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Docker First Impressions...
So, I keep hearing all this riff raff about Docker.  How's it's the greatest thing since sliced bread.  (Which I find really insulting to sliced bread, that's an epic invention. :P ).  So, I decided to give it a go. Docker  So the for dummies definition of ...
So, I keep hearing all this riff raff about Docker.  How's it's the greatest thing since sliced bread.  (Which I find really insulting to sliced bread, that's an epic invention. :P ).  So, I decided to give it a go. Docker  ...
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Mac OS X "Open"
I just love the OS X command 'open'.  No matter where you are you can just type open filename and it'll figure out the associated app and open the file with it.  I wished there was a Linux equivalent 'till go figure... there is one. I found this stackoverfl...
I just love the OS X command 'open'.  No matter where you are you can just type open filename and it'll figure out the associated app and open the file with it.  I wished there was a Linux equivalent 'till go figure... there ...
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Fixing Font Rendering In Chrome Fedora
Fonts in general aren't as pretty in Fedora out of the box as they are in Ubuntu.  But the Chrome rendering is horrible.  I had to add this little gem to my  ~/.fonts.conf  file. <match target="font">
<edit name="autohint" mode="assign">
<bool>true</bo...
By: Samir Faci on 9:16 PM Share it Please Tweet Fonts in general aren't as pretty in Fedora out of the box as they are in Ubuntu.  But the Chrome rendering is horrible.  I had to add this little gem to my ~/.font...
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Patreon Review / Randomness / Grievances
So, someone got me to look at patreon and I've sponsored a few people on there that put out a worthwhile product.  Patreon is supposed to be a way to support up and coming artists, bloggers, and other creative individuals that are trying to make a living in...
By: Samir Faci on 11:18 PM Share it Please Tweet So, someone got me to look at patreon and I've sponsored a few people on there that put out a worthwhile product.  Patreon is supposed to be a way to support up an...
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Veracrypt is a fork and successor to Truecrypt. VeraCrypt adds enhanced security to the algorithms used for system and partitions encryption making it immune to new developments in brute-force attacks. VeraCrypt also solves many vulnerabilities and security issues found in TrueCrypt. 

https://veracrypt.codeplex.com/
An open source disk encryption tool with strong security for the Paranoid
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Okay.. this is very cool.   It seems like this bypasses your minutes plan and uses the data plan directly.
Now call any phone number in the world from your Hangouts app without using...
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Migrating Linux Raid to Synlogy
Unfortunately Synlology doesn't recognize a standard mdadm raid setup.  The disks will be formatted once they're moved.  So I had to figure out a way to move the data around. I lucked out that I wasn't using most of my raid space.  I have a Raid 5, 3x2TB an...
Unfortunately Synlology doesn't recognize a standard mdadm raid setup.  The disks will be formatted once they're moved.  So I had to figure out a way to move the data around. I lucked out that I wasn't using most of my raid s...
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Ubuntu 15.04 Broken Upstart / Working Systemd
Ubuntu 15.04 I believe has switched over to upstart which in turn has broken more then a few 3rd party apps I had installed. For example whenever I tried to install plex media server I would get the following error: "initctl: Unable to connect to Upstart: F...
By: Samir Faci on 8:35 PM Share it Please Tweet Ubuntu 15.04 I believe has switched over to upstart which in turn has broken more then a few 3rd party apps I had installed. For example whenever I tried to install...
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Adoro o escuro da noite..... :)
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TONIGHT: Circuit Hacking Monday
TONIGHT: Circuit Hacking Monday 9-February, 7:30pm at Noisebridge https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Circuit_Hacking_Mondays. All ages, all skill levels. All welcome! Lots of cool kits! All designed for the total beginner to complete successfully in an evening, yet cool enough and intriguing enough ...
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