Debian & Ubuntu Equivalents of ‘yum whatprovides’

Categories: Linux
Introduction For Debian and Ubuntu users there are three easy ways to find what package a file on your system is from. Those Red Hat, Fedora, or CentOS over to a Debian or Ubuntu system may have become used to using ‘yum whatprovides’. There is no whatprovides equivalent in aptitude or apt-get. But there are three easy to use debian/ubuntu alternatives to ‘yum whatprovides’: the Ubuntu packages search web site, the apt-file package, and the ‘dpkg -S’ command.

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Download VMware Appliances and Templates

Categories: Linux Projects VMware
Here are 2 places you can download ready to use VMware appliances and operating system templates: VMware Technology Network – Appliances – straight from VMware images at You’ll be able to find many different appliances and images. Some of the more popular downloads are: Linux (Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian), FreeBSD. Also check out VMware HOWTOs also at thoughtpolice.

Cardinals apologize for winning World Series

Categories: Humor Missouri St. Louis
Read More: Cardinals apologize for winning World Series Snippet from the article: “I’m still struggling to understand how this could have happened,” said a sober Tony La Russa during a press conference following Game 5. “It seemed all but certain coming into this series that we were going to be a part of something truly special, that we would easily put the finishing touches on a magical season that inspired millions of fans around the country, but instead we somehow ended up winning.

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Creative Blogging: Photo Storytelling from Amateur Gourmet

Categories: Creative Nicholas Kuechler
Great Creative Blogging Idea I came across this brilliant blog post while reading Guy Kawasaki’s blog. The article is storytelling in photo form. Amateur Gourmet takes pictures and adds captions. The result is a story look like a comic book. It’s very interesting idea and I hope to see more of it on other blogs in the future. One of the best blogging ideas I have ever seen. The most creative blogging idea I have seen in a long time.

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St. Louis Cardinals Win World Series!!!

Categories: Missouri St. Louis
St. Louis Cardinals Win 2006 World Series MY TEAM JUST WON THE WORLD SERIES! Cardinals beat the Detroit Tigers 4 games to 1 to win to 2006 World Series championship. The Cards won Game 5 thanks largely to Weaver who threw 9 strike-outs. Cards beat the Tigers 4-2 in Game 5. This is the St. Louis Cardinals’ 10th World Series championship title. Time to celebrate! I’m outta here!