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Registered: Jan 2003
Location: Rhode Island
Distribution: Debian, Gentoo
Posts: 23

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my greatest accomplishments include:

-- a mail server that uses fetchmail to grab my pop3 mail every 5 minutes, runs it through clamav, procmail, spamassassin, then dumps it to /home/davis/Mail where I can check it using Mutt over a SSH session from anywhere.

-- using nget and a few "config" files to automatically download the latest newsgroup headers, search them for things on my list, and then download them .. all cron'd to run at 1am. No more wasted time going through newsgroups anymore

-- scripting almost everything I can. (see example above). from nightly backups, to pulling pictures off my digital camera, running them through imagemagick to resize them and create thumbnails, then wrapping html around them and putting them in my kids website directores.

-- oh, hosting all of my personal websites from my house .. and one for a guy that pays me for hosting.

-- running snort off a second nic that's tied into a hub that sits inbetween my cable modem and my wireless router. I love going throug ACID and seeing the latest MS worm trying its best to bury itself in my network

-- doing everying in console: mp3s (mpg123), mail (mutt), news (nget or slrn), p2p (giFT), image conversion (image magick), installing software (emerge or apt-get), aim (ntaim), irc (epic) .... etc

I could go on and on but this list is already long enough.

ph34r teh penguin!!!1
Old 12-16-2003, 02:43 PM   #132
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: South Africa
Distribution: Ubuntu (Feisty)
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wow, thats really cool davisfactor!
i especially like the shellscript that checks for nice files in newsgroups, and then downloads them.
Old 12-17-2003, 12:17 PM   #133
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Location: harvard, il
Distribution: Ubuntu 11.4,DD-WRT micro plus ssh,lfs-6.6,Fedora 15,Fedora 16
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now it would have to be using a ti82 as a vt100 terminal, albeit limited in function
Old 12-17-2003, 04:03 PM   #134
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Hamilton,ON
Distribution: LFS
Posts: 46

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nothing really cool... I can't get most of the thing working d00h...
1. managed to run YARE (ragnarok server)
2. get most of my hardware working (damn.. this is hard)
I would like to run counter-strike on my system but always get errorrs
Old 12-18-2003, 04:55 AM   #135
Registered: Oct 2003
Location: Bulgaria
Distribution: Gentoo, Slackware-Current (custom 2.6.x kernel)
Posts: 54

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1. to get out sound from NForce 2
2. To play with my ISP router...
3. Learning to use nmap.
4. Play HMM3, Quake 3
5. Compiling new kernel

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