Tag Archives: unix

The Difference Between Retiring Unix and Windows Servers

Last week I spent a surprisingly small amount of time setting up a new Ubuntu Server as a Virtual Machine which will be used to run ircd and a few other minor things internally to replace an existing FreeBSD “server” … Continue reading

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Unix Standards: Should I use UNIX or Unix?

I came across a good article via del.icio.us at IBM developerWorks titled “Standards and specs: Not by UNIX alone” which talks about the various Unix standards including POSIX, as well as why most people who know software development well prefer … Continue reading

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Unix Command To Remove Subversion .svn Directories

Today I wanted to grab the latest revision of Model Glue in hopes of checking out something which is fairly intriguing to me, Coldspring integration. I’m unable to do this from my workstation, so I SSH’ed to my FreeBSD box … Continue reading

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An Evaluation of the Current Technology Job Market: Updated

Apparently my last post about this same topic got around a bit on the net, and last week I received an e-mail (as well as a site comment) from one of the founders from Indeed telling me they’d fixed the … Continue reading

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Free Online Dictionary of Computing

Today I was trying to find a better description for a ‘file descriptor’ to make sure I was understanding the term correctly, and I came across the Free Online Dictionary of Computing. Good stuff. This site reminds me of a … Continue reading

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FreeBSD Ports Tricks

I was checking out this story last night as I was reading DaemonNews, but looks like Slashdot has a link to it now as well.

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