Just been told about a great piece of software called Delicious Monster. It scans the barcode on the barcode on the back of any book, film, music, or video game title using either their $175 wireless bluetooth scanner or, and… Continue Reading
Next Gentoo installment… Slimserver. Downloaded the ebuild tar.gz from here http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=73832. Then: mkdir /usr/local/portage vi /etc/make.conf PORTDIR_OVERLAY=/usr/local/portage ungzipped and untarred the ebuild bundle and put the media-sound and dev-perl directories from the ebuild bundle into the /usr/local/portage directory. cd /usr/local/portage/media-sound/slimserver… Continue Reading
A couple of weeks ago I put a PCI ADSL card into my Linux box, rebuilt it with Gentoo and setup iptables to do the NAT’ing/firewalling for the rest of my home network. This gives me complete control over what… Continue Reading
Mmm… Have a look at this: http://www.apple.com/uk/ipodnano/
Since the start of this month: hits % of total user agent 65840 95.85% YahooSeeker-Testing/v3.9 (compatible; Mozilla 4.0; MSIE 5.5; This is getting silly as it’s almost 100MB of traffic.
Every now and again I need to reset administrator passwords on Windows boxes. My favourite method is to use the following tool: http://home.eunet.no/~pnordahl/ntpasswd/bootdisk.html It’s interesting to boot up machines and see how people have configured the security. For example changing… Continue Reading