Monthly Archive: March 2007


Ubuntu Certified!

Tonight I got some post from my old place (which mostly contained some old bank statements), but inbetween, there was a really cool surprise, my Ubuntu Certified Professional certificate and card! Whohoo!



Last night I went to the well attended Geekdinner, organised by Johann “Joe” Botha. I didn’t expect much from the geekdinner, the general perception was that there was going to be mostly ‘glamblogger/glamgeeks’ (we should get a proper name for...


Digital Freedom Expo 2007

On April the 19th, just over a month from now, the Digital Freedom Expo will take place at the University of the Western Cape and will run for two days. It will host high-profile speakers including: Prof Lawrence Lessig, founder...


First week at Impi

I spent the last week in Johannesburg, at the Impi Linux offices, where I’ve been freshly employed. It’s quite exciting, our local government is making a strong move to open source and free software, and Impi Linux is already signed...


Free OpenSolaris discs

Sun Microsystems is shipping free OpenSolaris discs, which also includes Nexenta (a combination of Ubuntu and the OpenSolaris kernel). I think I’ll try Nexenta on my home server, so that I can finally try ZFS, which I’ve been meaning to...