I got frustrated last week and fixed the wish-2.1.3 ebuild to install the
/dev/x10 nodes into /lib/udev/devices/. It was
relatively hard to find this out, but when traditional
mknod-created nodes are in this directory, they’ll be copied
into the otherwise-dynamic /dev tree at boot time. As such,
wish finally boots cleanly.
Yesterday I switched from using
planner-mode to using
emacs note-tasking and todo-task
management apps. I’ve been using planner-mode for the last year and a half,
and rely on it pretty extensively to track upcoming todo items, in both
personal and work contexts.
I’ve read in the last couple of months, however, that Org-Mode is…
cacti_db.py is a script which
will clone an existing data-template and graph-template for multiple
In the scenario it was created for, data is (externally) collected into a
(directory) tree of RRD files. While there are only a handful of unique RRD
file and graph types, there are a large number of instances of those…
The following is a ghetto ebuild for the very nifty Squirrel SQL 2.0. It’s especially ghetto in that – ignoring The Gentoo Way – it doesn’t even attempt to re-build from sources. It also probably doesn’t do things in the right way. But it works… use /opt/squirrel-sql/squirrel-sql.sh to run.
Last night the VT Area Group of Unix Enthusiasts (VAGUE) had a meeting on the UVM campus. There was a quite-nice security presentation from Chris Adams; he went through SNORT and BASE, including setup and basic configuration, including some really good tips regarding legal issues in a corporate environment.