Monthly Archives: July 2011

NewsBytes

Contents: News in General Conferences and Events Distro News Software and Product News Please submit your News Bytes items in plain text, as a one- or two-paragraph summary plus a URL; we do not publish entire press releases. Submit items … Continue reading

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Away Mission

Cisco Live 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada,  (July 10 – 14, 2011) is the venue for all things Cisco  this month.  Not that I’d recommend Vegas in July, but Cisco does provide lots of tech sessions and good grub. The … Continue reading

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HAL: Part 4 Scripts

This is the last part of a series of articles about how I operate. Here is a list of the full set of articles: Henry’s Techno-Musings: My Help System What Really Matters or The Counting Article HAL: Part 1 Preliminaries … Continue reading

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HelpDex

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Advanced Programming In Expect: sHellspawn – Demons in the Daemons

Note: The examples in this article use the original implementation of Expect, as part of the TCL scripting language, but the concepts apply to any language that supports the same principles of spawning connections to remote systems or processes. Whichever … Continue reading

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XKCD

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Life with a ChromeBook

(Linux Gazette’s correspondent Howard Dyckoff received a beta Chromium 48, or Cr-48 unit and put it through the wringer. He tried to use it as his primary computer and finally succeeded after a few major OS updates. His experience is … Continue reading

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The Back Page

Brave New World MIRANDA O, wonder! How many goodly creatures are there here! How beauteous mankind is! O brave new world, That has such people in’t! William Shakespeare, The Tempest, Act 5, Scene 1 Welcome to the brave new world … Continue reading

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