Monthly Archives: February 2010

What to do with a cursed computer

What to do with a cursed computer There’s all kinds of fun things broken computers are good for. Below is what I would consider the top 10: Throw the computer off of a high point. At least 3 or 4 stories high would be good. I’ve done this before and it tends to be anti-climatic. [...]

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Simple Computer

Simple Computer If your are looking for a computer for someone you know without all the complicated bells and whistles that come with most computers, then you have come to the right place. Here you will find the results of my Spring research project. A simple computer that anybody could use, to browse the Internet, [...]

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Day 1 of Job Hunt

Day 1, Feb 18.  Yesterday I update my resume on Monster and Dice and wouldn’t you know it today I got an e-mail from a recruiter. Senior System Administrator needed in Cambridge, MA! Heck yes, I’m interested. Job description looks good Basically keep a bunch of Debian servers running for a research group. I [...]

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Finding Device Drivers

Device Driver Installation Guide Windows in notorious for needing Device drivers for each and every piece of hardware a system has. Sometime it can use generic drivers but to get the most out of your hardware you need the driver that were written by the hardware manufacturer. If you are lucky you know the model [...]

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Windows Password Recovery

Windows Password Recovery Did you forget your windows password? Or maybe you never knew it Whatever the case to use the procedure I’m going to show you, you will need physical access to the computer so I doubt you are actually a hacker. The process I am about to describe will work in any windows [...]

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Slashem and Nethack Survivors guide

Slash’EM survivors guide Having successfully ascended a Valkyrie on Nethack I moved on to more exciting things like Slash’EM. I have found Slash’EM to be every bit as good as Nethack, a little more challenging and much more interesting. This guide will hopefully get you started in playing and save you some frustrations and many, [...]

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World Domination

The World Domination Project is a Real Time Strategy game inspired by
the board game Axis and Allies utilizing the Stratagus engine.

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SL-modem in Linux

SL-modem in Ubuntu I’ve spent many hours trying to get my modem to work in Ubuntu 6.10. The answer was way to simple: Init3 = AT+MS=34

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Linux Virus

Spyware/Viruses in Linux By David Stone November 28, 2006 AD CS343 – Operating Systems I Fall Semester, 2006 Dr. Barry Myers Abstract The purpose of this paper is to investigate the possibility of viruses in Linux and to demonstrate how viruses work and spread. We will look at the fundamental security differences between Linux and [...]

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Virtual Box

Virtual box – fast emulation for Linux Having tried qemu, vmware and virtual box I have found virtual box to be the easiest virtual machine for Ubuntu to use without sacrificing any performance.

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