How to Exit Vim (or vi)

I never thought I would write a post about this, but evidently it is a problem, so here we go. The Procedure Realize you’re in a parallel universe where “bogomips” is a word and computrons and thunks are the competing currencies. Freak out, probably pressing something awkward in the process, and then in a paralyzed […]

Fedora: A Study in Featuritis

Its a creeping featurism! No, its a feeping creaturism! No, its an infestation of Feature Faeries! No, its Fedora! I’ve been passively watching this thread (link to thread list) on the Fedora development list and I just can’t take anymore. I can’t bring myself to add to the symphony, either, because it won’t do any […]

Racing to remove the last Nix

This post was prompted by a discussion on ScientificLinuxForum. The subject of this post diverts significantly from the original discussion, so I’ve placed it here instead. The thread was initially about the release of RHEL 6.3, but discussions there have a tendency to wander, particularly since many are worried we are in the last days […]