[Hedda]'s diary

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Written about Monday 2013-07-15
Written: (3268 days ago)

I managed to rearrange the computer hall without damaging [Elftron] <img:stuff/mood36-gif.gif>

Elfpack got its network card fucked up though, but after a while the server emailed me and told me where to find it on the net (I can't log into it locally, so I must find it on the net). Poor little server was lost on the big Internet, but emailed dad... <img:stuff/zabuN-gif.gif>

Now I can access all my crap in the storage... I so should throw away 90% of that, but sometimes it's useful...

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Written about Monday 2013-07-01
Written: (3283 days ago)

Now I've been on my first meeting with Cendio as a social media consultant for marketing ThinLinc to regular people. ThinLinc is build for big organizations with huge computer farms, but it's actually quite useful for some private users too as I discovered when I was away from my beloved computer last week.

So if you have a Linux-server/desktop and you want real remote desktop access to it, download the latest version:


ThinLinc even stores your session, unlike for example an SSH-session. You can basically just close the ThinLinc-client and next time you open it from anywhere, you are where you left off with all windows and programs as they were.

I'll be working less than half time, so I will probably have more time for Elftown than when I was studying and keep on offering me work! ;) Now time for dinner :P

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Written about Monday 2013-07-01
Written: (3283 days ago)
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Written about Tuesday 2013-06-11
Written: (3302 days ago)
Next in thread: 1160769, 1160784

So now my half year of studying geography has ended. My paper about the biggest cities in Latin America and South and Southeast Asia is confirmed approved.

Right now I'm mostly thinking about what to do and why...

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Written about Thursday 2013-05-16
Written: (3329 days ago)
Next in thread: 1160145

Blood Angels Space Marine at LinCon 2013

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Written about Monday 2013-05-13
Written: (3331 days ago)
Next in thread: 1160104, 1160113, 1160220

Want a simple game? It demands some thinking though. It might look extremely easy at first, but then more and more stuff starts to happen... (I just slew a dragon and my trip through hell... well, that went to hell...)


Tip: Don't forget to save and save the link to your save-page! Collecting candies during the night and then your browser crashes is no fun :P

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Written about Monday 2013-03-25
Written: (3381 days ago)

Lilo muewing on the train.

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Written about Wednesday 2013-02-27
Written: (3407 days ago)
Next in thread: 1158005, 1158174

In case you wonder about the strange date format on Elftown...

From: http://xkcd.com/1179/

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Written about Thursday 2013-01-24
Written: (3441 days ago)
Next in thread: 1157153

Supernatural goes LARPing :P


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Written about Wednesday 2012-12-12
Written: (3483 days ago)
Next in thread: 1155895, 1155899

During the spring I'll be studying a university course in geography. It will be odd and strange to return to be a student, but also very interesting and fun, and I get to meet people a little more outside of parties.

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Written about Thursday 2012-12-06
Written: (3490 days ago)

I just gave up watching an episode of Fringe (S05E04). Can someone tell me why this is boring as hell? I used to love Fringe, but season 5 is as fun as watching cancer grow on your body. But I can't tell what the difference is and why it's so awful now.

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Written about Monday 2012-10-22
Written: (3534 days ago)
Next in thread: 1154492

Yea, all my experience from Elftown and Elfpack tells me exactly this:


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Written about Monday 2012-09-24
Written: (3562 days ago)
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Written about Monday 2012-08-27
Written: (3591 days ago)
Next in thread: 1153302, 1153306

So some updates:
Busy as usual this time of the year, but now I'll get back to the real life in front of the computer screen.

I also got a roomie. A very friendly French girl.

Not so much important except that, I guess.

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Written about Monday 2012-08-20
Written: (3598 days ago)
Previous in thread: 1153172 In Viking's diary
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101 meter! That is impressive! <img:44166_1164145147.gif>

But he did have a good tip to the professional javelin athletes: Go out and drink heavily the day before, and you'll be more relaxed, explosive (as long as you aren't dehydrated, I assume, but maybe that helps too) and definitely less nervous.

My aunt who competed in shot put always made her longest puts when she was feeling somewhat crap. But sad, I just saw she lost the women 45+ Swedish record now :( Hm, but this was interesting: http://www.world-masters-athletics.org/records/outdoor-women Jump over 1.25 meter as a pole vault lady, and you'll get a world record! But running 5000 meter for a 80 year old lady in 26 minutes 56 seconds is fucking awesome for a 80 year old woman!

