Monthly Archives: April 2007

How many of your eggs are in DoubleClick’s basket?

Roberto de Almeida has a nice short post about relying on Google for most of his commonly used applications. Out of my friends, I’m probably the slowest to adopt Google’s applications, and they give me grief about it all of … Continue reading

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Frustrated with IMAP

I’ve been googling to try and find information on implementing an IMAP client (especially in Python). I ran across a post to the Twisted-Python mailing list which pretty well sums up why there aren’t any good* IMAP clients in existence. … Continue reading

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Great Article on Open Source Economics

Coding Horror has an excellent article entitled “Where are all the Open Source Billionaires?” The businesses based on open source software compete on services. Making the software free levels the playing field and forces businesses to compete on serving the … Continue reading

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Uglier than SquirrelMail

Over the course of the past few weeks I’ve periodically hacked on a IMAP web mail application when I’ve had a few spare minutes. I setup a mail server at work a while ago and wanted an IMAP capable web … Continue reading

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Hardlinking/Binding Directories in Linux

The mount –bind source target command links one folder to another. For example I put an extra drive in a Linux box that I want to store a specific folder on. I may store some other folders on it, and … Continue reading

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I Love nLite

I know I’m probably 10 years late in saying this: but nLite is the greatest piece of software¬† for Windows sysadmins who don’t have the luxury of an image deployment system.

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