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Category : Geekdom

My current backup setup

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Published on: February 17, 2014

Right now my current backup of my data is as follows. My desktop computer and my laptop computer both have btsync (http://www.bittorrent.com/sync/downloads) my main document files, this also replicate to a in home server (I also btsync my music folder to the in home server too) I then have a Virtual computer that I get[…]

SDF.org and the non-web internet

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Published on: January 18, 2014

I am probably one of the few, but I miss the old non-web internet. What is the non-web internet you might ask, that would be irc, usenet, etc. There are several protocols that existed on the internet, and were used and even existed before http (the web). This longer for the older internet (mind you[…]

10 years of the same domain and email

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Published on: January 29, 2013

On Feb 6, 2003 I first registered my domain, and started useing mpop at mikeoconnor.net as my email. it has been thought 5 ISPs changes. One of the nice things of registering a domain and keeping it for years. The only contact info I have had for longer is my cell phone which I first[…]

The problem with HTC phones as an android developer.

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Published on: November 24, 2012

Question, I need advice from any other android programmers. I am getting reports from HTC users that they get no audio. I can not get audio out of it. I did some research and found that many audio apps on the google play store get negative reviews from HTC users because they get no audio[…]

The next version of the Issues Etc App for Android needs Beta Testers.

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Published on: October 6, 2012

I have completed the next version of the Issues Etc App for Android, and would like some Beta Testers to test out the new features. The new features are: Find a church, this will map out the churches on the Issues Etc 300 that are within a 100 miles of your location. It will also[…]

Developing code on an Android Tablet.

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Published on: September 21, 2012

I read an artical in Linux Journal about being able to do development “in the cloud” was an intersting artical, it was very ipad centric, so I set out tonight to see if the same could be done on an Android Tablet. Well the anser I found is yes it can easly be done. And[…]

What a day

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Published on: August 19, 2012

Just a bit of posting, today I spent the AM sleeping in, something I don’t get to do, I had to move my music lesson to a later time so I could sleep in. Then when I got home I did more work on my Linux Laptop to get FVWM to look the way I[…]

Some updating of my site and others

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Published on: August 10, 2012

Not much, the “biggest” part of the update is linking to my FB profile, my G+ profile, and linking in my tweets from Twitter. Also I dug up my old Delicious account and cleaned up the links in it a bit, going to start using it again. Next on my task list for internet todo[…]

Remember When

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Published on: August 10, 2012

Remember when blogs were the thing (kind of funny to ask that on a blog) well I have moved my RSS reading from a program to Google Reader so I can not only read it on my computer but also I installed the Google Reader on my Android Phone so I can keep up with[…]

Linux Email Clients

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Published on: August 8, 2012

Any one know of a good Linux email client that will DELETE not just mark for deletion email when it deletes? the mail client evolution does not do this, so when I check my email on my cell phone I see all the spam I had deleted because evolution FAILS at deleting. So I need[…]

FVWM

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Published on: August 5, 2012

I know it “old” but I still think it one of the nicer windows managers out there for X-windows and as of today I am back using it. What is nice about it is that it is light and does not take many system resources. I really do not like where Gnome and KDE are[…]

I am free of iTunes

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Published on: July 8, 2012

Years ago I got an iPod, and since then I been enslaved by iTunes. Well in the last year Apple has said that they are going to kill the iPod classic, and one of their executives has been quoted saying that the iPod had a good run but now it time to buy an iPhone.[…]

Might be time to ditch mozilla for chrome

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Published on: March 23, 2012

Why do I say this, I updated my system to Flash 11, I have Mozilla 11, and it disabled the “out of date addon” I guess they hard coded some numbers, I am going to try to download older versions of flash to see if I can fix the problem if I can not, it[…]

We are Android resistance is futial, you will be assimilated

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Published on: March 21, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/23/technology/google-glasses-will-be-powered-by-android.html?_r=1 I want to be that cybore now, “We are android, you will be assimilated, resistance is futile.” Heck I am already always connected to the network, with my new Bluetooth head set, I can be streaming audio data into my right ear. I get instance update. Heck (this is the scary part) the smart[…]

New Tablet

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Published on: January 21, 2012

I got a new Tablet today, a Toshiba Thrive. It is a nice system it has a 10.1″ screen on it, I also got a bluetooth keyboard to go with it. I have a case that can convert it to a stand up, making typeing stuff on it nice, without having to have a fool[…]

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