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    Interesting and relevant links I found.

    How to relay outgoing postfix emails via another mail server (e.g. your ISP)

    4th December 2010

    Here’s a simple and clear guide for gmail, which also definitely works with other relay hosts. I’ve used it to configure my ISP’s mail relay (they block outgoing port 25) on a Debian Squeeze laptop.

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    Beautiful aurora timelapse in HD

    26th November 2010

    Enjoy full-screen.

    Aurora Borealis timelapse HD – Tromsø 2010 from Tor Even Mathisen on Vimeo.

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    How to record Skype calls on Linux: use free Skype Call Recorder

    11th November 2010

    Just came across Skype Call Recorder – an awesome in its functionality+simplicity tool to record skype calls. Highly recommended!

    It worked immediately for me, and default settings are good enough not to bother tweaking. Well, I know that because I did tweak a few to get more nerdiness, but normal people don’t need that.

    SCR download page has packages for Ubuntu, Debian/i386, Xandros, RPM-based distributions, Gentoo – and as its free, you can of course just use the fsource, Luke!

    At the time of writing, a package for Debian/amd64 was not available, but it is really easy to build one.
    Here’s mine: skype-call-recorder-debian_0.8_amd64.deb

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    Overlaying gene expression data onto pathways from databases

    5th November 2010

    Superimposing gene expression data onto pathways from databases is a common task in the final steps of microarray data analysis – that is, biological interpretation and results discussion.

    I have found many tools which claim to facilitate this procedure. Some of them are reviewed below (in no specific order).
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    The world’s shortest marketing plan (4P cheat sheet)

    24th October 2010

    Source: Kelly’s think tank.

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    ask.debian.net: stackoverflow for Debian with Shapado

    19th October 2010

    ask.debian.net is a StackOverflow-like Q&A website built with OSS Shapado.

    That’s my first encounter of Shapado, so it was interesting to read Shapado authors’ justification and a related question on meta.SO.

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    Workplace or gamer’s HQ? ;)

    16th October 2010

    Find out more about the depicted office. That would be a nice setup for flight and/or space simulators, I guess.

    TinEye Firefox extension helped finding more nice workplaces.

    And Stefan in his office description provided some more links to multi-display workplaces – Mitch Haile’s and Kevin Connollie’s among others.

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