Keeping ssh connections alive

Picture this; you come back from lunch at "My Old Dutch Pancake house" and every one of your ssh connections has been closed due to lack »

Ubuntu Breezy Badger install horrors

I decided to check out Breezy Badger the latest version of Ubuntu linux. First I thought I would try the in place upgrade from Hoary to »

fscked up beyond all recognition

Strange things were afoot this evening when I switched on my laptop. Ubuntu did the intermittant "HAL could not be initialized" error first of all. A »

Ubuntu Ubuntu they drink it in the congo

XP Pro started giving me grief on my laptop with a blue screen every time I booted it up, which seemed to relate to the wireless »

Linux command locate - useful for err... locating files?

I came across a useful linux command that i hadn't seen before. Called locate. it returns the full path of a file that you enter. For »