Archive for August, 2012

I’ve been wanting to write about this for a bit. I usually VPN (to the gateway at home) for surfing when roaming. This also gives me access to my shellbox and with my ssh key. You can usually connect to port 443 (https) on most networks, even those that force you to use a socks […]

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 at 16:00 | 2 comments

Someone just asked what desktop environment I use. He didn’t like the new Gnome. Those who know me well enough, will know I use a mac for my primary workstation. So I’m using aqua as my primary desktop environment. I do run a lot of linux but none have xorg installed with the exception of […]

Monday, August 20th, 2012 at 20:53 | Comments Off on What desktop environment do I use?
Categories: Linux, Personal, Technology

Last year I switched from a Lowepro Voyager C strap to a BlackRapid RS-Sport. I like this combo a lot, especially if I’m only carrying my Camera and not much else. However I recently Purchased a Crumpler Messenger Boy Stripes 8000 as my new smaller camera bag to take with me on my trips. I […]

Friday, August 17th, 2012 at 22:03 | Comments Off on M-Plate Pro by CustomSLR
Categories: Personal

While looking for a replacement for my Lowepro SlingShot. I was unable to find something that I liked and would work for me in their selection. My local camera store recommended the Crumpler Messenger Boy 8000, after a long search[1] I finally found a place where I could order it. I found the color selection […]

Monday, August 13th, 2012 at 21:12 | Comments Off on Crumpler Messenger Boy 8000
Categories: Personal

While on Linux you sometimes have to pick between apples and pears (Oranges being just a bit too different). Picking an Illumos distribution is more like picking dark or brown chocolate. I’m currently using OpenIndiana and I’m overall very happy with it. However I have some issues with OI, being that KVM is more or […]

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012 at 17:37 | Comments Off on Which Illumos distribution do I use?
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