Question yourself v2

A new version of the Quizzer webscript is available. The demo has also been updated with quick tests on the first few chapters of Linux Sea.

More exercises on the following chapters will follow soon.

Updates to the script include visual accept/reject of single-choice and multiple choice answers and …

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Question yourself

Do you ever write down things in the hope you never forget them, but still think it would be better if you could somehow take a test of that subject from time to time to make sure you don't forget?

I do, and I found it quite difficult to keep …

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License support in Gentoo

It's a bit sad that Gentoo didn't promote this more, but Gentoo users now have support for license-based masking.

What does this mean? Well, previously, Gentoo already supported various masking reasons (like stable versus staging - the x86 versus \~x86 saga, package.mask'ing - for security reasons or critical bugs, ...). Now, a …

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Executing, but only when you're home

Sometimes you want to execute a particular command, but only when you're at home. Examples would be running fetchmail (or fetchnews) through cron, but you don't want this to run when you're in the train, connected to the Internet through GPRS...

My idea here would be to create a script …

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Switching to database architecture

It's finally committed: I'm going to dive into the realms of database architecture. It's with some sentiment that I'm leaving the expertise field of Apache, J(2)EE and WebSphere, but seeing the database architecture field makes it up well. I'm starting to get acquainted with Oracle DB as first …

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Translations to "Linux Sea"

A few people have contacted me if they were allowed to translate the online book I'm writing (Linux Sea). Of course they are, the license allows it. However, I recommend to wait a bit. At this moment, I'm not going to release the docbook sources (I'm not writing it in …

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