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Date : September 30, 2004

Finally got around to it

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Published on: September 30, 2004

I have had a to-do on my list for more then 3 months, and I finally got around to knocking it off my list. What is it you might ask, well it is that I needed to update the The Pittsburgh Area Lutheran Schools web site with the contact information of the different Lutheran Schools[…]

Wow this hard drive (on the gateway laptop) is borked

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Published on: September 30, 2004

I started the bad block scan last night around 1 am (EST) and it is still working on it, on the first partition that not that big less then 5Gb, I don’t think there will be much usable space on it after all the bad blocks are marked, maybe I have to get a new[…]

Finally

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Published on: September 30, 2004

I figure just a bit more of php out so now instead of having the old hack of doing an instant redirect when some one comes to my page to the blog, I just included it via php and there is no ugly redirection going on. This should make things just that much nicer for[…]

Just added a calendar

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Published on: September 30, 2004

It adds no functionality to the site; I just think it look cool on the site. I like the way it looked on other sites, so I have added one here. Next I would like to change the colors of the site. So in the next few weeks expect the colors of the site to[…]

Question

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Published on: September 30, 2004

I have been using Misc (no other place to put this stuff) more then I should, so I think I need more sections for my blog, I am open to suggestions, just leave a suggestion and if I like it, and find that it might be usefull, I will use it.

This is insane, but oh well

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Published on: September 30, 2004

I did not realize there was such a massive market in blog pinging. but today I found this site, http://pingomatic.com/blog/ and they promise to ping all the blog pinging sites. Ok that seams like a bit much, but hay who am I to judge, and hay since I had the info and my blog software[…]

Oh Well First

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Published on: September 30, 2004

It turns out the hard drive has some bad blocks on it, so I need to first format the file systems myself out side of the installer, since the installer does not have the option to check for bad blocks, that generated some errors on the beginning of the install. So I just started the[…]

Today is the day

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Published on: September 30, 2004

Well today is the day I blast my old Gateway laptop and put a *nix on it. I have finally decided on Linux, Red Hat Fedora Core. Why Red Hat? Well the reason is that I just don’t have the time to have fun with slackware Linux or *BSD, so I went with something that[…]

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