I hate papers.
Today I woke up extremely early for no good reason. 6:30am. I can't believe it myself! But did I put all this newly gained day-lit time to good use? Of course not. Of all things, I spent hours trying to install w2k on my laptop, only to find out minutes later that the reason I had installed it for was no longer valid. Well. Great.
On the other hand, maybe I shouldn't be bitter.. GTE and Duke finally got their act together and reconnected my ADSL service (after a month and a half of having ADSL down at home).
Plans for tonight: pizza. Mmmm.. pizza :-)
As Pete told me today, "you oughtta post more diary entries. It is easy to forget for one or two days, or a month and a half." This oddly reminds me of this kid who lived down the hall freshman year who said he had "burned in hell for about thirty seconds to an hour."
Yesterday I biked over to Wellspring (supermkt) and got lots of munchies. Great stuff to have here in the computer cluster.. and a lot healthier than what you can get off of the snack machines.
Well, so I finally get around to posting something here :)
Well, I do have lots of news. Today Me and my friend Seth Vidal made the 0.1 release of DULUG-Linux, the first Duke University-specific Linux distro. It's based on Red Hat, with added security packages, and a few customizations (Helix Gnome, customized links, etc). This 0.1 release is not all that different from Red Hat 6.2, but it will soon grow to have its ownflavor, I hope.
Other than that.. well, my grades will suck this semester, since working on Linux is so much more interesting than learning Physics (no offense to the physics majors, really. I just think they're insane ;).
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