First of all - jobs, jobs, jobs: It's a good idea, *but* - Open Source ethic
be damned - *don't* give something for nothing. I was recently contacted out
of the blue by someone in a recruitment agency wanting to know if I wanted to
avail of their services. I was curious about how the whole thing works, and
when he told me I laughed - I would have to pay them 25% of the employees full
contract figure after I took him on. What does a programmer pull down
now? £20,000 minimum? That's a lot of money.
That said, if ye can organise a deal with a few agencies, I'd be glad to help
put together a simple database-backed system where the agencies could post
jobs. We could also make a free system for Linuxheads to post their CV's.
You'd make a system like that with PHP and MySQL in a matter of hours (spread
over a matter of weeks of course :), so I'm sure we could manage it.
Now, to my own business - I'm finally coming at ye from a Linux box - I
installed RedHat 6.2 this morning, a little earlier than expected because
Windows decided to format its own partition while I was trying to clear out
some of the clutter. I think this was the final proof that if Windows was
human it would be autistic. So I have a couple of questions, and probably real
newbie-type ones too.
1) Why does my sound card keep buzzing? Especially when I move the mouse
around? Is it the internal speaker, and if so, how do I stop it - it's *very*
2) New an' all as I am to multiple desktops, I can't figure out how to stop my
pointer flying off one side of the screen and reappearing on the other. How do
I stop the bugger?
Ummm, that'll do for now, but you *know* I'll be back with more...
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