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Bash Tips 31 December, 2008

Nardol shared this Best Bash Tip EverSo then I added this one:

FreeBSD Jail Confusion 30 December, 2008

I'm confused about a FreeBSD jail I've setup. I'm using the ultradesic minichroot.sh script to enter the jail, but it doesn't seem to affect…

Comcast Blocking Port 25 Again 30 December, 2008

One of my customers in Hingham, Massachusetts reported that his email wasn't working yesterday. I was unable to call him until today, and we…

undefined reference to umoddi3 27 December, 2008

Couldn't figure this one out for awhile.... I am trying to build a custom kernel for nodows (2.6.18) and it worked fine for awhile, then I…

Coming Soon 26 December, 2008

I'm going to have some mindeb images available soon, and the first editions won't be as small as they can be, but they will be pretty small…

FreeNAS Review 22 December, 2008

After using FreeNAS for about one year, I'm pleased with the results. Its working great for me, and so I'm going to continue using it, and…

Lenny Pending 20 December, 2008

Seems like things are calming down with Lenny, even though Debian planet is very active with discussions about the release process in…

Extremadura Debconf 9 19 December, 2008

The next Debconf is taking place the 23rd through the 29th of July 2009, and I'd love to go. I've only been using Debian for a couple of…

jQuery 19 December, 2008

In thinking about what makes PhunkyBB different, I also need to mention that it makes heavy use of the jQuery javascript library - "new wave…

MacWorld News 19 December, 2008

The word on the street is that MacWorld, as we know it, is no more. Its surprising news to me, but being from Boston, I'm familiar with this…

Release Delay 18 December, 2008

I've ended up doing a bunch more work on PhunkyBB over the past week, and some of the new items need to be tested.Therefore, the pending…

Software in the Public Interest 17 December, 2008

Is it possible to join SPI? Is it a group, or a corporation? I'm not sure... so I'm emailing someone who I think might know:Hi MJ, I've been…

Data Models in XSL 08 December, 2008

Just a quick note here (I'm in the middle of programming, don't want to get too distracted!) about a new practice I'm trying out: the design…

Testing Again 06 December, 2008

Today I'm spending a few hours testing an application I haven't tested in a few months, and its glaringly obvious that its been too long…

Really Coming Along 05 December, 2008

PhunkyBB is going great these days, I've fixed a whole bunch of bugs over the past couple of weeks, and I'm going to reactivate the "forgot…

Linux Sleeping 04 December, 2008

My Acer Extensa 5620Z notebook used to suspend to ram fine with the following command:Now, that doesn't seem to work well. It goes to sleep…

Adobe CS4 01 December, 2008

Today I briefly tried Adobe Photoshop CS4, and from what I could tell it appears to be a nice improvement over CS3. Since I'm now an almost…

Display Resolution 01 December, 2008

Whenever I am home in Hingham, I usually help out my parents with their computer. This time it had to do with their monitor, as they…

Open Source Web Design Tools 01 December, 2008

Most open source software involved with web design is for the back-end, like databases, web servers, and scripting languages. However, there…

Linux Hardware Compatibility 01 December, 2008

Planet Debian had a post about hardware compatibility with linux, and how every once in awhile, there are regressive errors in new releases…

iPhone Beats 30 November, 2008

While becoming the 2008 Scrabble champ, I was able to try out my friend's iPhone which has a drum beat sequencer. I was very impressed by…

Convenient XML 29 November, 2008

I've been writing XML and related code for a number of years, and unfortunately, its still not convenient. What I mean by that is that there…

Linux SWF 29 November, 2008

Now that SWF files are easily playable on computers running GNU/linux, I'm able to develop and debug SWF movies that I create using ming…

DC Power Adapters 28 November, 2008

I did a bunch of research and development into the reduction of computer power consumption to save electricity and reduce heat. In the…

Perdition Review 25 November, 2008

When I needed to do some fancy footwork with my IMAP and POP servers, I found perdition.It was a little surprising at first - would it…

