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There have been few really important problems that have had the beautiful opportunity to recursively fix or use itself.  A great example it a project at work called zody, it is a bug tracking system.  After a week of development, it was able to be running well enough to keep track of its own bugs […]

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§388 · September 15, 2009 · FlippinSweetBlog, Linux · 1 comment · Tags: , ,


At work I’ve written the help desk / task / bug tracking system.  It has been developed mostly in the off hours, weekends and slow friday afternoon.  Either way, I add little features here and there, and this weeks feature is random* quips and quotes injected on each page. I found about  25 quotes to […]

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§247 · July 14, 2009 · FlippinSweetBlog, Linux · (No comments) · Tags: ,


Firefox is the best web browser, known for its great security, tons of plugins and of course it is open source. They made the first browser to offer multi-tab web browsing, which Bill and his thugs stole for the new IE. Recently it just passed the 20% mark for market share. A few months ago […]

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§73 · November 4, 2008 · FlippinSweetBlog, Linux · (No comments) · Tags:


For the past 3 years we all have been Linux users in the Searle home.  We have been using a mixture of server based kernel for our files share and web site system, and the Ubuntu ( www.ubuntu.com ) for the desktops and laptops in our home.   We are really happy with the features that […]

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§71 · November 3, 2008 · FlippinSweetBlog, Linux · 1 comment · Tags: ,


Make the RSA key on the client: ssh-keygen -t rsa Don’t enter a password Copy id_rsa.pub from .ssh/ to the server: sftp <server> put id_rsa.pub Put the contents of id_rsa.pub in authorized_keys file on the server echo id_rsa.pub >> .ssh/authorized_keys Now you ssh into the server without a password.

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§43 · August 4, 2008 · Linux · (No comments) · Tags:


Install Samba Server on Ubuntu If you want to share files between your Ubuntu and Windows computers, your best option is to use Samba file sharing. To install, first open a terminal window and enter the following command: sudo apt-get install samba smbfs We’ve got samba installed, but now we’ll need to configure it to […]

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§31 · July 29, 2008 · Linux · (No comments) · Tags: ,


Good Raid Setup can be found at http://users.piuha.net/martti/comp/ubuntu/en/raid.html

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§27 · July 14, 2008 · Linux · (No comments) · Tags: ,