A collection of 7 posts
Hardware with a case of the Mondays...
Good grief, Charlie Brown. I wonder why the hell I ever got involved with technology. Saturday: I’ve needed a printer / scanner to replace my venerable (and often dodgy) Lexmark and Genius combo (the Lex part having never worked with Linux but OK with Win), so I pick up a
...so he tries to get too frickin' clever..
…and almost loses. As noted in my last entry, I picked up a gigabit switch in the post Christmas sales along with a suitable network card. Today, being a generally wet/overcast day (meaning “watch cricket on the TV and hack around a bit if it’s slow”) I picked
A little extra reliability...
Payday finally arrived! I’d been looking at a good UPS (uninterruptible power supply for the non-hacker/tech readers) and finally settled on the APC RS 500 (about $AU300). It was painless to install and even with my current-sucking bittybox (ie pong, the environmentally-unsound old beast it is) I’ve
Because I've not put one up for a while.
…here’s a desktop screenshot. [https://i0.wp.com/www.enlartenment.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2006/10/oct2006screen.jpg] I’ve been running GNOME for who knows how long now – thought about KDE (nah) and Fluxbox (almost..) but stuck with what I know best. It just Works. I’ve also