Domain Safety 22 November, 2008

I've been reading some horror stories about domains getting stolen, specifically having to do with registrants that have used GMail as their…

XSL XSL XSL 22 November, 2008

I've again reached the conclusion that I really want a blog engine that is powered by XSL.And then right after I come to that conclusion, I…

Move Around 21 November, 2008

Since I spend a lot of my time in front of a computer, I really need to do a better job of getting up and moving around every so often…

Parrot 21 November, 2008

Parrot is definitely a new paradigm for interpreted software. Simply put, it separates the parser from the low-level virtual machine (LLVM…

BIG SURPRISE Adobe Flash for linux x86 64 18 November, 2008

This is incredible! Stop the press! Finally the giant hurdle which has caused so many open source 64 bitters grief could finally be over…

Open Source 14 November, 2008

Open Source is one of the greatest things out there right now. I use it all the time on my personal machine.Neo office is my alternative to…

Verizon DSL 14 November, 2008

We use verizon DSL at my house. Mainly because comcast is evil, and I refuse to use their often shoddy service, and FiOS isn't available in…

Strip Punctuation with Javascript 13 November, 2008

This one had me bugged for awhile... and to be more specific, I also wanted to change spaces to underscores and convert the text to…

Verizon Hosting 13 November, 2008

One nice fringe benefit of using Verizon as an ISP is that it comes with free hosting. Its not the best hosting, but it isn't bad. It comes…

FIOS Surprise 12 November, 2008

Its not that FIOS itself disappointed me today, its really Verizon. The installer who was supposed to come and install FIOS today between…

What to do with old computers 12 November, 2008

This is not an easy question to answer. Old computers are slow, potentially toxic, energy hogs. Throw them away? Keep using them? Recycle…

Google Analytics Updated 11 November, 2008

I just logged into Google Analytics and SURPRISE! they updated the interface. At first I really liked it, but then I realized that there are…

zip a Window s file 07 November, 2008

I'm a mac user for the most part, so when I work on a windows machine some tasks that are routine for me vary ever so slightly, and I'm…

After Lenny Goes Stable 06 November, 2008

I'm really looking forward to Lenny going stable - that's the current "testing" version of Debian. I'm not looking forward to it going…

Progress 06 November, 2008

I've made some good progress on PhunkyBB over the past few days. Nothing new, but a lot of fixes, and some subtle improvements.We're still…

GoDaddy Hosting Review 04 November, 2008

I've been using GoDaddy for a few years with mixed results. For the most part, things have been great, except for one time where I messed up…

Postfix 04 November, 2008

My favorite SMTP server is Postfix. I've been using it for over five years and its never let me down. I've used it on Gentoo and Debian, and…

bayes cannot open bayes databases bayes R W lock failed File exists 02 November, 2008

This one was annoying - I've got a nice old bayes database that apparently the spamassassin was having some trouble with from time to time…

KeyError data format revision 31 October, 2008

Argh! My moinmoin install on debian is dead. :-(I get a blank page when trying to create a new page, and migration scripts won't work…

FIOS Email Account and Web Space 31 October, 2008

In my efforts to figure out how to pay my FIOS bill online, I learned that FIOS accounts come with email and web space too - cool!I've used…

IMAP Servers 30 October, 2008

My favorite way to use email is through an IMAP server - its reliable, fast, and well tested. Its not the best if you want to "take your…

Selenium Test Generators 30 October, 2008

Wouldn't it be cool to generate selenium tests automatically? Well with a framework like nexista, it shouldn't be too hard.http…

When to use Selenium RC 30 October, 2008

We use all three of the Selenium testing applications to ensure quality releases of PBooks. These are:Selenium IDE is great for learning…

ActionScript and PHP Coding 29 October, 2008

While I had written a few short lines of code in basic as a child, I didn't really dig into programming until I was in college.I started to…

GRE Tunnels in pfSense 29 October, 2008

The next release of pfSense will supposedly include GRE tunnel capabilities, which is going to be great.What is the use of GRE tunnels? They…

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