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Sysadmin from Hell

My job description reads ‘Web Developer’ but I also fill the role of a System Administrator here at JAM. So as sysadmin I am responsible for the network security, the integrity of our backups...

Server Migration

I just finished migrating our Unix Server (running Ubuntu 6.10) over to a Debian 4.0. The system is now ready to act as an Asterisk VoIP PBX, well it will be once the new...

Crash Test Dummy

On Sunday the 9th of December I was in a car accident which resulted in Stephanie’s car being written off. I was coming back from a friend’s place in Byford hills, heading down the...

NAS box

A few weeks ago I was looking into buying a NAS box for my home network. I looked at a number of models on the market before deciding on the Linksys NAS200 – it...

Why run Ubuntu on a G4 Mac?

The real question is why not?. Especially if the Mac only had OS 9.2 on it, and that won’t run at all.