Category Archives: New Toys

Configuring New Server

Working on the little things to get the server up. Letting it bake in so we can see what errors it has, but I think it will be fine. Going to make it production next week. Weight: 306.4

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New File Server Built

Got the new server built, as I post I am moving all the flat data over. Next is to reconfigure the services. It runs quite a bit DHCP Server DNS Server LDAP Server MAIL Server File Server TFTP server Subversion … Continue reading

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The Joys of Pain

After yesterday’s fiasco I needed a break, not a break from IT, but something challenging, I know, how weird yeah. When most people get burned, they run from fire, I charge after it. So this is what happened, and this … Continue reading

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Eating Lighter

I thought I was OK watching what I eat, but the weight is not showing it. I need to get out and exercise more. Worked on a special USB drive to custom install a Linux Terminal Server. Weight: 302.8

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Testing USB Flash Drives

Frustrating to see some of my drives are failing. Found a utility that can check health of the disk, F3 or Fight Flash Fraud. Trying it out. Weight: 301.8

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New Nutritionist

Saw a new nutritionist today. I feel a little bit of motivation. Need to work a new schedule. Also a menu. On the Linux Home Server front, I tried to do a video, a couple actually, audio was not right. … Continue reading

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Linux Home Server Demo

Finally got my Linux home server running where I can demonstrate things. For building websites, I have a LAMP stack running Drupal WordPress Media Wiki For network monitoring MRTG for looking at Internet Usage Nagios for monitoring if services are … Continue reading

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Making Linux Comfortable for Windows Users

I figured out how to get MATE instead of Cinnamon working with RDP, X2Go, and VNC. MATE uses less resources than Cinnamon so hopefully a computer can run more smoothly. There are a little bit of details I want to … Continue reading

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Figured out USB drives

Looks like the USB drives are working, but lost a huge opportunity to record videos due to the delay. Need to make it up some how. But I do have a batch of 32GB flash drives to start things off. … Continue reading

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Trying To Get a Working USB

Been trying to get a working USB to boot. Not sure why its not working right. Maybe I need to sync, or commit. Something sure is not working right. Weight: 300.6

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