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  • Code or something like it

    September 14, 2012

    I’ve been using PowerShell quite a bit in the past few months for various tasks, such as mass Storage vMotion, snapshot reporting as well as some other tasks and have found it to be invaluable and I learn more every day. It reminds me of AppleScript, but much more useful. Since nearly everything MS related […]

  • Essential Ubuntu Applications

    November 10, 2010

    General list of apps I use on my Ubuntu desktop: thunderbird – great email client banshee – quite possibly the best music/media player out there vlc – this can play any movie you throw at it transmission-daemon – great for running transmission when you aren’t logged in to the machine ushare – unpn/dlna media server […]

  • Accessible Notes

    August 12, 2010

    OpenNote is a modified WordPress theme that is designed to be used for a private “notebook” site. I wanted a place to keep notes and other bits of information handy, but did not want to use any third party services such as Evernote because I wanted to keep it under my control. I had been […]

  • Essential Android Apps

    April 23, 2010

    I have to say this first since I’m looking to get a new phone shortly, but I love Android. It is open, stable and not too irritating. However, the fact that I have to use a Google account to use the phone is very annoying. I’ll say that I’ve grown a little apprehensive about what […]

  • HOWTO: Add HFS, HFS+ and NFTS support to gparted

    April 19, 2010

    In case there is ever a need to format a disk with HFS or HFS+ (OS X native disk format) or NTFS in Ubuntu, you can add the following packages to your Ubuntu 9.10 system to add support for gparted: HFS – hfsutils HFS+ – hfsprogs NTFS – ntfsprogs You can install them all in […]

  • App Lockdown

    April 14, 2010

    Sometimes I just don’t get it. I know that Apple is the darling of the consumer electronics industry, but I don’t think consumers know (or more likely, they don’t care) about what they are buying into. I’m sure the user experience on the iPad is amazing, but I’ve played with iPhones (I used to use […]

 
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