2010 in review

[Personal note: I moved to wordpress.com from livejournal.com because I was rather disappointed with the lack of community around livejournal.com’s code.  It not being open source did add to my decision to move. I did get to move out all of my posted on harishpillay.livejournal.com with the help of wordpress.com’s techies because my initial attempt failed. So, kudos to them.]

The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow.

Crunchy numbers

Featured image

A helper monkey made this abstract painting, inspired by your stats.

A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 2,000 times in 2010. That’s about 5 full 747s.


In 2010, there were 23 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 659 posts. There was 1 picture uploaded, taking a total of 106kb.

The busiest day of the year was October 11th with 276 views. The most popular post that day was Rescuing a SCO OpenServer 5.0.5 machine to run in a VM on RHEL5.4.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were planet.fedoraproject.org, twitter.com, facebook.com, Google Reader, and rdist.root.org.

Some visitors came searching, mostly for starhub leaderboard, starhub toolbar, illegal starhub box, starhub wishfi, and weblink.singapore.wishfi.com.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


Rescuing a SCO OpenServer 5.0.5 machine to run in a VM on RHEL5.4 February 2010


StarHub’s illegal code injection October 2010


Automatically connecting to the Wireless@SG hotspots February 2010


More twists and turns November 2010


GPG Keysigning at FOSS.in 2010 December 2010

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