Monthly Archives: July 2007

Crash aftermath – final chapter

After a bit of searching, Lenny found another 206 she likes and took delivery of it yesterday. So hopefully that brings this sorry saga to an end, although there is a possibility there may be some court action as the police … Continue reading

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3D sound back in Call of Duty 2

Yippee! I don’t know when it happened but Creative have finally released ALchemy for Audigy (http://www.soundblaster.com/alchemy/).   This means I now have 3D surround sound back in Call of Duty 2, which was one of the features I lost when … Continue reading

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A happy rail user!

Just got back from an emergency meeting in Sheffield. I was up there for two days trying to sort out some major DNS issues and decided to take the train rather than drive. And you know what? I was actually … Continue reading

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Now a certified RedHat nerd!

Yay! I’ve passed! I’m now a RedHat Certified Technician! I got a score of 93.5% – I know why I didn’t get 100% and that’s because I couldn’t get the automounter configured properly, so I’ll work on that, but otherwise … Continue reading

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Crash aftermath pt2

We found out today that the insurance company have inspected Lenny’s car and have written it off. 😦 Not a great surprise to be honest, with all the parts and labour required to get it back up to scratch it … Continue reading

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RedHat training

I have just finished the RHCT (RedHat Certified Technician) exam as part of the RH133 RedHat System Administration Course I’ve been on all week at RedHat’s facility in Farnborough. Being a nerd, I really enjoyed the course. Yesterday I was … Continue reading

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Installing Cacti on Debian

I started to notice some limtations with MRTG – it seems that you don’t have any options to select a specific timespan to investigate. I did some digging around and found this really cool application called Cacti (http://www.cacti.net). If you … Continue reading

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