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Now On Linode

So I got a bit tired of trying to run a server from home on an old Pentium II 233 MHz computer with a whopping 128 MiB of RAM.

Dell 1350cnw on Gentoo Linux with CUPS

You’d think that a company that had produced and does produce some Linux based products would also provide CUPS drivers for their printers, like the Dell 1350cnw. Not so, it seems. Still, I was undeterred and found a way to make it happen.

Unifying PostgreSQL Ebuilds

After an excruciating wait and years of learning PostgreSQL, it’s time to unify the PostgreSQL ebuilds. I’m not sure what the original motivation was to split the ebuilds, but, from the history I’ve seen on Gentoo, it has always been that way. That’s a piss-poor reason for continuing to do things a certain way. Especially when that way is wrong and makes things more tedious and difficult than they ought to be.