Category Archives: Technical

Reducing Number Of Machines

I am still looking to reduce the number of servers on my network. Critical servers, so not counting desktops and media servers. Also I am planning my network around a single important Linux server, that has DHCP, DNS and other … Continue reading

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Updating MediaWiki

What a pain but I was able to struggle through it. I was on CentOS 5 running some ancient version of Media Wiki (1.11 something) After a series of upgrades here and there, I was finally able to get it … Continue reading

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Fast USB Drive

Moved the old drive MSATA drive in to a USB container. Hoping to get a fast booting and small drive to do my work, maybe even a small Linux Mint drive. Before I format it though, I will make sure … Continue reading

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Homeassistant and Zoneminder Kickstart

Got my kickstart to run homeassistant and Zoneminder. I got videos working, now need to get HA working with MQTT. Looks pretty cool. But I need to wrap this up and come to V.1 of this product. Also got my … Continue reading

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Shrimp Season

Wife and I drove up to Sedro Wooley to get some shrimp. Tis the season. Amazing that we left at about 9:20 and we got there right at 11 when things opened up. Didn’t have much to to play with … Continue reading

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New Note 9

Finally did it, purchased a new Note 9. Transferring data from my old phone to my new phone as I post. But not sure if all the security keys will transfer. On another note, son went to another bike club … Continue reading

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Getting USB Done

Got a lot done with the CentOS 7 USB drive. Settled on four kickstart files. desktop – standard desktop workstation – nicer desktop needs more horse power server – non gui server, partitioned to be server homeserver – gui server, … Continue reading

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Tried to get New Phone

Today I made one trip to a T-Mobile store to get a sim card replacement for my home arduino project. At the same time I looked at getting a Note 9. The guy said he could order a 512GB model … Continue reading

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New Hitch For Van

Purchased a new hitch for our van. It opens up some good possibilities, the big one is for biking. Cost about $350 but it did include labor and the bike rack which is not shown in this picture.

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Breather Today

Although I had work today, I kind of took it easy. A little burned out go fast the past few days. One thing interesting of note is my back, I did some pushups and situps yesterday and as I lay … Continue reading

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