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After being in the private sector for a few years working on Logistics software, I've decided to return to school to earn my Masters. I'm an avid follower of technology, science, programming and operating systems.

Nov
19
comment Using virt-install to mount multiple cdrom drives/images
Sounds promising. The project I was working on is long gone but I'll keep this in mind.
Dec
13
comment How to uninstall all unused versions of a macports package at once
@Nick I'll try that next time I uninstall something.
Jun
16
comment Navicat Lite dump functionality
You can always go to the source for that functionality and use the pg_dump tool. Or, use an alternative to Navicat like pgAdmin3.
Mar
8
comment Using virt-install to mount multiple cdrom drives/images
I don't own the full install disk for XP, just the upgrade. You can in stall from an upgrade cd, if you have a full install cd from a previous windows version, which is what I was attempting.
Aug
21
comment Ubuntu logwatch - is this cause for concern?
Or perhaps the file is unreadable due to a permission problem?
Aug
21
comment Notepad++ Jump between opening and closing html tags
You might have better luck asking this on SO
May
31
comment Using virt-install to mount multiple cdrom drives/images
Probably, that was my attempt to mount two drives at once. I only have one physical cdrom drive, I'm not sure if I can mount the 2nd on at hdd etc.
Jan
8
comment Name reputable dns servers for home use (as alternatives to your ISP's)
@bortzmeyer point taken, and updated.
Jan
8
comment Name reputable dns servers for home use (as alternatives to your ISP's)
Note that I believe Level 3 is discontinuing open access to these.
Dec
8
comment How to uninstall all unused versions of a macports package at once
That worked for me, too bad port doesn't handle dependency updates to postgres84 automatically though.
Dec
8
comment No more ugly fonts please, how to create typographically beautiful PDFs?
Are the fonts still distorted when the documents are printed? If not, Acrobat may just be using crappy 8bit fonts instead of anti-aliased vector ones.
Aug
5
comment What is the source for RL Rivest's “reversal of defaults” quote?
See Manni's Answer
Aug
5
comment What is the source for RL Rivest's “reversal of defaults” quote?
Got it, although the link wouldn't work, had to use arhive.org web.archive.org/web*/wean1.ulib.org/Lectures/Distinguished%20Lectures/2001/…
Aug
5
comment What is the source for RL Rivest's “reversal of defaults” quote?
Thanks, I've come across both of those I think. If necessary, I may have to resort to an indirect citation :(
Aug
2
comment Restart Ubuntu sound processes via command line
You may also have to restart pulse-audio.
Aug
2
comment What is the formula for HughesNet FAP calculation?
What an unfortunate acronym..
Aug
2
comment The current MacBook Pros — do the batteries really last longer?
Interesting.
May
15
comment How can I rotate the screen of a MacBook Pro 90 degrees?
cmd-L gives you the option to rotate the entire document and there's no reason you can rotate it back later, or not save the doc after you rotate it.
Mar
23
comment How do I detach a process from Terminal, entirely?
This is a duplicate of this question stackoverflow.com/questions/285015/…