Month: December 2003

  • Christmas = Foodmess

    Well we both didn’t gain any of the lost pounds back over Christmas. I was very careful. On the 24th we had as usual fondue. On the 25th I was at his parents home and we had goose and on the 26th my parents took us out to a fancy restaurant in France – as […]

  • Presenting the presents

    This year I got mostly kitchen stuff. I had tons of cook books on my wishlist and I got the one I wanted the most: “Das grosse Buch der Desserts” (Teubner Edition). It’s a book full of the most delicious desserts you can think of. My mother has a copy but that on is hers […]

  • Old dusty bottle

    My father dug out a rather old bottle of wine this year. It was good. 1973. I have had wine from 1978 before: that is younger than me. But that 1973 was older by four years. It was from Burgundy from the Côte de Nuits (as far as I remember). Yummy. But think of that: […]

  • Setting up dns

    I am just now setting up my local dns, just because …. currently I have to access my local server by IP-address which is not quite optimized. I found a (so far) very good dns howto and a list of dns tools. Debian packages: dnsutils, bind9, bind9-host, nslint (very helpful -> checks syntax of dns […]

  • Night Sight

    This christmas while driving I found out what it is that has been bugging me at night since a few years now. At night all lights – especially car head-/tail-lights – have huge flares around them. Yes exactly like the lensflare effects. It sure looks nice on a photo. It is not good while driving. […]

  • Happy Holidays

    We’re about to leave for the family. Each for their parents today, tomorrow his parents, the 26th my parents. I wish everyone save and happy holidays. I’ll be back late on the 26th to write about the tons of food we ate, what the family says and all the presents we got. Note how the […]

  • All packed up

    I just packed up all the presents for my family and now that I am done with it I still don’t feel the ‘christmas mood’. There is so much to do and I am going out tonight which is highly unusual for me on the 23rd and I still have to clean up half the […]

  • Piracy, time and money

    I have bought a lot of games ever since highschool and I have always tried to convince others to buy at least a few of their favorite games instead of ripping them or downloading them. Same goes for movies and cds. I noticed though that now that my sister finally earns a bit of extra […]

  • My Neverwinter Crash Fix

    I finally got Neverwinter Nights to run on my debian system.A posting at The Linux Game Tome helped a lot: If it crashes on you, you’ll have to do this: * cp miles/* /usr/local/lib/ * cd /usr/local/lib * rm libmss.so.6 libmss.so * ln -s libmss.so.6.5.2 libmss.so.6 * ln -s libmss.so.6 libmss.so * ldconfig or some […]