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And actually I don't reach any machines in my network any more

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Normally I access my girlfriends media station just by doing: Access Püppi's Freevo # ssh igor But well.. the Fritz!Box kills that! Of course! Everybody knows! No-one w  

Blog gets synced

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The blog from here gets synced to http://alexander-mette.de every hour btw. This is working since two days. But I'll have to add the comments and double-check stuff, before moving completely. The fina  

Cooking water in a paper-cup is boring

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Much cooler it is to know such handy tricks, that are adapted to our times. Cooking an egg with cell-phones  

Got a new webcam - Logitech Pro 4000

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The old webcam was really a big annoyance - unplugging made it most of the time stop working. Then some module reloading and plugging (and luck and patience) was needed to get it running again. The L  

Heavily compiling...

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.. the last days I have been doing a lot of cleanup. You won't recognize my room any more.. ;) .. and computer cleanup. Currently doing heavy recompile of my machine. Taking USE="gtk gnome&qu  

IBM Laptops rock _big_ time!

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The day before yesterday 1630 cet My girlfriend is shocked, her laptop lost the "T"-key. It was broken out and a little stud was broken away from the key. "Püppi, be cool, I'll ca  

Installed the Fritz!Box

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It's a nifty little thing, plug it in and works - well, almost. But when it works, well then it works.. ;) Gatekeeper is suspended for now. Going in the net only by Fritz currently.  

Internet seems to be slower..

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.. with the Fritz!Box than with the good ol' gatekeeper. I always knew, that it makes sense to route with a real machine. So ok, keep that in mind, amette: "Set up the Gatekeeper again - and  

Maintain often, maintain early...

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Yes, that's the way a Gentoo system wants to be handled. I know, I know, mine has been out of normal order since a long time. And it wasn't that bad actually. Still: ''Maintain often, maintain early  

Money making made easy

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I don't know if I should laugh or cry... Have a look at this: A Word-Wise Firefox Extension @ internetnews.com and repeat those questions with m  

My new webcam finally works :)

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It was just a matter of setting the white balance method 'correctly'. I also extended my webcam script with some ImageMagick to enter date and time in the picture. It looks like this: {img src=http:  

Next generation Desktop available - NOW :)

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I was very happy four days ago, when I heard, that Novell contributes in a truely Open Source manner to the [http://software.newsforge.com/article.pl?sid=06/02/07/1559213|3D enhancement of the X-Windo  

Perfect sharing for explicit knowledge?

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It has been some days now, that krugle has been announced. But this could really be an interesting step towards the idea of global knowledge sharing. I haven't yet grasped, how  

The mocube-machine gains shape

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The last days I haven't only been cleaning up my local rooms, but also the remote mocube-room . There's now: http://mocube.org - for the machine itself http://alexander-mette.de - my f  

We got the faster Internet now

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Sadly they can't provide us with 6000 DSL here. So now we have around 3000kBit downstream and 300 kBit upstream.  

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Born, went to school, started hacking on free software, did some major high availability sysadmin work in between, now back to my original passion: managing knowledge. :) -- Long CV

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