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New toy – Wacom Graphire 3 tablet

Picked up a Wacom Graphire 3 tablet yesterday which is a pretty cool piece of kit. Had quite a few of these running when working at Greencroft in the art department, and was impressed by them. With a new hush

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Not quite admitting defeat, but…

Open-Xchange on the Gentoo Sparc64 was just a nightmare! Along with taking an age to run through emerging each package, too many packages weren’t in ‘stable’ on the Sparc platform, and stepping back to Blackdown JDK rather than offical Sun-JDK

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Open-Xchange on Gentoo Sparc64

So, I’ve done bugger all with my stash of Sun Ultra 5’s since well before Christmas, and since getting back from my holidays I haven’t been bothered either. Terrible waste of equipment, I know! But, having received an e-mail from

Posted in computing, gentoo sparc, linux, my projects, open-xchange

Samba integration with OpenLDAP

Truth be told, I just haven’t had the time to play around with this project as much as I wanted. Maybe with it being close to Christmas and stuff winding down at work (plus, just wanting to be in Alaska

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Gentoo OpenLDAP server running on Sun Ultra 5

Well, my first Gentooserver is up and running on the Sun Ultra 5’s quite happily. It wasn’t as problematic as expected to be honest. I guess having done a few Gentoo installs before helped too! The only couple of things

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Iain Foulds, 33 years old. Originally from England, now living in Seattle. I currently work as a Senior Content Developer for Microsoft writing about Azure VMs. Gamer. Very passionate about photography. Comments and opinions expressed here are my own. More...

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