[TAG] One for Ben
ben at callahans.org
Wed Jul 14 05:57:24 MSD 2004
On Tue, Jul 13, 2004 at 12:45:10PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> Surely no desktop is complete without the Moaning Goat Meter (which used
> to lurk^Wreside at http://www.xiph.org/mgm/):
> MGM, the Moaning Goat Meter, is the ultimate sixty-ton cast iron lawn
> ornament for the desktops of today's hacker set: A gorgeous, highly
> configurable load and status meter written entirely in Perl. Serious
> pink-flamingo territory. For evil geniuses only.
Must... have. Feel... irresistible... urge.
> Je suis desol?, desol?, that the Web pages for this procmeter3-like
> (but much prettier) mostly-ornamental system-monitoring widget have
> disappeared. The FAQ in particular was priceless, not to mention the
> pictures with those pink flamingos in them.
Therefore, all give thanks to the Wayback Machine. /Voila/:
I have downloaded The Beast itself. Should you hear mad laughter, the
sound of screeching gears, and the moaning of tortured souls, it's just
me doing the installation.
* Ben Okopnik * okopnik.freeshell.org * Editor-in-Chief, Linux Gazette *
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