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idrac6-firmware-update

Dell iDRAC card stuck updating firmware

I ran into a problem today with the update process of an iDRAC card, and Google was very little help.  I began the firmware update process, and my connection conked out during the upload.  When I returned the page, I was greeted with “Firmware update in progress”. I decided to head off to the comic book […]

Common Linux Command Line Tools – grep

The beginning of a series of real-world usage examples for the most commonly used Linux commands. grep is a tool designed to search through file contents for certain words, numbers or patterns, and is probably one of the most useful tools in a sysadmin’s arsenal.

Clickable URLs in PuTTY

PuTTY is a SSH/Telnet client for windows. I’ve been using it on a daily basis for many years now as it’s stable, simple, and does everything I need. A few months ago I decided to hop into a few IRC channels I used to frequent many years back to catch up with old friends. Instead […]

Virtual Machine Showdown – VMWare vs VirtualBox

Let’s face it, not everyone wants to install a second operating system on their hard disk.  Dual booting between Linux and Windows is a tremendous pain in the butt. This is why the great computing diety invented Virtual Machines.Virtual Machines are programs that emulate a computer, It allows you to run an operating system inside […]

win31

Why I Use Windows 7 over Linux on my main PC

I’m going to start off my new series of articles about Linux with a post about Windows. Yes, that’s right, Windows. And it’s not going to be an article talking about how terrible Microsoft is, or how Bill Gates is the anti-Christ. It’s an article on why I use Windows as my main operating system. […]

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Last.fm Recent Tracks

  1. Inno a Satana - Re-Mastered by Emperor on April 24, 2017
  2. Diminished To B by Necrophagist on April 24, 2017
  3. Anubis by Septicflesh on April 24, 2017
  4. Prolific Catastrophe by American Head Charge on April 22, 2017