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[http://gookiland.com/tags/AniFilm/ http://gookiland.com/tags/AniFilm/] [http://uralspc.ru/?cat=7 http://uralspc.ru/?cat=7] [http://deltabravomike.com/?p=68 http://deltabravomike.com/?p=68] [http://symerki.com/13.htm http://symerki.com/13.htm] [http://karrat.ru/page/2 http://karrat.ru/page/2] [http://bestaforizmi.ru/archives/881 http://bestaforizmi.ru/archives/881] [http://ledong8.com/760.shtml http://ledong8.com/760.shtml] [http://taktakalas.tk/autc-587321.php http://taktakalas.tk/autc-587321.php] [http://whatisjelqing.info/index.php?page=54 http://whatisjelqing.info/index.php?page=54] [http://www.ekovarme.nu/tag/avloningsdag-lan/ http://www.ekovarme.nu/tag/avloningsdag-lan/] [http://hindi.anriintern.com/events http://hindi.anriintern.com/events] [http://www.workturkeymusic.com/?cat=27 http://www.workturkeymusic.com/?cat=27] [http://mambaforum.com/tag/date/ http://mambaforum.com/tag/date/] [http://zarubejestate.tk/zastroj-cont/index.htm http://zarubejestate.tk/zastroj-cont/index.htm] [http://lms-d.ru/tags/with/ http://lms-d.ru/tags/with/] [http://ideia.ru/?tag=otkrytie http://ideia.ru/?tag=otkrytie] _,
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* Japanese Skiing travel write ups:
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** [[Niseko Ski Diary]].
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** [[Shiga Kogen Ski Diary]].
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** [[Hakuba Ski Diary]].
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* About me:
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** [[Resume|Resumé]].
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** [[Quotes]] - Various quotes I saw and liked.
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** [[Likes and Dislikes]].
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** [[Favourite Games]].
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** [[Thumb up or down]]: Things I'd like to see more of, and things I'd like to see less of.
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** [[Random Thoughts]].
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** [[I'd like to see that]].
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* Random - stuff that doesn't fit anywhere else:
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** [[Identity of Kemeny's Hidden Label wines]].
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** [[LG WD-1435RD notes|Notes on the LG WD-1435RD washer dryer]].
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** [[Diplomacy strategy tips]].
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** [[Links]].
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* Computers:
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** Data Centre Server setup steps - [[Debian stable Web Server step-by-step|Step-by-step: From-scratch installation steps for a Linux PHP web server running Debian]]:
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*** Run memtest overnight.
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*** Installation.
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*** Update /etc/apt/sources.list.
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*** Get the latest and greatest packages.
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*** Remove unneeded or unwanted packages.
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*** Install LAMP.
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*** [[Debian stable Web Server step-by-step#Install_extra_useful_software|Install extra useful software]].
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*** Disable IPv6.
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*** [[Debian stable Web Server step-by-step#Stop console screen from blanking|Stop console screen from blanking]].
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*** [[Debian stable Web Server step-by-step#Exim 4 configuration|Exim 4 configuration]].
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*** customizing Apache configuration.
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*** Set up Apache virtual hosting.
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*** [[Debian stable Web Server step-by-step#Apache content compression|Apache content compression]].
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*** [[Debian stable Web Server step-by-step#Configure php.ini|Configure php.ini]].
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*** [[Debian stable Web Server step-by-step#Enable SSL in Apache 2|Enable SSL in Apache 2]].
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*** Change the date.
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*** [[Debian stable Web Server step-by-step#Tweak MySQL configuration|Tweak MySQL configuration]].
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*** Installing and configuring portsentry.
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*** [[Debian stable Web Server step-by-step#Locking down the IP functionality|Locking down the IP functionality]].
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*** [[Debian stable Web Server step-by-step#Set limits.conf|limits.conf]].
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*** [[Debian stable Web Server step-by-step#Install bastille|Install bastille]].
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*** Install the SUN JDK.
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*** Install the NTP daemon to keep the time current.
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*** [[Debian stable Web Server step-by-step#Install APC as the PHP opcode cache|Install APC as the PHP opcode cache]].
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** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps|Ubuntu Linux Workstation setup steps]]:
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Pre-installation standard hardware test procedure|Pre-installation standard hardware test procedure]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Installation|Ubuntu Installation]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Tweaks and Preferences|Tweaks and Preferences]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Firefox 3 configuration steps|Firefox configuration steps]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Firefox Add-ons|Firefox Add-ons]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Firefox Tweaks|Firefox Tweaks]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Installation of extra software|Installation of extra software]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Configure "Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 Keyboard"|Configure "Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 Keyboard"]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Custom Key Bindings, aimed at "Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 Keyboard"|Custom Key Bindings, aimed at "Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 Keyboard"]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Install Skype|Install Skype]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Install the Tahoma fonts|Install the Tahoma fonts]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Install Flash on AMD64|Install Flash on AMD64]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Install Google Earth|Install Google Earth]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Install Acrobat reader|Install Acrobat reader]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Install Opera|Install Opera]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Enable Apport for crash bug reporting|Enable Apport for crash bug reporting]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Configure Open Office to work in MS Office 2000 compatibility mode|Configure Open Office to work in MS Office 2000 compatibility mode]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Automounting remote file systems using SSHFS|Automounting remote file systems using SSHFS]].
