Ubuntu reigns supreme

I did it; I finally put the bullet in it. Windows Home Server is dead and buried, and Ubuntu is back running as my server. Little did I know…. I turned on my file server the other day to retrieve the software I had stored there; letting it run for some 5 odd hours or … Read more

Why Microsoft actually did the Flash Dev. community a favor

Remember about a year or so ago, the whole uproar over the Microsoft EOLAS lawsuit and how Microsoft broke the web? Well, the web is still here, and as far as I am concerned it’s a better place because of it – and we should give Billy and the crew a big thanks. Why thank … Read more

In need of help? Where do you turn?

When you’re working on a project and in need of some help, where do you turn? Do you Prairie Dog and say hey dude, could you give me a hand? Or do you fire up FireFox and bounce a question or two off The Google? The majority of work that I do is still Flash … Read more

Fun with Office 2007

So I decided I would upgrade my work machine to Office 2007 today. Boy, that was a great idea. First off, I should have known not to upgrade, but to perform a clean install. Right off the bat upon launching Outlook I started having problems. It would crash if I closed it. It would crash … Read more

Shutting down Windows Home Server

For the past week or so I have been grappling with Windows Home Server and the general errors that have been occurring, and cropping up. Now the standoff is over; and I’m not sure who won…. Here’s the short story: high CPU utilizing (near 100% – effectively crippling the machine) problems with adding and removing … Read more

Another Spiderman wallpaper – now I’m getting excited

I just couldn’t help myself, I had to make another Spiderman 3 wallpaper. Why? Because Spidey is my man crush. Spiderman is awesome, and  I am so happy that I get to see the new Spidey on my birthday! Happy birthday to me…. So here is the 1600 x 1200 version on my wallpapers page. … Read more

A decade old, and thousands of miles….

It finally happened. My coveted TNT Titanium hubs for my mountain bike have died. The front self-destructed sometime last week while I slept, and blew apart in the basement. I guess 4 frames, 2 rims, rides in 4 states across thousands of miles have finally taken their toll, and the little guy just couldn’t keep … Read more

WHS poops its brain out the LAN

So I have been noticing ever since I started goofing around with adding and removing drives from the Windows Home Server box I have running, that it isn't the same happy boy I saw in the year book picture. More on the drive stuff later, when I am done goofing with it – but I … Read more

Coming soon to a local ER…. YOU!

You know that feeling you get when you think your plug isn’t working? And the one right after where you have this desire to just jam your fat little phalanges into it? Well, desire no more. Enter the Vilcus Dactyloadapter This newly designed, highly technical tool is sure to sweep the electrical industry by storm. … Read more

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