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By: Linfiniti  11-11-2011

Today I attended the IAC conference that was held this week in Cape Town. I could write a long essay about my experience there but I believe the image below will do a better job

Tim on the Moon

PS. I also touched a moon rock!

Rudi showing off our new scrum board!

Just an update to let you know that I have recently joined Linfiniti. I was lucky enough to be an intern earlier in the year, and am happy to be part of the team again, and helping in bringing Open Source GIS to Africa and other parts of the world

A quick introduction - my name's Samantha Lee Pan (sam for short).  I have an undergrad in environmental & geographical science (with a second major in oceanography!)  I've done my honours in GIS.  I am also looking at doing a masters degree in the environmental field.

There is still a lot that I am learning here at Linfiniti and been very busy with a host of different projects. But I'm sure you will be hearing more from me, as I find useful bits of info or updates on the FOSS scene - and make time to post them here!

keep well


At one of my clients we manage a petabyte heirachical storage system (mixed offline tape storage, near-line cache storage and online disk storage) and several high capacity (e.g. 15TB) SAN enclosures. These devices are not cheap.

I'll add to this list over time as I come across more interesting gizmos.

Its easy to make ubuntu look beautiful.

First add these PPA's to your /etc/apt-sources.list:

# nice themes
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/bisigi/ppa/ubuntu jaunty main

Then updated your apt database:

sudo apt-get update

Now install the themes:

sudo apt-get install balanzan-theme infinity-theme \
wild-shine-theme exotic-theme tropical-theme \
step-into-freedom-theme bamboo-zen-theme \
ubuntu-sunrise-theme aquadreams-theme

Afterwards use the appearance too and the login manager tool to make your desktop look beautiful.

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