Category Archives: Tools

FUDCon Blacksburg: sysadminSG, Fedora Infrastructure, pam_otp and more!

Well, FUDCon Blacksburg has come and gone. I believe it was the most productive I’ve been at a FUDCon EVER! I was able to get quite a bit accomplished and much more than I had planned! What was it that … Continue reading

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GoOSe Project: Progress toward Skein 2.0

As some of you may already know, I’ve been a part of this enterprise rebuild project for a while now and things have been going pretty well. Recently, though, I’ve made some good progress on our import and build tool, … Continue reading

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Fedora Infrastructure will soon have fpaste-server

Today, I deployed the latest fpaste-server package on a development box within Fedora Infrastructure. Test fpaste-server I’d like to get some folks to hit it and do some testing. If you have time, I would love it if you could … Continue reading

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Packaging Update: pydf now in Fedora

Recently, my friend beandog introduced me to pydf. After playing with it for a couple of days, I decided I liked it enough that I packaged and included into Fedora. (If you are interested in other packages I maintain, you … Continue reading

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Introducing Silver

I thought a few of you might be interested in a project I’ve recently started, called Silver. Today, I released version 0.2. Silver is a full-fledged development environment built on one machine built purely in Python. Silver (formerly PyCamps) is … Continue reading

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Fpaste-Server: The new hotness of pastebins

If you have been on the internet for a while, you probably have seen or been told to use a pastebin when submitting large amounts of text or code in IRC. If not, you may have used a pastebin to … Continue reading

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Firefox – set browser.tabs.insertRelatedAfterCurrent to false

I honestly hate that the default function in Firefox is to open a tab from a link right next to my current tab. I suppose others have their idiosynchratic preferences, but this one is mine! To fix it, in both … Continue reading

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On wireless and media, FUDCon Tempe configuration begins

Today, I’m sitting around the lobby at the fabulous Courtyard Marriott after a nice morning of listening to the fire alarm tests.  It seems silly to me that anyone would allow the fire alarm to go off at 7:30 in … Continue reading

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Presenting at UTOSC 2010

Hi all, Well, as you probably know, I am the originator and current manager of the Utah Open Source Conference.  As it turns out, this year, I am also presenting on a topic I’ve been working on for quite some … Continue reading

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Fedora Activity Days 1-3 – A ‘Frank (aka Francis) the Fedora pwnie’ report

It appears to me that the weekend in Raleigh went rather well.  Even with the difficult weather conditions on Saturday into Sunday morning, I feel the result was a ‘smashing’ success!  There were so many things being accomplished that I … Continue reading

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