Merry Linux to you!

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Get ready to start caroling around the office with these Linux-centric lyrics to popular Christmas carols.

Running Merrily on Open Source

To the tune of: Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire

 

Running merrily on open source
With users happy as can be
We're using Linux and getting lots done
And happy everything is free

Everybody knows that Linux installs easily
And helps ensure our apps run right
Systems running smooth, no problems in sight
We'll easily fall sleep tonight

We know the Linux community is there
With lots of wisdom, tools, and goodies
They will share
And even sysadmins
Will want to try
To see how fast Linux distros can fly

And so, I'm offering this
Simple phrase to geeks from
One to 92
Altho' it's been said many times
Many ways
Merry Linux to you!

My (first) Twelve Days with Linux

To the tune of: The Twelve Days of Christmas

On my first day with Linux, my admin gave to me a password and a login ID
On my second day with Linux my admin gave to me two new commands and a password and a login ID


On my third day with Linux my admin gave to me three man pages, two new commands, and a password and a login ID


On my fourth day with Linux my admin gave to me four privileges, three man pages, two new commands and a password and a login ID


On my fifth day with Linux my admin gave to me five cron jobs, four privileges, three man pages, two new commands and a password and a login ID


On my sixth day with Linux my admin gave to me six Linux servers, five cron jobs, four privileges, three man pages, two new commands and a password and a login ID


On my seventh day with Linux my admin gave to me seven real cool shell scripts, six Linux servers, five cron jobs, four privileges, three man pages, two new commands and a password and a login ID


On my eighth day with Linux my admin gave to me eight weeks of backups, seven real cool shell scripts, six Linux servers, five cron jobs, four privileges, three man pages, two new commands and a password and a login ID


On my ninth day with Linux my admin gave to me nine virtual servers, eight weeks of backups, seven real cool shell scripts, six Linux servers, five cron jobs, four privileges, three man pages, two new commands and a password and a login ID


On my tenth day with Linux my admin gave to me ten security tips, nine virtual servers, eight weeks of backups, seven real cool shell scripts, six Linux servers, five cron jobs, four privileges, three man pages, two new commands and a password and a login ID


On my eleventh day with Linux my admin gave to me eleven command line tips,
ten security tips, nine virtual servers, eight weeks of backups, seven real cool shell scripts, six Linux servers, five cron jobs, four privileges, three man pages, two new commands and a password and a login ID


On my twelfth day with Linux my admin gave to me twelve tools for troubleshooting, eleven command line, ten security tips, nine virtual servers, eight weeks of backups, seven real cool shell scripts, six Linux servers, five cron jobs, four privileges, three man pages, two new commands and a password and a login ID

Wrap Up

And may you have a wonderful Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or other winter holiday.

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