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Unix admin since '96
Network admin since '97
Jack-of-All-Trades since '91

Computers I've owned over the years:

  • TI 99/4A
  • Apple //c
  • homebuilt PC-compatible 8088
  • Gateway 2000 486SX-25
  • homebuilt Pentium II
  • Sun SparcStation 1+
  • Sun Enterprise 2
  • WinBook XL2
  • Apple Power Macintosh G3 Minitower
  • IBM Netfinity 3000
  • homebuilt Intel Pentium → AMD K6-2
  • Sun Ultra 80
  • SGI Octane
  • SGI O2
  • Apple iBook G3 (Graphite)
  • Sony Vaio PCG-Z1WA laptop
  • Apple Mac Mini G4
  • Apple MacBook Pro 17
  • Apple Mac Mini Intel
  • Dell Poweredge T610

Apr
17
revised Can I delete the folder “C:\WINDOWS\Installer\$PatchCache$”?
typos
Apr
13
awarded  Nice Answer
Mar
18
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
30
awarded  Famous Question
Dec
3
awarded  Notable Question
Nov
29
awarded  Nice Question
Oct
5
revised Change Linux console screen blanking behavior
`setterm`'s `-powersave` option takes `off`, not `0`
Aug
22
awarded  Taxonomist
Aug
15
awarded  Excavator
Aug
10
answered Automate sequence of key strokes in Mac
Aug
9
answered Is there a Linux tool for changing DOS/Windows file attributes?
Aug
9
revised What should I know about DSL modems?
specified DSL modem in title
Aug
9
revised IDE/PATA high-speed hard drive dock
update URL
Aug
5
comment How can I prevent MacVim from showing OS X' Find/Replace dialog when pressing Command-F?
I'm not trying to be difficult, but why not just press /?
Aug
5
answered Text editor that supports breaking lines in opposite direction?
Aug
4
answered Buffering Emails for Faster Access: Microsoft Outlook
Jul
30
awarded  Yearling
Jul
14
awarded  Famous Question
Apr
10
awarded  Revival
Apr
10
answered How can I avoid Firefox's “you have chosen to open” dialog when I try to download a file?