Getting Java installed on Firebird can be quite a challenge (especially when it's compiled with gcc 2.96 and not 3.2). After a few tries it stopped giving errors but a gray box appeared to "be" there, only to actually work after 2-3 minutes. Why oh why do people need Java??
Getting autofs + openoffice.org fixed was a piece of cake.. If it is not broken, don't try to fix it.
Blanktime in X: define after how many minutes the screen should blank
Older computers do not boot from NIC without a Boot ROM
Apparently, AMSN fails to login if you are already logged in at another location.
Traffic jams are great for reading through course material