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Oh Shell

13 Jan 2020 18:06

I have been poking for a while at the Oh Shell, presented at the 2018 BSDCan. It observes that there are a bunch of things about shells that tend to be painful, which has led to a whole bunch of … Continue reading

Happy 2020

3 Jan 2020 18:26

It sure has been a while since the last time I did up a blog entry… A thing for 2020 is to do so slightly more frequently, perhaps somewhat systematically. I suppose I’m one of the exceedingly independent “non-herdable cats” … Continue reading

Emacsconf 2019

11 Nov 2019 13:10

Operated at https://emacsconf.org/2019/, this conference on “all matters Emacs” went quite well; I was very pleased to have noticed it a couple of weeks beforehand. They had some struggles publishing video; whomever it was that had the idea of pre-recording … Continue reading

PGCon 2018 Unconference

11 Jun 2018 11:47

I attended the PGCon 2018 Developer Unconference, on May 30, 2018, which had, as always, a goodly mixture of discussions of things in progress. Schema Deployment I proposed a discussion of schema deployment methods; it fell just short of attracting … Continue reading

Speaking on PostgreSQL

6 Sep 2016 10:37

I’m doing a talk on Sept 13th at GTALUG GTALUG Sept 2016 where I’ll be talking on things new in PostgreSQL 9.5 (released in January 2016) and upcoming in 9.6. Here’s a copy of the material… PostgreSQL New Stuff

Spamalicious times

15 Aug 2016 15:44

Hmmph. Google sent me a “nastygram” indicating that one of my blog entries had something suggestive of content injection. I poked around, and it was by no means evident that it was really so. The one suspicious posting was http://linuxdatabases.info/blog/?p=99 … Continue reading

Nexus 7 on CyanogenMod

8 Mar 2013 19:18

At last… I had been lazy, leaving all alone. In February, I figured I was heading off for a chunk of the month on a cruise, hence wanting tablet for multimedia, but without network, so it was timely not to … Continue reading

Mailman subscriber lists

27 Feb 2013 13:32

As part of “due diligence” for some mailing lists I am involved with (for Slony, see slony-backups ), I discovered the need to dump out Mailman mailing list subscribers. There is a script to do this, written in Python, mentioned … Continue reading

Installing git-annex from Debian unstable

12 Oct 2012 10:06

Installing git-annex from unstable I happen to be a supporter of Joey Hess’ Git Annex Kickstarter project; no big bucks, but it seemed a good thing to help out. I got in the stickers, that were my “project reward,” and … Continue reading

Netboot via PXE

14 Mar 2012 14:47

Netboot via PXE 2012-03-13 Tue Better Network Living with PXE, Scott Sullivan Some links Wikipedia on Preboot Execution Environment PXE Wiki Installing Debian using network booting CentOS PXE setup Cobbler Some notes To get this to work, you need… BIOS … Continue reading

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