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The Vectra’s rise and fall

13 de novembro de 2014 1 comentário

Hi folks,

A few years ago I wrote about my personal server: An HP Vectra VL5/100, which was running NetBSD in that occasion. If you’re still interested, there’s a portuguese link here with the setup, and here’s a picture taken on the day it arrived:

HP Vectra

Its hostname was vectra.timm.net (also vectra.serveblog.net), and it was a great computer. The hostname was chosen due Vectra is also an old car I like, and I really think it’s a cool hostname. 🙂  That said, Vectra was built in 1996, and had been used by a former colleague of mine, who gave me in January 2008 when I was still living in Goiania. I don’t know exactly regarding the original configuration, but when I received it, was already a Pentium 166MHz with 96MB Ram and a 4GB HD drive. This colleague of mine was freeing some space on his house, and knowing I like to play with old computers, he gave me instead of discarding on the nearest garbage can he could find.

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Pequenas Sutilezas dos programas Open Source

25 de dezembro de 2009 1 comentário

Se tem uma coisa que eu realmente ADORO nos programas Open Source, ao contrário dos softwares chatos e sem-graça do Windows, são as pequenas sutilezas que determinados desenvolvedores incluem em seus programas. Isso também acontece no Mac OS X. Por exemplo: Hoje é natal, 25 de dezembro de 2009, e olhe com o quê eu fui surpreendido:

Provavelmente aconteceu o mesmo com a versão for Windows. Mas são coisas que não acontecem, por padrão, no SO da Microsoft. 🙂

Em tempo: Segundo o amigo Stomaz, o Kmess também o desejou feliz natal… 🙂

Stay safe,
Lucas Timm.

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