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Hoyt Duff
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Attends Cornell University, Old Dominion University
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Running msec on one of my Mandriva machines turned up a number of world-writable files. These are potential security problems, especially on a machine that faces the Internet. The obvious solution was to use chmod to remove a...
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Ubuntu has just announced that you can use Ubuntu to watch Netflix. They make it seem like Ubuntu is something unique and is the only way you can watch Netflix on Linux. I use the Mageia disto of Linux, so that Ubuntu-specifi...
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Old Apps at http://www.oldapps.com/ provides old versions of popular software. The 6.0 DOS version of Norton Commander can be downloaded at http://myoldsoftware.blogspot.com/2009/04/norton-commander-60.html DOS shareware vers...
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Back in the early days of Linux, the changes to the Operating System were so dramatic that even when updating withing the same distro, in-place point release updates were problematic enough and it was always recommended that ...
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I'm creating a virtual Windows XP computer using VirtualBox on Linux for my wife to use. Downloading the printer driver from HP is taking . . . about 26 hours so far at a whopping 2.9KBps!
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This will describe how to install and configure the Transmission torrent application on Mageia 4 in a headless configuration, how to make it automatically download torrents by placing a .torrent file in a particular directory...
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This will describe how to install and configure the Transmission torrent application on Mageia5 in a headless configuration, how to make it automatically download torrents by placing a .torrent file in a particular directory ...
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It appears that "the cloud" is the popular buzzword now. All cloud computing is is a remote file server where you can store, access, share and manipulate your files. While several commercial services are available, it's possi...
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There are several Dynamic DNS clients available for Linux. I have never had them work satisfactorily with my DNS provider ZoneEdit. It is possible to use wget to send the current IP address to ZoneEdit (all on one line, of co...
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But can it play DOOM?
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Somebody likes her princess regalia.
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Have him in circles
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Frank Bell's profile photo
Steve Pederson's profile photo
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Lee Tolliver's profile photo
Iwan Satria's profile photo
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Alek Grigorian's profile photo
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writer, hotrod builder, fishing pier owner
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  • self-employed
    writer, hotrod builder, fishing pier owner, present
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Fix it until it breaks.
Introduction
Born. Lived. Died. Zapped back to life. On bonus time.
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Co-author with Bill Ball of RedHat/Fedora Unleashed
Education
  • Cornell University, Old Dominion University
    BS-Business Admin; MS-Early Childhood Ed, present