Monthly Archives: November 2007

CPU fan broke down

This morning at about 05.00AM the CPU fan in the server broke down, causing the system to shut down. Fortunately, I was visiting my parents this weekend (where the server is at), so I managed to fix it and boot … Continue reading

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Blinkenshell now makes daily backups of your files that you store on the server, for more information please read: Info/Backup on the wiki. There are some exceptions of files that won’t get backed up, like temp files (tmp/ in your … Continue reading

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Two new commands

Today I built a little script to configure some basic settings of the shell that you probably need to change. From now on, all new members will get to run this script the first time they log in, and everyone … Continue reading

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I’ve installed a new text-based IRC client called weechat (version 0.2.6) on Blinkenshell. It’s a bit similar to irssi from what I’ve heard, but supports a couple of cool new features such as horizontal split of windows (which allows for … Continue reading

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