BlueProximity

a friend from school told me about the application BlueProximity. it’s a small utility that locks your screen when you walk away from your computer and unlocks it when you return.
it measures the distance of a bluetooth device (for example your mobile phone) to do so.
a really nice idea i think!

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hello everyone!
yesterday I upgraded my ubuntu feisty to the new gutsy. even if it is not even beta yet, it seems to work really well. I didn’t have any troubles with my mainboard as I did have them last time.
however, there aren’t too many new things, or I didn’t see them. the new printer dialog, [...]

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smartvote

i found a website for swiss people who are interested to see where they politically stand;
smartvote.ch
there you have to answer questions which were also asked to the politicians. in the end your answers are compared to the politician’s and you can see who fits your opinion the most.

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just a short post this time
as you maybe know, I do use linux software raid to store all my data. now i bought a new 500gb western digital drive and added it to my existing raid5 array which is made of 3 drives like the new one (information on growing came from this site). I [...]

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