I’m shuffling a few 1TB images from a Ubuntu machine to a Windows box. Thinking I’d be slick, I used sha1sum to calculate the SHA1 hash of the first image before sending.
I no longer own this laptop but still had some of the drivers for it sitting around.
So, I did something stupid.
I haven’t done a lot with Windows systems lately but figure it’s about time to migrate my home domain to something a little more modern, like an OS whose successor is going to be released any day now.
Public Wi-Fi hotspots can sometimes be crippled to the point of unusability. Here’s how to “fix” them and make them more useful.
I’m messing around with Tkinter since I’d like to get back into non-web-based development and the Python/Tkinter combination looks promising.
There are a lot of questions surrounding how to properly mount a CIFS share on a Linux machine. Most of them involve Ubuntu users.
Trovebox (formerly OpenPhoto) is a great self-hosted alternative to Flickr. Unfortunately its UI is a bit lacking, and the designers have made some rather stubborn and questionable usability decisions that make Trovebox a little less perfect than it could be.
I ran into a weird problem with a Nikon D5100 DSLR the other day. Everything worked fine for the most part, but changing the orientation from landscape to portrait (just turning the camera on its side) made the screen fade… Continue Reading
This is a problem I probably made more complicated for myself than it needed to be. The solutions are quite simple.
Verizon just called and said you’ve gone over your bandwidth limit for the month. Now you owe them $2500 for overages and don’t understand why.
Microsoft has gotten a lot of grief for not including a functional firewall until XP SP2, but Ubuntu’s is turned off by default! Here are three easy steps that will turn it on and protect your PC on public networks.