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mySQL tricks

 Setting Up the Initial MySQL Privileges After installing MySQL, you set up the initial access privileges by running scripts/mysql_install_db. The mysql_install_db script starts up the mysqld server, then initializes the grant tables to contain the following set of privileges: The MySQL root user is created as a superuser who can do anything.  Connections must be […]

YAOS: Yet Another Operating System

I tend to try to simplify my life whenever possible.  I enjoy the Unix way of life: never do anything a second time if you can copy it from the first time.  What I’m trying to say is that I definitely haven’t done that here and may have, in fact, lost my way. I obviously […]

N900 from Nokia

I’m sporting a new phone.  Since Palm doesn’t seem to have a big future I figured that this might be a good time to jump ship and step into the 21st century.  I’ve had a Palm Pilot, a Visor, a Treo 90 (still no phone), and finally a Treo 600, complete with a phone bolted […]