Monthly Archives: December 2006

The whole shebang

For some reason the Ubuntu Linux distribution (or possibly Debian, on which it is based) doesn’t lie about /bin/sh. Fedora used to lie, and pretend that /bin/bash was /bin/sh. That way your stock /bin/sh still had functions and other post-Version … Continue reading

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Comment Spam

Every day I get about 15-20 comment spams here. I think that’s about the total number of readers I’ve had since I started my first blog. I’m going to have to get tough. I figured that it would be enough … Continue reading

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Migrated to Ubuntu

I’ve had trouble with Fedora pretty much forever, despite having used Red Hat since version 4, back in the day. I could never figure out how to set up the yum feature, and ever since I moved to FC6 I … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping

This town doesn’t sell a 4-cup measuring cup. Not even the plastic ones. Forget Pyrex. It’s an hour drive down to PSP (Palm SPrings, from the airport code; has nothing to do with handheld game consoles) and if the trip … Continue reading

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