Synchroedit is a multi-user simultaneous notepad, like Gobby, but instead of being a stand-alone application it’s web-based. And of course, it’s open source.
It is still very very rough around the edges, not quite ready for primtime. But in the future once it’s a little more polished, this could be a service we provide as an intraweb app for people to conduct meetings with.
I will tackle the UPS man when ‘The Practice of System & Network Administration’ from Amazon arrives at my doorstep next week. The TOC says to me it covers stuff we always knew instinctually about how we should run IT here, but never sat down and articulated. I’m looking forward to plowing through this tome and thinking about our IT with a more solid understanding of best practices.
I’m used to using ‘slapt-get –search foobar’ in Slackware, and was curious how to do it in debian…
apt-cache search foobar
This is quite useful on our new Blades.
Many places use webDAV technology to allow outside people into their file systems. PSU started to implement this type of access to student files in 2004/2005. We have the possibility to do it as well if so choose — and could provide useful for people traveling. They wouldn’t even need their own computer, since it runs over http