dammIT

A rantbox





Mon 09 March 2009

No X, you know, means I don't want X

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

apt-get dist-upgrade
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Calculating upgrade... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed
  cpp cpp-4.3 dbus fontconfig gconf2-common libatk1.0-0 libcairo2 libcups2 libdatrie0 libdbus-1-3 libdbus-glib-1-2 libdirectfb-1.0-0 libdrm2 libgconf2-4 libgl1-mesa-glx
  libglu1-mesa libgmp3c2 libgstreamer-plugins-base0.10-0 libgstreamer0.10-0 libgtk2.0-0 libgtk2 …

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Tue 03 March 2009

On Twitter, twitting and twitpic

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

People around me and around the globe use Twitter to stay updated with the day-to-day (and sometimes minute-to-minute) things in the lives of others. Myself I barely have time and energy to post updates here and keep up with the news and my comics feed, so have skipped the Twitter …

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Mon 23 February 2009

An interesting trip to work

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

This morning I had a not-so-uneventful road trip to work. Just after leaving the gas station and getting on the highway, I was amused by a BMW passing me by with its bonnet almost entirely unlocked. There surely is a reason for that second lock after all. Not long thereafter …

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Fri 20 February 2009

Comment spam

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Sooo, since 2008-04-02 I've gotten about 11487 spam messages on my photolog (which really isn't used all that much; only 57 posts and 2 actual comments), while I have disabled 95 comments on this weblog which is used quite extensively (at least to my standards) with 790 posts and 366 …

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Sat 07 February 2009

FOSDEM 2009

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

My head still hurts a bit from the lack of sleep last night, but it's worth it. The beer event was just plain awesome (those Belgian people sure know how to brew their beer) and the aftermath -- roaming through the streets of Brussels in search for some great kebab with …

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