Author Archives: Andy

2011 Buick Regal Turbo vs 2000 BMW M5

This is something of a shout-out to the guy driving the late model Buick Regal Turbo this morning. Here’s the setup: I was driving on Walnut Grove this morning and was behind a guy driving his Buick about 30 in … Continue reading

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Installing Webmin Using YUM

I like to use webmin to administrate some aspects of my Linux servers but, for some strange reason, I’m not big on using an RPM to install or update it – I prefer YUM. Here’s how. Install the GPG key … Continue reading

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Installing Webmin Using YUM

One of the first and most useful packages I like to install once I have a Fedora server up and running is Webmin. This handy administration tool provides you with a web interface for configuring just about anything you could possibly … Continue reading

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Original Author Unkown: Sometimes, we try too hard to get to the greener grass, in the process we end up in trouble. When you find yourself in trouble and you are stuck in a situation that you can’t get out … Continue reading

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Using Tail with Grep

I recently needed to search through my mail log to see if an email had been sent when someone told me it had been sent. I knew I could use grep for this but had no clue how to make … Continue reading

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Now That’s Ironic

Our neighbors, who have stopped by to pay us a couple of “friendly” visits about our allegedly draining water into their yard when we flush our pool’s sand filter (never mind we have a cartridge filter that we can’t back flush and the … Continue reading

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I would like to point out that today is June 1st and the outside temprature gauge in my car was reading 103º on the way home today. Looks like we’re in for a long, hot summer.

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The Neighbors

If you read my post from Sunday, you’ll know that I broke one of our pool supply lines and had to drain about twelve inches of water from the pool so I could repair the pipe. I fixed the pipe Monday afternoon … Continue reading

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Back To Gardening

With the pool plumbing repaired and the PVC cement curing, I thought it was time I got back to gardening. Since I didn’t have enough time to setup another trellis for the cucumbers, I gave all the vegetables a once-over … Continue reading

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Fixed

If you read yesterday’s post, you know that I had a moment of stupid and managed to poke a hole in one of the pool pipes, thus draining part of the pool and flooding the yard. Fortunately I was able … Continue reading

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