Strange problem with Linux networking (October 15, 2004, 0) - For some reason, I sporadically have problems with Linux networking,
although Windows works without any obvious problems. DHCP works. I
acquire a sane-looking address and the same connection details (DNS
server, default gateway, netmask). DNS lookups work, as the DNS is
within the subnet. However, routing packages through the gateway
doesn’t work on Linux. Ethereal shows me that my computer
Net install (April 28, 2005, 0) - I’m setting up Linux on the Sony Vaio U1 so that I can use it as well
as my Lifebook. I’ve decided to give Fedora Core 3 a try instead of
just net-booting and installing Debian like last time. Besides, I
couldn’t find my handy-dandy one-disk Debian net install image.
Fedora Core’s net-install support lags far behind Debian’s. I
Happiness evangelist (October 13, 2007, 0) - Michael Nielsen pointed me to
The Happiness Project, a terrific blog/project by Gretchen Rubin. Last August, Gretchen realized that she wasn’t just doing the Happiness Project; she was a happiness evangelist. Isn’t that the best title ever? =)
Random Emacs symbol: url-gateway-method – Variable: *The type of gateway support to use.
Where do network cards go to die? (March 25, 2006, 0) - I’ve rummaged through all of my things, and I’m certain I left my
wireless network card in the Philippines. Mumble. That’s the third
I want a wireless card because I’m getting tired of working in my
room. I want to be able to work in the common room of Graduate House,
at cafes, or even at friends’ places.
Linux is an umbrella (July 6, 2003, 0) - I’ve compared Linux to hot chocolate before (see below for anecdote).
Apparently, I’m not the only one geek who sees computer stuff in
everyday things -
compares Linux to an umbrella.
Linux is like hot chocolate:
Windows is like iced chocolate. Easy to drink, but gives you brain
freeze. Linux is like hot chocolate. You have to drink it a little