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Generate random passwords under GNU/Linux...

Submitted by msameer on Sat, 11/02/2006 - 1:30am

Well, I want to generate random passwords for people I give subdomains.

Since creating the subdomain involves a lot of steps, I decided to automate it a bit.

And since I only install the most needed things on the server, I decided to create a small script to generate the random password for me as I don't feel like installing a password generator.

Minimalistic RSS feed aggregator.

Submitted by msameer on Wed, 08/02/2006 - 2:56pm

Ali of OpenCraft wanted an RSS feed aggregator that'll display the latest items like what we see on the T.V.

I had a perl script that'll grab the latest items and email them to you. I modified it to print the titles to the standard output. You can then use osd_cat to display it.

No more phaeronix contributions for me.

Submitted by msameer on Thu, 19/01/2006 - 6:39pm

No more phaeronix contributions for me.

Please, I hate this ....... .

Note to self: Be prepared for a lot of depressing things and a lot of discussions the following days.

AfricaSource 2, I'm back

Submitted by msameer on Wed, 18/01/2006 - 4:42am

I'm back.
I did it again and pissed in the source of the nil for the last time on the last night.
Next day we had to empty the resort, The last bus left at about 12, Damn that long way.

Nuagara hotel was full, We had to spend the night in another one called Antonio sessions club or whatever. No, I won't be able to say goodbye to my friends :-(


Submitted by msameer on Wed, 11/01/2006 - 12:27pm

yesterday i attended a session about computers and disability.

arun is amazing. i met him in india at asiasource but i didn't know that he's teaching bnd people programming.
i've got my batteries charged by yesterday and i'm back to photos.

Do you want to play with a GNU/Linux server ?

Submitted by msameer on Thu, 05/01/2006 - 5:10pm

This is my old VPS and I won't renew it.

Host: naboo.vpsland.com
User: root
Pass: root
OS: Debian sarge.

Use ssh!

You won't be able to add users or change the root password. If you discove

وداعا 2005

Submitted by msameer on Mon, 02/01/2006 - 3:12pm

ساصر على الكتابة بالعربية هذه المرة

عام 2005 لم يكن عاما عاديا بلنسبة لى
بل كان مشحونا بالاحداث و النجاح و الفشل و القلق و الحزن و ...

From Arab Source to Africa Source.

Submitted by msameer on Sun, 18/12/2005 - 11:09am

Arab source brainstorming meeting is over. I'm tired, My left eye is stillhurting.
I really need a vacation as I didn't spend an hour at home during the last2 days except to sleep.

Being busy didn't give me time for my personal feelings, I guess this might be good.

He is STUPID, I swear.

Submitted by msameer on Fri, 25/11/2005 - 1:37am

When I say that certain places in this world are characterized by stupid people, No one should blame me. And here's a proof!