Visualizing harddrive space under Linux

Today, my laptop disk became full. So, I wanted to get the most bang for my buck and not waste my time erasing small files that weren't taking up a bunch of disk space. How does one do that? One way is the command line utility du, but I knew …

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May Utah Python Meeting

Last night I attended the Utah Python User Group meeting. The meeting location was changed to a library in Salt Lake instead of the Mozy headquarters in American Fork. It appears that the more central location was quite a draw since there were some 20 people in attendance.

Jonathon Ellis …

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Goodbye Beryl, Hello 24 Incher

I got a nice 24 inch Dell flat panel monitor for work. Here's the good: * Bright colors (my laptop monitor looks dull now) * Wide (can comfortably browse two websites side by side) * Gentoo made installing drivers painless * xrandr 1.2 is nice * X developers rock

And now the bad: * I …

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Exciting Times Ahead

The last couple of weeks have been stressful, bittersweet, and exciting. An exciting opportunity fell upon me and the end result is that I resigned from SpikeSource and am now starting up a company.

SpikeSource has been wonderful to me, and I've very much enjoyed my time there. I've worked …

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Interesting turn of events on gentoo-dev

How many times does this happen? You come back as a developer to a project you founded? That's gotta take some humility. It's my please to introduce to you Daniel "drobbins" Robbins. Daniel is going to work with the amd64 arch team but will probably venture to other areas too …

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Pycon2007 observations and thoughts

They say you know a foreign language pretty well when you start dreaming in it. It's a pretty surreal experience at first. Well, what about when you dream that you are sitting listening to conference talks and the conference is over? (Which happened to me last night) Probably means you …

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