Category Archives: Computing

Feisty Fawn. Today is the day!

UbuntuStudio – Ubuntu Wiki NOTICE! I have Feisty up and running…..so far so good.  I am working on getting all of the codecs and Firefox plugins installed.

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Boing Boing: Linux reduces e-waste by 50%

Boing Boing: Linux reduces e-waste by 50% Save the environment….go open source, and be a nerd like me 🙂 I’m a PC, I’m MAC, …I’m LINUX.

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If you are going to use the Library’s Wifi…you better go in the building…

Boing Boing: Use free wireless in Alaska, lose your laptop

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Dell To Sell Linux PCs

http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,129363-c,linux/article.html After collecting some 1,800 new product and service ideas from IT users and customers using an online “suggestion box,” Dell Inc. has announced that it’s taking the user suggestions seriously and will soon debut and sell a new line … Continue reading

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The Library Rebooted

MLC has been doing a great job with programs this year! They have a series of special programs called The Library Rebooted, and they are blogging about it. Here is my post for MLC about Aaron Schmidt’s talk on IM.

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Internet Station Manager is Working!

Thanks to the help of Mark at the Michigan Library Consortium, and the ISM team at GRPL, I finally have a functioning ISM server! This may not seem like a big deal to you, but to me it is a … Continue reading

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Sumary of Codi2006 Days 2 and 3.

Thursday my day began with Eric Sisler’s presentation, Harnessing the Power of Virtualization Technology Using VMware. This was very interesting to me, since I really had no clue what VMware was before this, but I had heard the term mentioned … Continue reading

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Codi 2006 Day One

Wow, what a day.  It started with the first time attendees’ breakfast at 7:00 AM.  At first I thought this was likely to be some sort of hazing or initiation ritual, but in reality, it was just a chance for … Continue reading

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CODI Conference 2006

http://www.codi.org/conference/2006/index.shtml We are getting our last things packed, and will be off to Salt Lake City today. I will ofcourse be blogging about the conference, and about the sites and sounds in the Utah Mountains. Technorati tag: codi2006

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Linux nerd buddy 2

Ok, once again, I am wishing for a Linux nerd buddy….or perhaps a Linux nerd for hire. I have been working on installing and configuring GRPL’s ISM to manage our public work stations. After weeks of tinkering with FreeBSD and … Continue reading

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