Hello, I'm Brandon Cornell and I collect computers. I have a degree in Software Engineering from Clarkson University.
I first started programming in BASIC, and found GUIs.
My personal GUI Project is Fun500. Although there has not been a release in a few years, I work on it from time to time.
The GUI Blog
I've been admin at The GUI Blog for a number of years. It's one of the few BASIC sites that still active (relatively).
In 2008, I released a Puplet starting with a stripped down copy of Puppy Linux. I added a few popular packages (namely, XFCE) and remastered the system into an ISO I called DCL 2008.
In the time since 2008, I have used various different distributions. They almost always are Debian based, I prefer APT-GET because as a long time dial-up user, not having to update all packages to install a new one was very convenient and Debian based distros are often easier to get into. I like Linux Mint Debian for machines which I set up for other people. On my own machines, I used Crunchbang until it was abandoned. Since then I've been running Linux Mint.
Minecraft Server Map
Minecraft Server Tips
cron is the background task on Linux boxes which you can use to schedule tasks. crontab -e allows you to edit the configuration and add new events. See Wikipedia for more information on cron.
First you need to make a script and make it executable, and add it to crontab. In the script:
mkdir ~/daily/$(date +%m%d%Y)
cp -r /server_path ~/daily/$(date +%m%d%Y)
This will make a folder in the "daily" subdirectory of your home folder which is dated.
Another task that can be added to crontab is Overvieweroverviewer.py --rendermodes=smooth-lighting /world_directory /output_directory
After running this, if you point a web browser to the output directory you'll get a map of your server like the one this site.
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Haiku-modern clone of BeOS, although it is not perfect I have hope for it's future.
KolibriOS-very fast and interesting OS written in x86 Assembly.
DSL-small (50MB) linux Distro that will run on anything. Although fairly outdated now, it's still one of my favorites.
CRCS Outdoors-Program that takes students on hunting trips. I was their webmaster for a number of years.
Jalopnik-Great blog about automobiles