Tag: Techie

Updated Stable

Since a lot of my fellow nerds have mentioned they are looking at the stables page, I updated the computers as well as providing some insight into why each machine is important to me. Still missing a ton of systems, but most are there. http://geekyschmidt.com/the-stable

The Batman Belt

Everywhere I look in the work place I see two phones on everyone’s belt or desk. There sits the company issued blackberry next to the iPhone or Android device. In an era of financial concerns I cannot help but wonder what the outside world thinks about us. Based on BillShrink.com we can guestimate the total

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Sony Vaio P 788k Review

I hate long reviews, but the good gist below: Intel Atom Z supports VT instructions. Really neat to boot KVM up on a little netbook NetBooks are usually cheesy, this machine feels solid and well built. Sony does some nice engineering, but there in front of your face is a SD card and HG Duo…

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Fix for GNOME Keyring prompt on Autologin

Autologin in Ubuntu 9.10 would not default unlock your keyring for security I assume. If I am using autologin, chances are security isn’t high on the list and speed is… sudo vi /etc/pam.d/gdm-autologin and add the italic lines below #%PAM-1.0 auth    requisite       pam_nologin.so auth    required        pam_env.so readenv=1 auth    required        pam_env.so readenv=1 envfile=/etc/default/locale auth    required        pam_permit.so

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OpenVPN Install Ubuntu 9.10

A good buddy of mine, Trevor, had mentioned wanting to bridge his Brother‘s and his networks. Having done an OpenVPN install many moons ago it had resonated with the “I need to do that again” list in my head. When the N900 arrived it seemed like the perfect opportunity to have the n900 use a

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