Be very careful what you click

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No, this not about clicking on silly click bait articles. Against everything I know, I decided to quickly make a few changes and clean up the file stores on a vmware cluster. I was thinking maybe an hour or so tops and I can enjoy the rest of my Saturday.

If you can read this, thank your sysadmin

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Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day You may ask “What is a System Administrator?” The answers you will find at http://www.sysadminday.com/ are as good as any. Being a System Administrator is a somewhat stressful job that turns you into a cynic very quickly and you start hanging out in places like the scary devil monastery. Your (l)users also … Read More

Running those legacy apps

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Yesterday Andrew McGill posted the message below on the Gauteng Linux User Group mailing list. Because he is not blogging I’m doing it for him. What he is describing is one of the biggest frustrations people have with so called new and improved software. Andrew is a very competent sysadmin and if he is battling what is Eric … Read More