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Upgrade to WordPress 3.3.1

I finally upgraded to WordPress 3.3.1. It took a while to convert my database from MySQL 4.x to MySQL 5.5, but I finally got it done. Maybe I’ll post something of significance soon.

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Updating to (k)(x)Ubuntu 9.04

I’m in the middle of upgrading my machines from 8.10 to 9.04. So far, I’ve run into two problems. The first problem was that on my first machine to upgrade, I’d launch KDE (or Gnome) and the terminal windows didn’t have a prompt. Also, update-manager or synaptic would complain about pty(s). A google / ubuntuforums [...]

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As I’ve said before, I am an alumnus of the University of Oklahoma. Despite that, I intend for this post to be non-partisan. There has been much ado about the Big XII tiebreaker which put OU into the Big XII title game and now into the BCS championship game. Let’s look at the tiebreakers in [...]

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Site Upgrade

Don Ray at Chiriqui Chatter has finally shamed me into upgrading the site. This was no deliberate effort on Don Ray’s part, but after his last upgrade, I looked at how old my files were. I upgraded from WordPress 2.2 to 2.5 and the theme from 2.0 to 3.6.1. There shouldn’t be too many changes [...]

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Please take a visit to No OOXML’s petition page and see why I’ve signed the petition to encourage ISO not to approve the ECMA standard which covers Microsoft’s Open Office XML implementation. Not only does OOXML not comply with several existing ISO standards, it will only be truly implementable by Microsoft. I want full ownership [...]

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