Techie Turmoil

IBM Linux Ad

29th October 2008

So this is an old ad, but I kinda liked it...

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Netatalk, Ubuntu -> Leopard

9th January 2008

The options box has disappeared from the Leopard afp login dialog. To set the options manually, do the following on the mac terminal:

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Quote of the day...

8th January 2008

the kid’s gotta code . . . and he can’t defend himself against the man who says, 'you’ve gotta pay me for my idea which you just had.'

Rip DVDs with k9copy

31st October 2007

I was so chuffed to find a very nice program for ripping dvds (for backup purposes of course!) K9copy is so easy to use and handles all the menus and conversion to whatever format you like. It can also create an iso file to burn back to dvd later.

Blog by mail

31st October 2007

I've just set up blogging by email. It should check a special email address every hour and download the mail to post on my blog. How exciting! Yet more ways for me to write mindless waffle on here :-)

BT are the worst

30th October 2007

I'm fed up with our broadband connection. It took ages to get connected and has always been slow.

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Konqueror is the best!

30th October 2007

Yes its official! - Konqueror is the best web browser going.

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After upgrading my servers to Gutsy, I discovered vmware server no longer worked. Bit of a bummer as I use it for all the processes that actually do anything!

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Time for a new template!

29th August 2007

Hmmm I've just realised how pants this template is. It has justified text - eeuuugh! Time I built a new one I think. Better do some work first tho......

This is how I changed the bootsplash image for my 2X Thin Client system. Its not that I mind the 2X logo, in fact I'm very grateful to them for the excellent software, I just wanted it themed to our corporate image.

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