dammIT

A rantbox

Fri 23 February 2007

Linux and FOSDEM

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

I'm leaving in a few hours to the nice city of Brussels [just south of Amsterdam, but in the country Belgium ;)], to attend FOSDEM 2007 with some other geeks. Looks like it's going to be quite some fun, completely geeking out, sharing ideas and listening to talks on our favourite …

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Fri 16 February 2007

Pink

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Sooo... what's up with guys having a pink iPod [Nano, maybe only its rubber cover] or a pink cellphone? Having a pink shirt seems to become normal already [the vogue of yesteryear], but hellish pink gadgets?

I mean, where is your manlyhood?

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Mon 05 February 2007

Submit

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

There, just hit the Send button of my mailer. Time for some sleep, after which I'll have to face some household tasks and studying for a Math re-examination which is scheduled Tuesday evening. Life is wonderful!

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Mon 05 February 2007

Pulling an all-nighter

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

Deadlines are fun. I love the sound they make when they fly past me. However, I'm currently wrapping up a Parallel Programming project I would have loved to finish in time. I'm not done with the Java RMI part though, so I'm polishing the measurement results and documents about the …

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Wed 31 January 2007

/me v25.0

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

So today is my 25th birthday. Some stats of this version: I've been online for over ten years now, and running this weblog a year or three. I've had a website for over 8 years, and still have that pre-Microsoft-Hotmail address [yes, Hotmail wasn't from Microsoft back in the days …

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Mon 08 January 2007

Making your files safer

Posted by Michiel Scholten in posts   

When sharing a machine with users you gave an account, you'd better take some precautions for your precious files in general dirs [like /storage or whatever]. To do so, do:

Recursively setting files to 644 and dirs to 755:
chmod -R 644 *
find . -type d -exec chmod 755 '{}' ';'

... for example …

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