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May 2010

Simple humanity   by Anthony Lawrence
- I took a phone call at 6:30 Saturday morning. Why would I do such a thing? Because I'm up.

The call was from a customer with a problem. Internet down problem. He hadn't even left for work himself yet, but the people who were at work had called him at home. As so many firms do today, they really, really need the Internet. He apologized for calling me.
 
Conky   by Girish Venkatachalam
- I had to do server monitoring for one of my clients and I ended up using the sexy conky tool for it. But I had to do a lot of jugglery to make it work on the web.
 
Was this the impression you wanted?   by Anthony Lawrence
- A few weeks back I responded to some survey from Google and they sent me a $15.00 gift certificate as a "Thank You". I thought that was pretty generous as the survey probably took less than 20 minutes. Turns out I was wrong. It wasn't generous at all. Worse, it actually ended up ticking me off.
 
Simulate complex networks with qemu   by Girish Venkatachalam
- This article will deal with what you need to do to setup qemu bridging so that you can run servers on your qemu instances.