/home is where the heart is… on the NAS

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linux
ubuntu

In an attempt to unify my desktop data on my newly acquired laptop I decided to try out sharing my /home directory from my desktop as a NFS and then mounting it as /home on my laptop. Originally this idea was flawed because the laptop was not connecting to the […]

Wireless Connection at Boot (pre-GUI)

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linux
ubuntu

A while back I got my wife a new laptop from Dell, got it set up with Ubuntu 8.10 and then proceeded to fight with YoVille! for a week or so prior. Since then, I still had a few action items on my list, specifically getting wireless working on boot […]

New Project: Function of the Day

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php
project update

So I’ve bought yet another domain, but actually got a site up in a timely fashion this time. The site is called Function of the Day and it’s just that, a site that presents a single programming function every day. Right now it only supports PHP, but the plan is […]

Super Awesome Setup Script, Yummy!

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cli
dotfiles

The script better known simply as sassy was a long time coming. Every time I upgrade Ubuntu and then have crap fall apart to the point that I end up reinstalling I end up saying “Josh, if you had a script that would easily get a fresh install of Ubuntu […]

And finally, I upgraded my hard drive (part 2)

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hardware
linux
ubuntu
windows

And so the story continues. After much difficulty installing / setting up my new hard drive, I decided to make matters worse by cloning my old Windows XP partition to one of the partitions on the new drive. After a small amount of research, I came across ntfsclone part of […]