Category Computers

Backblaze

Note: This is not a paid plug (I’m not a Backblaze affiliate) — I’m merely a satisfied customer. Do you back your stuff up? I mean, not just on-site (external hard drive, DVDs, etc.), but do you do off-site backups…

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Oooh! Oooh! Pick Me! Pick Me!

The [in]famous (to those listening to TWiT podcasts, at least) Andy Ihnatko and Scott Bourne have started up a new Q&A-style website known as “Managing Your Digital Life” or MYDL.me and, in a fit of generosity, are giving away not…

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Bravo, Sun. Bra. VO.

As you’ll note, there was very little blog output ’round these parts two days ago (read: I didn’t post a single durn thing). This was entirely due to a very, very long 16 hour day which featured a large-scale LAN…

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Sites Of Reference For Your F.I.T. Needs

Many of my generation participate in F.I.T. (Family I.T.) activities on a regular basis, including, but not limited to, incidents wherein family members (and family members’ computers) must be rigorously brought to heel. Of particular use in these situations are…

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Solaris Admins, You WantNeed PCA

No, I’m not talking about the Presbyterian Church in America, I’m talking about Patch Check Advanced. PCA is the Solaris analog to Fedora’s YUM[1], Debian’s APT[2], or even FreeBSD’s Ports[3]. It basically allows you to completely skirt Sun’s bloated, kludgy…

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