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location Raleigh, NC
age 40
visits member for 5 years
seen Jul 29 at 23:20

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

Jun
23
revised Logged in to vi, made changes, forgot to sudo first - now what
better(?) alternative
Aug
7
revised GUI zip utility for Mac OS X that supports previewing
incorporated recent "update" to Zipeg's features without throwing away all the other useful information
Jun
28
revised How do I mount ext2/ext3 partitions in Mac OS X Snow Leopard?
fix broken link; thanks Ninsuo
Jan
17
revised How do I mount ext2/ext3 partitions in Mac OS X Snow Leopard?
added 45 characters in body
Sep
7
revised Lion / name resolution order
fixed bad backslashes
Apr
17
revised Can I delete the folder “C:\WINDOWS\Installer\$PatchCache$”?
typos
Oct
5
revised Change Linux console screen blanking behavior
`setterm`'s `-powersave` option takes `off`, not `0`
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
Nov
2
revised Cannot uninstall XP SP3 update
clarify "restore directory"
Oct
27
revised How to send legible faxes?
added supported resolutions
Oct
20
revised Full-size wired keyboard with trackpad
MacOS
Oct
20
revised Full-size wired keyboard with trackpad
tags
Oct
20
revised Can you rebind four finger swipe in new Macbooks?
edited tags
Oct
20
revised Can I write Japanese on my trackpad?
edited tags
Oct
20
revised Annoying trackpad freeze on MacBook
edited tags
Oct
20
revised OS X: Reassign the Trackpad Button
edited tags
Oct
20
revised How to “middle-click” on new macbooks
edited tags
Oct
20
revised Trackpad stops clicking on a Macbook Pro
edited tags
Oct
20
revised Enable trackpad tap-to-click in BootCamp on 1st-gen (non-multi-touch) MacBook?
edited tags