Holy Cold Batman!

Well, yesterday was pretty nice considering it's nearing the end of January.. had a high of about -2C. Today.. drastic difference. Woke up and the thermometer read -15C and it was blizzard-like conditions... not heavy snow, but a pretty brisk wind. Currently it's -24C, but with the windchill, it feels …

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Easter humour

Well, it's a little bit early for easter, but I'm cleaning my desktop and came across the following graphic, which is perhaps one of the amusing things that has made it's way to my email recently that sets me to grinning every time I look at it. Enjoy!

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Converting Active Directory to Samba+OpenLDAP

Anyone have any experience with this? I may end up (and will be proposing) that the school my wife works for looks into replacing their (falling apart, IMHO) Win2k server using Active Directory for the domain controller and whatnot to a solution using Samba and OpenLDAP (and I'm presuming kerberos …

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Linux.com reviews Annvix

This is quite exciting for me as no one (other than myself) has ever written anything about Annvix before. But today I saw that Linux.com had written a review of Annvix. The title was Annvix: A stable, secure, no-frills server distro and I don't think the reviewer realized quite …

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Good OSS donation/CRM software required

My wife works for a lutheran school as the secretary, the same school my daughter goes to. Unfortunately, it's primarily a Windows environment. It was 100% windows until I donated a linux server to handle their backups. But now that the machine is in there, it opens the door to …

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