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Tips for admins and more wisdom from Linus

I was reading the August edition of Arch newsletter (http://www.archlinux.org/static/newsletters/newsletter-2008-Aug-04.html) and in it I found 2 articles which I was particularly interested in.
1) 10 Essential tricks for admins (http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-10sysadtips/?ca=dgr-lnxw02aLinux10Tricks&S_TACT=105AGX59&S_CMP=GR) is very useful and introduced me to a few things which I've never knew before. Haven't tried it yet but the combining of the screen session sounds cool. Gotta try it one day.
2) Linus Torvalds, Geek of the week (http://www.simple-talk.com/opinion/geek-of-the-week/linus-torvalds,-geek-of-the-week) is an interesting read on this man, Linus Trovalds. I know some people doesn't really like him for his rather... err.. not so polite ways of saying things. But I like the way he thinks. And doesn't mind his reference to masturbation once in a while.. :P Choice is good..

Some tips for administrators and more wisdom from Linus..

I was reading the August edition of Arch newsletter
(http://www.archlinux.org/static/newsletters/newsletter-2008-Aug-04.html)
and in it I found 2 articles which I was particularly interested in.
1) 10 Essential tricks for admins
(http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/linux/library/l-10sysadtips/?ca=dgr-lnxw02aLinux10Tricks&S_TACT=105AGX59&S_CMP=GR)
is very useful and introduced me to a few things which I've never knew
before. Haven't tried it yet but the combining of the screen session
sounds cool. Gotta try it one day.
2) Linus Torvalds, Geek of the week
(http://www.simple-talk.com/opinion/geek-of-the-week/linus-torvalds,-geek-of-the-week)
is an interesting read on this man, Linus Trovalds. I know some people
doesn't really like him for his rather... err.. not so polite ways of
saying things. But I like the way he thinks. And doesn't mind his
reference to masturbation once in a while.. :P Choice is good..

Humanity...

Some of you might notice that I rarely write about non-technical stuff. Most of them are just notes for myself actually. But here's a post that is a bit different.
kaeru introduced to me the book called "Time Management For System Administrators" and quite frankly it is a good book. And most of the tips are very applicable in real life unlike most "time management" ideas. But this week it has just been... emmm.. backfired, sort of. I can name at least two. The first one, my centro.
Oh my centro, what has happened to thee. I miss thy ever present memory of all things to come and needs to be. If any of you have been following my identi.ca then you would know that my centro has kinda bit the dust. First it kept on syncing until it's batteries are dead. Then even when I have recharged the batteries it stays dead. Called palm and they want to replace my battery first. I know it's not just the batteries problem. After this they would have to replace the unit to…

MyMeeting in the wild

Thank you cikgu for finally committing mymeeting into sourceforge and introducing it to the community. Even ccharles blogged about it. As one of the developers of mymeeting I really hope this would be the beginning of something great in the Malaysian Public Sector. It would be good if we could get all of the great people out of the wood works of obscurity and make the open source community of Malaysia thrive with life.