Mandriva wiki in the works

Well, I've decided that since it's been over a month now and no one has decided yet on what software to use (apparently there's one hold-out for xwiki while everyone else wants mediawiki... hello... VETO!), I've decided to make it monumentally in mediawiki's favor by cramming so much bloody content …

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MAMP and PHP Development on the Mac

I've been doing a lot of my web development lately on my macbook pro, but the problem is that I do the work locally, then have to rsync it to my Linux-based server to see the results. Not a huge deal, but a PITA. So I decided I was going …

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Fricking spam

Well, I've had it. Spam is driving me nuts. My spamassassin/RBL lists/etc. setup was working really well for a long time but now more and more spam is getting through and it's nothing if not pissing me off. Strange thing is, I get a lot more spam on …

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Feeding the frenzy of misinterpretation

Sigh. I love it when things get thrown out of context and misinformation abounds. I've gotten used to this with proprietary vendors and ignorant news sources, but to get this within the open source community? And from a web site that is supposed to be pro-OSS? Come on.

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Mandriva 2007, ATI Radeon Xpress 200, and Xgl

Well, wow, if I didn't expect to get the "anti-Mandriva" coverage based on a previous post. So, as a result, I determined to get the ATI drivers working. The big difference here is that this time I'm using the 32bit Mandriva rather than 64bit; no idea if that's making a …

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Why I'll never use Linux for my main desktop

This might sound a little harsh coming from a guy who's worked for a Linux company for over six years, but things never seem to get easier. Oh sure, the stuff that was hard to deal with last time is easier, but the new features and the stuff you want …

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One week without wisdom teeth...

Well, it's been over a week since I got my wisdom teeth yanked (last Wed, the 13th). That was just about the most fun I've ever had. First off they put me completely out (and I've never been under anisthetic before) which was... wierd. I didn't have any real reaction …

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