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15 years of Linux System and Network Support & Administration in the Health Care and Software & Development industries.

Experience in Deploying, Administering, and Supporting: OpenVZ in Production, Embedded Linux hardware, Wireless Infrastructure, Mail Services(Cyrus IMAP/Sendmail/Postfix), LTSP Linux Terminal solutions under Ubuntu, PostgreSQL/MySQL for Web Services, and CentOS.

Recent Convert to DevOps.


Nov
22
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Nov
22
comment Network interface configuration on Debian 6 (No DHCPOFFERS received)
Assuming a completely bone-stock Debian 6 install with no firewall apps configured or IPTables rule changes, your router is probably busted or your cable is bad.
Oct
14
comment Adjust screen brightness automatically at night
Doesn't currently work with monitors attached via port replicators.
Jun
26
comment Wifi Speed for WRT54G Wireless Router
Plus it's pretty hard to spoof an Ethernet cable. Spoofing a WAP's SSID is a real concern.
Jun
26
comment How to find the uptime since last wake from standby
No upvotes for useless use of 'cat'.
Apr
23
awarded  Caucus
Jan
8
awarded  Yearling
Jan
6
comment User PC types the number 56 occasionally
always best to look for the simple answer first. Keep your mind open to the edge cases, but best to check for simple first.
Jan
3
answered User PC types the number 56 occasionally
Oct
15
revised linux - installed wordpress lack write problems
use of regex is cleaner
Sep
30
comment Why is my router admin account able to be hacked so easily?
Remembering the computer is done with Cookies, as mentioned above.
Sep
28
answered Why is my router admin account able to be hacked so easily?
Aug
7
awarded  Excavator
Aug
7
revised Mac OS X automatically turn off Airport if ethernet cable is plugged in
Update to otherwise excellent but out-of-date answer.
Aug
7
suggested approved edit on Mac OS X automatically turn off Airport if ethernet cable is plugged in
Jul
20
comment All folders in Outlook 2007 are syncing except inbox
It's Windows, so I assume you also rebooted it three times and waved a rubber chicken over it?
Nov
17
answered How to set FTP encryption value
Oct
9
comment Will Wingdings or Webdings screw up my computer?
Heh. That's a good one. Gave me a nice giggle.
Oct
5
awarded  Commentator
Oct
5
comment OpenDNS-like 404 page in home network
Bleh. Those things are evil. I prefer getting a real lookup failure message that I can parse in my scripting rather than a redirect. I don't want funky DNS redirects and wild cards messing with my otherwise stable services and automated routines.