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I just did a new install on my primary work desktop. I went from Fedora 16 to Fedora 18. Some of the issues with this release of Fedora are pretty well documented so I’m not going to go into that.

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systemd for Administrators

I’ve written before about the Fedora switch to systemd. I don’t follow things like that too closely so I first noticed it when my system started telling me. Then I quickly brushed up on the new way I’d start and

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T-Mobile Trials

While I was in Arizona I picked up a new Galaxy S3. I got it at a tmobile store and the conversation was along the lines of, “I want to purchase an S3 with no contract, unlocked.” “No problem.” I

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Got a New Computer Today

I’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of my new Raspberry Pi and today it came. I was showing it to a co-worker and she was impressed that this little board is a computer. I really look forward to experimenting with

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New Code Posting Plugin

Edit – 6 April 2015 I switched to WP-GeSHi-Highlight Edit – CodeColorer hasn’t been updated in forever. So I’ve switched to Crayon Syntax Highlighter. I’m trying out the CodeColorer plugin – to add color to my code snippets. I like

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Code Year / Codecademy (Edited)

A quick note – as Mike McGee points out in the comments – it is not Code Academy – it is Codecademy. My brain fixed the “error” without letting me know. It appears the Codecademy folks couldn’t get the name

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Heroica

Lego, quite a while back, came out with games. I’ve been interested in them since I first saw them, but never had a chance to play them myself. That changed today, as my son received one of the Heroica games

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