Holding back way to much!

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A typical day’s worth of updating my machines usually looks a bit like this: [tim@myhost tmp]$ sudo pacman -Syu :: Synchronizing package databases… core is up to date extra is up to date community is up to date multilib is up to date :: Starting full system upgrade… warning: gnome-disk-utility: ignoring package upgrade (2.30.1-1 =>… Read more »

Broadcom is part of the Linux Foundation

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When you look at the Linux landscape, there are traditionally two companies which are well known for lacking support when it comes to Linux. ATI and Broadcom. Well, good news when looking at the Broadcom landscape! Broadcom, well known for frequently holding out when it came to delivering drivers – especially Wi-Fi drivers and source… Read more »

Google owns On2. What now?

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When it comes to companies that create multimedia codecs, I have followed none closer then that of On2 Technologies. On2 came to my attention when TrueMotion VP3 was released as Open Source Software in late 2001. On2 released the source code of their VP3 codec. They irrevocably disclaimed all rights to the codec and gave… Read more »

Where is CentOS 6?

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Want to know what the status is of CentOS 6 is and how far away it is to being completed? There is a page on the CentOS wiki which contains a list of all the packages which the developers are currently focusing their attention on. Head over to http://wiki.centos.org/QaWiki/6/AuditStatus for more information on the status… Read more »

Looking for Alpha Testers!

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Do you like testing and writing documentation for new and exciting applications? I am currently working on a new enterprise application which will simplify the deployment of new machines in a Unix network. It’s literally plug, deploy and play! I can’t really tell that much just yet on what the application actually does, that’s top… Read more »

Installing NRPE for Nagios Monitoring

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When you have more then three servers to monitor, automating the installation of NRPE is a must! At Digital Pacific, the configurations that I have written are very versatile, there is about ten main lines, and adding or removing a server from that line determines what services will be monitored and how. I have built… Read more »