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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. Stubborn Stains by Napalm Death on September 11, 2017
  2. Anubis by Septicflesh on September 11, 2017
  3. Cirice by Ghost on August 15, 2017
  4. From the Pinnacle to the Pit by Ghost on August 15, 2017