Note: this series of articles applies to CentOS 6; for CentOS 5, see this series. Let’s make things really interesting with a postinstall script to do some custom configuration.
Note: this series of articles applies to CentOS 6; for CentOS 5, see this series. Now that you’ve compiled your RPMs, you need to build a disk image from which to perform the kickstart.
Note: this series of articles applies to CentOS 6; for CentOS 5, see this series. Once you’ve decided which packages you’re going to include in your kickstart disc, it’s time to pull them all together.
Note: this series of articles applies to CentOS 6; for CentOS 5, see this series. CentOS (and of course, it’s upstream distro, Red Hat Enterprise Linux) has an extremely powerful, but somewhat poorly documented, tool for rapidly deploying machines and managing their configuration: kickstart. Kickstart lets you build a custom installation that can run hands-free. So […]
I’m happy to report that after about 4 months of spare-time development, Hot Death for Android is in good enough shape to release. Hot Death is a port of my Pocket PC Hot Death Uno that was in turn an update of a Windows version I encountered in the mid-90s. I overhauled the art (the original bitmaps […]
I’m pleased to announce the GPL-ed release of cookingwithgas, a mobile web-based recipe organizing application. This was my own personal experiment with jquery mobile — I wanted to move my ancient MS Access recipe database into the 21st century. I figured that a mobile-friendly UI was vital. It is great to be able to check […]
We recently rolled out a MySQL master/slave replication solution (upgrading from version 5.0 to 5.5 along the way), and we ran into a few unexpected surprises that I thought I’d share.
After using Froyo on the Epic 4G for a few weeks, I came to the conclusion that something was very wrong with the launcher. Often, I would return to the homescreen after using an application, and I would have to wait several seconds for the icons to redraw. This happened most frequently if I changed […]
I downloaded Froyo today for the Epic. Got some really nice new features. You can see the official procedure for installing, along with a list of improvements here. I was pleasantly surprised to find some features that weren’t on the list.
I like this product from Belkin so much that I had to write a review on it. I just got mine last week, and I love it. I had tried one of those wooden boxes to manage our chargers. Problem was, it ended up getting filled up with a bunch of little wall-wart USB bricks. […]