Writers Demand a Living Wage

Writers need to stop working for chump change. If you’re a writer and you work for less than $200 a day, you are a chump. Just think about it, if you work 8 hours a day at $200 a day, that comes out to only $25 an hour. And for self-employed people that’s before you Writers Demand a Living Wage

Lubuntu on Asus EEE PC 900

I have an Asus EEE PC900, but the bastardized version of Debian that came with the computer was wildly out-of-date. No sane person should put an un-patched computer on the Internet without patching it. Unfortunately there isn’t apparently any way to update the hacked Debian install that came with the computer. Fortunately, I was able Lubuntu on Asus EEE PC 900

Debian Wheezy mod_perl apreq_handle_apache2 undefined symbol issue

While installing mod_perl on Debian Wheezy I ran into this issue and log message. /usr/sbin/apache2: symbol lookup error: /usr/lib/perl5/auto/APR/Request/Apache2/Apache2.so: undefined symbol: apreq_handle_apache2 To fix it, I had to load the apreq.load module. On Debian, just symlink to the /etc/apache2/mods-available/apreq.load in /etc/apache2/mods-enabled and it is fixed.

Upgrading Debian Squeeze to Wheezy

I’ve recently done a few upgrades of Debian from Squeeze to Wheezy and it’s a pretty uneventful process. I recommend following these instructions at HowtoForge. The only major issue was that Mysql was removed after the upgrade. My data was still there but I had to install mysql-server. apt-get mysql-server Also you might get an Upgrading Debian Squeeze to Wheezy

Plug Your Tach Hole

I’m about to make my first customizations to my ’78 CB400 for this season. I purchased the bike last year for $650. I didn’t do anything to the bike but change the oil and check the tire pressure. I just wanted to ride it for a year and see if it’s something I want to Plug Your Tach Hole