1152478  Link to this entry 
Written about Friday 2012-07-20
Written: (3629 days ago)
Next in thread: 1152492

<img:stuff/cr-gif.gif> Sad news. Klimpen, sort of a mascot for Elfwood, has passed away. He was as old as Lilo, born in 1999.

On the good side, Lilo is still very well and will hopefully remind you about your friends' birthdays for years to come.

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Written about Monday 2012-06-18
Written: (3661 days ago)
Next in thread: 1151539, 1151681

The Elftown Meme Page was fun!


Has happened quite a few times...

1151179  Link to this entry 
Written about Monday 2012-06-04
Written: (3675 days ago)

Sorry for being a little mentally offline lately. Just a normal "Bah, it's spring and I don't feel like doing anything useful at all". Now it's freakishly cold here, so no spring in sight, summer even less, though...

I got a little stuck on Memrise (www.memrise.com) too. I've planted some 800 Spanish flowers/words now and I have to keep watering them. <img:stuff/zabuN-gif.gif> I guess it's a better game to be addicted to than other things. Unfortunately my conversations in Spanish still tend to be restricted to "business development" "human resources" "horny" "one-night-stand" (apparently 4 of the words you really need to learn as a total beginner).

Next week total abandonment is happening here, most things close, friends leave and "Summer-Ryd" appears. That will be boring as hell, but I guess a little nice in the beginning. Hopefully I'll have some jobs to apply to or some work to do at least.

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Written about Thursday 2012-04-19
Written: (3721 days ago)
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Written about Monday 2012-04-09
Written: (3730 days ago)

So I educated myself a little about these MMORPG games as I've never played one. I tried Perfect World as it's free and I have a friend how can help me out a little (and damn, that was needed, especially the first hours when I didn't get any help... Took me one hour to find the jump-button as I tried everything except space...).

So far I'm mostly getting bored. Going here and there and doing stuff that is either too easy or in one case, too hard. Bah... I guess it's way more fun if I manage to join a group and so, but I'm not sure if I'll continue to play.

At least I know a little about how it is to play now, even if I've discovered very little.

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Written about Sunday 2012-03-25
Written: (3746 days ago)

It has been quite hellish days lately. First my computer crashed and couldn't boot on Thursday evening. Then I tried to create a working disk to boot from on Elftown, but when I tried to make sure Elftown could boot normally and installed a boot-block on Elftown, that old disk simply gave up and crashed Elftown that couldn't boot either now. So I'm stuck with two useless computers without any media too boot from, and Elfpack's computer that for some unknown reason can't be logged into locally (only remotely).

A friend asked me to take a beer with them and I went out and had the time of my life on Friday night, which was easy as everything was more fun than a life broken into pieces with the computers. But I also got a USB-stick from Alexander with an Ubuntu system on it. Tried that next morning, and of course Elftown's computer refuses to boot from it for unknown reason. But I went and borrowed a disk from Alexander also, and then the stick worked to install from, so I had a system to boot from.

The system-disk of Elftown was quite messed up. Lots of small files were missing. Like some of the Roxen Webserver's files, some of the Elftown files (the server code, not your data because that is on another disks) and /etc/shadow (which made logins impossible). It was pretty easy to fix though, but a little problem as I hadn't got my own computer fixed yet. The only really sad part not is that one backup-script didn't work properly, so the guestbook, diary, forum and member data from after 2012-03-17 was lost. That will not happening be happening again as I set up the system differently now.

Then I gave up on trying to rescue my computer's system disk as it just didn't work for unknown reason. I have no idea if it's corrupt files or the Mandriva updates that made it broken. I had way too much stuff installed to have any clue what could make it during startup continue to write:
Starting Stdio Syslog Bridge
Started Stdio Syslog Bridge
Starting Stdio Syslog Bridge
Started Stdio Syslog Bridge
Starting Stdio Syslog Bridge
Started Stdio Syslog Bridge
Starting Stdio Syslog Bridge
Started Stdio Syslog Bridge

indefinitely (at least 12 hours).

So I wiped the system disk and installed Ubuntu on it. I have no previous experience with it and I find the window system annoying, but otherwise things seem to work fine and it was damn easy and quick to install from that USB-stick. So eventually I guess Elftown will be running on Ubuntu too as I don't want to fiddle with two different Linux distributions. But I'll not upgrade just for the sake of upgrading.

On some other issue, I'm really searching for a job, but I totally suck at it. There are a lot of offers, but nothing even worth spending time on sending an application to. But if you need some consulting for Javascript, SEO and similar, I'm happy to sell you some hours. Just pay up and I'll find people who know how to do anything! ;)

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