The Core Dump

A strong conviction that something must be done is the parent of many bad measures

[By Nic Lindh on Wednesday, 17 March 2004]

Download like the wind, little friend

There are days when you have to love your cable modem…Download like the wind

That’s a Gentoo Linux CD coming down at breakneck speed.

The urge to Linux has struck again, and my support group sponsor is nowhere to be found, so it’s time to see what trials and tribulations are hidden in Gentoo

Music: “Soldier Of The Line” by Magnum [Opens in iTunes]

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