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‘If You Were Smart, You’d Be In Engineering’

This is a comment I heard a few years back from a manager on the Engineering side of the house. Of course it’s stated in a bad way, but the words behind it is that to advance in technology, your … Continue reading

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git Version Control for rcs Users – Setting up gitlab

Next up is to install Gitlab. The problem will be the inability to access to ‘net from work. So a manual install will need to be done. We’ll see how that goes. Gitlab is pretty easy to install. Just follow … Continue reading

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git Version Control for rcs Users – Configuring gitlab and Jenkins Servers

This is intended to document the steps involved in moving from an RCS based environment to a git based environment. In previous posts, I showed the environment I’m currently working in and the progress to changing from using RCS to … Continue reading

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Cajun Shrimp and Salmon

Quick recipe. Prep time 10 mins Cook time 20 mins Total time 30 mins Sweet and savory pan-seared salmon topped with sautéed shrimp in cajun butter sauce. Salmon New Orleans is an unforgettable 30 minute meal your family will crave! … Continue reading

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Refinishing The Deck

The deck at the house is a bit dried out and aged looking. We’d been on the lookout for someone to do the siding and decks as protection is needed here in the mountains. We’re closer to the sun and … Continue reading

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git Version Control for rcs Users – Synchronization

Now that I can check out files, edit, and check them back in. The last step is syncing the files with the target server or servers. I’m trying to eliminate the extra static files/put them into the repo vs having … Continue reading

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git Version Control for rcs Users – Setup and Usage

At least for someone like me where I’m the only person working on projects, the setup and usage of RCS and git are pretty straightforward. Once we get into team usage, it gets to be a bit more complicated. Right … Continue reading

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git Version Control for rcs Users – Background

As a Unix Systems Administrator, I’m a long time user of Revision Control System (RCS) to manage configuration files. My first time was in managing DNS Zone Files at NASA Headquarters. Over the past few years, I’ve been using RCS … Continue reading

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The New Game Room

I’ve spent the past week moving boxes from the garage into the new house. Mainly into the new Library/Guest Bedroom, Studio/Media Room, and Game Room. Part of this was getting shelves in place and boxes stashed where appropriate. Part was … Continue reading

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New House!

That’s right. Both Jeanne and I are moving. She’s sold her place in Thornton and should be pretty much moved out by Saturday and I’m busy boxing up all my stuff and working around the house to put it up … Continue reading

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