Category: Techie Stuff

Race to the median travel screen…

TL;DR – Sometimes the smallest laptop isn’t the best option for a traveler. If you live on one machine then maybe sucking up the weight for power isn’t a bad idea. If you have a tablet then there is no question My apologies to my blog readers for two things: That my blog has not

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Private Browser Cleaner

There is so much hoopla about Private Mode browsing not actually keeping you private. Most of it is due to your addons for Flash and Java. Here are the extensions I use to keep the browser private ALWAYS: Chrome – Click&Clean Firefox – Click&Clean Internet Explorer – CCleaner plugin since IE is the suckage

Intel GMA500 Support Matrix

First a few things: Intel you suck…suck hard…your own Moblin distro can’t suspend because you feel that “embedded platforms shutdown and restart” Guess what sparky, they don’t always. Fix your damn IEGD driver Dell and Ubuntu screw you both for creating some custom driver to send out on Dell 12 laptops. The driver I install

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Conky Setup

I love me some eye candy that is actually useful. Conky falls into this category for me. In the olden days it was either gkrellm or a WindowMaker plugin. I have spent some time getting the conky setup EXACTLY how I want it. The results are posted below: Install: sudo aptitude install conky lm-sensors hddtemp

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The History Channel of Today

There was a time in cable television when channel names insinuated content. Take for example the Military Channel, it is a safe bet there is going to be planes, guns, or other things blowing up from the military viewpoint.  I can safely turn there after a long day and see my stress melt away with the tonnage of

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