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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. Walk by Pantera on November 29, 2017
  2. Snap Your Fingers, Snap Your Neck by Prong on November 29, 2017
  3. Territory by Sepultura on November 29, 2017
  4. Bury Me in Smoke by Down on November 29, 2017