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Don’t touch my Schiit!

As a work-from-home-er and a music fan, having good audio in my home office is important. Until recently, I’ve used my laptop to feed a two-channel amp and some decent speakers. A large collection of digital audio, combined with MPD … Continue reading

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Low-latency continuous rsync

Okay, so “lowish-latency” would be more appropriate. I regularly work on systems that are fairly distant, over relatively high-latency links. That means that I don’t want to run my editor there because 300ms between pressing a key and seeing it … Continue reading

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The beauty of automated builds

Just about any developer knows that if you’ve got even a moderately complicated project, you have to have automated builds. This helps to ensure not only that the builds you provide to the public are consistent, but also that you … Continue reading

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Making a KVM-bootable image

I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve had to re-learn how to create a bootable image from a filesystem tree (such as a tarball of a root filesystem, or a Xen partition image).  If for no other reason than … Continue reading

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Mock Rocks!

I’ve been working through the process of getting a libcmpiutil package built for Fedora 9.  I’ve never packaged something for a distro before, so some of the things are a bit new to me.  Luckily, Daniel Veillard did a good … Continue reading

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