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Installing CPMD on a 64-bit AMD Opteron Cluster running CentOS 5 Linux

CPMD, Car-Parrinello Molecular Dynamics, is an ab initio Electronic Structure and Molecular Dynamics Program and is copyrighted jointly by IBM Corp and by Max Planck Institute, Stuttgart, but distributed free of charge (with source) to non-profit organizations.

Installing Dreamwidth on a Ubuntu Server

Dreamwidth is an alternative to Livejournal that uses much of the same code-base. However they is certain additional features that make this a more worthwhile product to develop even if it currently is in a beta-stage.

Comparison between TWiki, MediaWiki and Confluence

Executive Summary

Different Wikis are suitable for different things. TWiki has the best features, but really needs some crafting in terms of appearance. MediaWiki is easily to deploy, is attractive, but is not structured. If you need a structured Wiki with workspaces you'll might want Confluence. If you want community development in an unstructured manner, you want MediaWiki. If you want separate webs, structure, but also community development, go for TWiki - and then reskin it.


Installing EMBOSS on a 64-bit AMD Opteron Cluster running CentOS 5 Linux

EMBOSS is "The European Molecular Biology Open Software Suite", a free and open source analysis package specially developed for the molecular biology community, by allowing the retrieval of sequence data in a variety of formats as well as providing extensive libraries.

Installing Ultrascan on a 64-bit AMD Opteron Cluster running CentOS 5 Linux

UltraScan "attempts to be a comprehensive data analysis tool for the hydrodynamic studies of macromolecules and macromolecular assemblies with analytical ultracentrifugation experiments."

Sounds like fun. Let's install it. Get the tarball, ignore the part of the site which uses frames and extract in a sensible place, such as /usr/local/src/ULTRASCAN (tar xvf ultrascan-9.9-888-qt-3.3.8-ix86-linux.tar.gz).

Citizenship, Local Autonomy and Universal Rights: Prospects for Timor-Leste

Presentation to Deakin University's "East Timor Studies Symposium", June 2005

Wrestling The Crocodile: IT Development in East Timor

Presented at Victoria University of Technology’s “Cooperating With Timor Leste” Conference, June 2005, published in
Development Bulletin No. 68, October 2005, Australian National University

Systems Administration in the Fourth World

Systems Administration in the Fourth World: The first year of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation in East Timor"

By Lev Lafayette. Presented to the System Administrators Guild of Australia Annual Conference, Brisbane 2004, Published in Conference Proceedings

Topic One: Introduction to Management

Management involves long hours, multiple responsibilities, dealing with conflict and constant stress. There are no general principles which can be applied to all situations in management. There are several contrasting approaches that can be used and will work successfully [sounds like Perl]. The rewards include the excersise of power, good pay and the opportunity to contribute to the organisation.

Unit 102: Management Perspectives

Notes from the textbook; Michael Hitt, Stewart Black, Lyman Porter, Dallas Hanson, Management, Pearson Education Australia, 2007 and from the Study Guide (written by Neil Hardie, et al, published by Chifley Business School, APESMA and La Trobe University)



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