> Since a client cancelled a contract I had lined up for summer while
> I'm on a break from uni I find myself in need of a job. I thought
> there may be someone on this list that needs a willing worker for the
> summer (and possibly during semester as well).
> I'm a competant programmer, mainly Java but some experience in C and
> PHP as well. I've written commercial software (two small business
> accounting packages and a customer services database). I have some
> SQL experience. Willing to learn new things. Would really
> appreciate a job where I can develop SysAdmin or networking skills.
Well, it seems like young fellas these days are right into pick and choose.
I would have got my ear clipped for this 15-20 years ago.
Yep, if there is a young fella who has done an electrical
pre-apprenticeship course, or is an electrical apprentice who needs to
kill some hours of of his/her apprenticeship, then I could do do with
some assistance with fitting off a house that is being built by Habitat
For Humanity, it is voluntary work (you will be working for God), but
there is an inroad to learning a useful trade. I would also be happy
with someone who current holds his/her EST practicing licence.
I will be doing the fit off sometime this week.
Since a client cancelled a contract I had lined up for summer while
I'm on a break from uni I find myself in need of a job. I thought
there may be someone on this list that needs a willing worker for the
summer (and possibly during semester as well).
I'm a competant programmer, mainly Java but some experience in C and
PHP as well. I've written commercial software (two small business
accounting packages and a customer services database). I have some
SQL experience. Willing to learn new things. Would really
appreciate a job where I can develop SysAdmin or networking skills.
If anyway has any leads or would like to talk to me please email me or
give me a call.
cell: 0-21-236 6900
home: 0-7-858 3338 (Hamilton)
I now return you to your regularly scheduled list.
I, on the other hand, am a fully rounded human being with a degree from the
university of life, a diploma from the school of hard knocks, and three gold
stars from the kindergarten of getting the shit kicked out of me.
-- Edmund BlackAdder
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Yesterday I had some difficulty trying to address a set of envelopes for
an organisation that I belong to.
Was using Open Office (using mail merge) running under Fedora Core 2.
The envelopes were being printed in landscape mode.
The problem was that the addresses did not print at the planned
position. Changing margins etc, to try and fix the problem didn't work
as sometimes the shift in location didn't match the change!
In order to get the job done, I had to use Open Office running under
Also, I've noted that sometimes when I specify a custom page size, all I
get is a blank sheet! The fix to that problem is to specify A4 and
adjust right and bottom margins to suit.
Has anyone downloaded the gentoo live universal cd and the packages cd (86 architectecture).
I tried recently and the internet connection choked...
If so would you be able to send me copies for media and postage?
The WLUG meeting is this evening
!!Live fixup demonstration
Monday 25 October (Labour Day) - taking advantage of the holiday, we will start at 4pm, look over a few peoples problems, and run a presentation at 5pm with an introduction on how to find answers to Linux questions online (especially Google and the Wiki), 10 min Q&A and then go over fixing some problems live on a big screen.
This one is a great opportunity for new and inexperienced users! Please bring machines.
4pm, 25 October%%%
University of Waikato%%%
Park in Gate 1, Knighton Rd
----- Original Message Follows -----
> On Sat, 2004-10-23 at 21:03 +1300, jaytee(a)clear.net.nz
> > wrote: I did the boot from install disk and made the
> > changes I thought needed, everything went pretty well
> > until I: "make dep && make bzImage modules
> > modules_install" <enter> There was a fair bit of
> > activety then a report "make: no rule to make target
> > bzImages". Stop regards John
> There is no bzImages. Just bzImage. Did you typo?
> wlug mailing list | wlug(a)list.waikato.ac.nz
----- Original Message Follows -----
> One of the (many) great things about gentoo is that it
> doesn't force you into a pre-defined install pattern.
> What you should do, is boot from the install disk like
> your starting from scratch - then just mount your disks
> (mount /dev/hda3 /mnt/gentoo
> mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/gentoo/boot
> swapon /dev/hda2 etc.)
> then enter the chroot enviroment
> (chroot /mnt/gentoo
> source /etc/profile etc.)
> then you can just correct what is wrong - ie by running
I did the boot from install disk and made the changes I
thought needed, everything went pretty well until I:
"make dep && make bzImage modules modules_install" <enter>
There was a fair bit of activety then a report
"make: no rule to make target bzImages". Stop
----- Message Forwarded on Fri 22/10/2004 -----
From: "" <jaytee(a)clear.net.nz>
To: Felix <ferina(a)xtra.co.nz>
Subject: Re: [wlug] Re Wiki Gentoo notes
Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2004 20:37:50 +1300
----- Original Message Follows -----
> ^G = Get Help
> ^O = Write File
> ^X = Exit,
> If modified it will ask "Save modified buffer ..."
I did not get these options,, it is a very minimal
bash script in Grub edit.
I can make changes but not keep them for next boot time..
I made a major error in compiling the kernel so am going
to reinstall from scratch for two reasons. One: I am not
sure if the error is recoverable Two: I am becoming a bit
less scared of the command environment.
There is one thing that is are a bit of a problem,
Capital o and zero are a bit of a guess,
is there a rule whe it should be a 0 (zero) and when it
should be a O (o)