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Haute cuisine

From #elisa IRC: (twi_) jcorrius you let ravioli cook in the microwave for _45_ minutes? (jcorrius) twi_: yes, i think you italians call that “all dente” 😛

Happy 10th birthday, Mandriva Linux

Yes, today – July 23rd, 2008 – is the tenth anniversary of the release of Linux-Mandrake 5.1, the very first public release of what is now Mandriva Linux. It was versioned 5.1 as it was a fork of Red Hat 5.1 (it was more or less RH 5.1 with KDE 1.0 added). Here is the […]

Fiddlesticks. You all don’t exist any more.

Well, that’s what I get for being a lazy boy. I didn’t update from WordPress 2.5 to 2.5.1 – something else kept coming up – and I think the site got compromised (thanks to my sister for alerting me). So I’ve spent this morning building an entirely new webserver VM and importing my posts from […]


So I just got done at the tennis courts: four rounds of 24 serves (12 first, 12 second) on a serve-volley drill; four court speed drills; and an hour or so of hitting practice. So that was a couple of hours. I’m just back for a shower and then I’m off to the pool for […]

Orphans in Cooker

I have a feeling this new development in Cooker will make a lot of people with experience of the Debian world happy: [root@lenovo libgadu]# urpme –auto-orphans To satisfy dependencies, the following 2 packages will be removed (95KB): (orphan packages) perl-Crypt-OpenSSL-RSA-0.25-3mdv2009.0.i586 perl-Mail-DomainKeys-1.0-1mdv2009.0.noarch Remove 2 packages? (y/N)