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*** [[Ubuntu desktop setup steps#Install Chromium beta daily builds|Install Chromium beta daily builds]].
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** [[Ubuntu home server setup steps|Home server setup steps]].
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*** [[Ubuntu home server setup steps#Setting up UPS monitoring|UPS monitoring]].
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*** [[Ubuntu home server setup steps#Enable collection monitoring, including web interface|Collectd]].
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*** [[Ubuntu home server setup steps#Set up Rtorrent to use your off-peak data allowance|Rtorrent]].
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** Computers - Misc:
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*** [[PHP test]] - brief test I was asked to write for PHP programmers.
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*** [[Nokia N95]] - links to useful apps for setting up the phone.
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** Computers - Debian or Ubuntu command-line upgrades:
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*** [[Upgrade Debian Woody to Debian Sarge]].
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*** [[Upgrade Debian Sarge to Debian Etch]].
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*** [[Upgrade Ubuntu 6.06 LTS to Ubuntu 8.04 LTS]].
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** Computers - Desktop software configuration or migration:
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*** [[Firefox 3 configuration steps|Firefox configuration steps]].
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*** [[How to migrate from Outlook 2000 to Evolution]].
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** Computers - Server software installation or configuration:
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*** [[SSL cert configuration for Apache on Debian]].
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<!-- Not working: *** [[Setting up OpenVPN for free Internet access in airports, hotels, and cafes]]. -->
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** Computers - MediaWiki or Wikipedia:
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*** [http://blog.nickj.org/ Blog] - mostly wiki-related ramblings.
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*** [http://can-we-link-it.nickj.org Suggesting links for the English Wikipedia].
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*** [http://WikiHR.net/ WikiHR.net] - a directory for finding wiki-specialists or companies available for hire.
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*** [http://open.wikiblogplanet.com/ Open Wiki Blog Planet] - displays over 100 wiki-related blogs on one page and which everyone can edit the list of feeds for.
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*** [[MediaWiki|MediaWiki parser and fuzz tests]] - technical, HTML compliance tests and fuzz tests. Not very interesting.
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*** [[MediaWiki code coverage howto]] - info how to gather code coverage data for parser tests.
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*** [[Experiment with Suggestion Searching on Wikipedia]] - similar functionality to this mockup was [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:$wgEnableMWSuggest added in 1.13].
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** Computers - POV - Things many web sites get wrong:
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*** [[JavaScript links are evil]].
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*** [[Online stores should publish their shipping rates up front]].
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** Computers - POV - Programming Languages:
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*** [[Java's clone syntax seems to suck]].
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*** [[Ways that PHP4 sucks for work on non-trivial Object-Orientated problems]].
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*** [[Personal notes from when I was learning Java]].
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** Computers - Linux POV:
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*** [[My Linux Timeline]].
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** Computers - Hardware:
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*** [[My Desktop Hardware Upgrade Philosophy]]. With graphs!
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** Computers - Software Development:
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*** [[Random software development tips]].
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*** [[Maintaining software with the Swiss Cheese approach]].
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** Computers - POV:
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*** [["The best way to stop the distribution of a bit of software is to charge money for it"]].
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** Computers - Comments or reviews on web sites or software - some of these are bound to be out-of-date now:
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*** [[Review of TA Spring]].
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*** [[Comments on Gallery 2.0]]
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*** [[Hoyts Website Sucks]].
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*** [http://nickpj.googlepages.com/msnmapsgivesimpossibledirections MSN maps gives impossible directions].
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** Old or out of date computing stuff:
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*** [[No Microsoft End-game strategy for Linux]].
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<!-- to delete. These things would have gone on a blog, if there had been such a thing as blogs when these were written:
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*** [[Linux distro supported timeframes]]. --: this is solved now by running Debian Stable on servers.
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*** [[Why are some things so hard to configure in Linux?]] --: this is largely solved now with Cups + the latest X.org
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*** [[Wish-list for Linux Distros]]. --: this is solved with out of the box OpenGL, the Sysinfo program, the restricted drivers installer, an improved Evolution, and better multi-monitor support.
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*** [[Software features that I would like to see become standard]] --: this is solved with KSplice.
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*** [[Limitations of 32-bit machines]]. --: this solved by using 64 bit hardware & OS, although 32 bit systems still have a place, especially when memory is restricted.
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*** [[Steps to getting spam under control]]. --: this is solved by using decent spam filtering software.
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*** [[Technical problems with the Web]]. --: JavaScript has become necessary, and tools like GWT help with compatibility.
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** [[Social behaviour, or lack thereof]].
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** [[Are you a Nick Jenkins or Nicholas Jenkins?]] Yes, there are other people that share this name. Here are just some of them.
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If I've made a typo or grammatical or technical mistake please just correct it (you can edit all pages).
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If you have some thoughts on what I've written & want to share them, or anything else, then you're welcome to [[User talk:Nickj|leave me a message]].

Latest revision as of 07:52, 21 October 2012


If I've made a typo or grammatical or technical mistake please just correct it (you can edit all pages).

If you have some thoughts on what I've written & want to share them, or anything else, then you're welcome to leave me a message.