16 articles

Bloated Windows VM Files

The bloat of Windows infects even your linux systems if you are forced to use a Windows VM.

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Linux Reference

A short reference and archive of tricks for things I’ve found handy at one point or another.

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SELinux

A Cleaner Way To Disable Caps-Lock

I figured out a much cleaner method for configuring the Caps-Lock key on my keyboard this morning.

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More on Caps Lock and CTRL

Okay, I gave up on Caps Lock altogether.

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Swapping Caps-Lock and the CTRL Key

For years I have used mostly full sized keyboards that have allowed me to use my palm on the CTRL key. Since that doesn’t work on my mac, I’m trying to swap the CTRL and Caps Lock key to see if that helps.

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Get a Second DHCP Address Temporarily

At work a while ago we came across an automated test where a temporary IP address was needed. However, we needed to ensure that whatever IP the test chose to use would not affect any other systems on the network.

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KSP, Linux and Joysticks

If you know anything about my video game habits you’ll know that over 90% of my time is spent playing Kerbal Space Program.

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Write a UDEV Rule To Give Your NICs Simple Names Again

Are you like me? Do you also find it hard to remember that your ethernet port is named "enp3s0"? Here’s a quick way to rename your NICs with a UDEV rule.

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Searching for Laptop: didn’t really find what I expected

The laptop market is doing weird things to my head. After looking around for a laptop that suits my needs and that I can run linux on I find myself looking in places and to companies I never thought I’d gravitate to.

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Adventures With Systemd Abbreviated

This blog is an abbreviated version of my day today… The TL;DR would be: systemctl --user is uber frustrating so just use the system config and get over yourself.

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NVidia is Being Annoying Again

My work laptop is about 5 or so years old right now. Right from day one I have been running linux on it.

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Android to Linux File Transfer with MTP

After a number of years of working around the fact that my Android phone no longer mounts as a basic storage device when connected via USB, I’ve finally figured out how to use MTP on linux.

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Mounting Virtualbox Shared-Folders in a Linux Guest

I created a new Fedora 21 VM for myself this weekend.

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Linux is winning me over again

I know that is a weird statement coming from me. My job is essentially maintaining a minimal SLES OS with a number of proprietary modifications. However, I’ve been playing with Fedora 21 on my PC over the last few weeks and I’m thouroughly impressed.

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NVidia GTX970 on Fedora 21

My experience with Fedora has so far been superb. My experience with Fedora after attempting to get my new video card working is now fantasmic!

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