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Resolving boring, "physical-world" things (car is leaking oil, and has a thick pipe - which function I haven't figured out - hanging free near the ground).

Dad has bought a cheapo flatbed scanner. My chemical-film camera got an extended useful life ;)

Wow, pam_mount has received a patch from Kjetil Torgrim Homme <kjetilho@ifi.uio.no> less than 24 hours after pam_mount 0.2 announce. It implements the only TODO feature in 0.2: template volumes (that are the same for all users except by the user name).

The version 0.3 will ship anytime soon, I just need to test the template thing.

At last, the 0.2 version of pam_mount is shipping! This PAM module has been useful since the very first version (0.01) but this is the first "decent" version, with an RPM etc.
This module can mount remote volumes at login time, reusing the password the user has just typed. It can be pretty useful in environments where there are Windows NT and Netware private volumes that any user needs to have access during a Unix session.
Tarball and RPMs can be found here.

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