Oct
16
2016
0

Lono the Cat taken by cancer (2002-2016)

Lono finally succumbed to feline lymphoma after a 2+ year battle.  In the coming weeks I’ll be adding post on his care and living with cancer.  He fought til the bitter end.  We love you Lono.

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Feb
04
2012
0

Fedora 14 PHP daemon error

I’m using PHP to create a daemon(system process) that listens for request to dial outbound calls from a Asterisk based dialer.  Before I even got started I got the following error: Many websites suggest recompiling PHP or installing ‘php-posix’, which isn’t in the Fedora repo. After some searching I found that ‘php-posix’ is part of […]

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Jul
17
2011
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AT&T takes Billions from US Tax Payers while Imposing Download Caps

For AT&T it’s another day, another dollar…  or rather billions of dollars. Your’s, collected from taxes and deficit spending.  I read a article on cnet about AT&T’s justification of ‘download usage caps’.  AT&T General Counsel Wayne Watts reasoned the need for caps like this,  “It is hardly surprising that the general counsel of Netflix, a company […]

Jul
30
2010
0

Gone fishing

Savelono.com was down for three days this week(July 27th-30th).  The Vitual Machine that host the site crashed likely due to a traffic spike.  My apologies for the down time.  I was fly fishing in Idaho.  For the rest of the week you may read savelono.com free of charge.

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Jan
28
2010
0

Windows 7 – no speakers or headphones are plugged in

I’ve been using Windows 7(Home Premium) for about a week now… and I gotta say I’m impressed.  It’s interface is almost as nice as Windows XP.  Running multiple programs doesn’t slow game frame rates nearly as bad and the desktop effects are pretty good.  Congratulations Microsoft!  You made a decent OS…  Only took 7 years, […]

Dec
27
2009
4

Ventrilo Linux Client in Fifth Year of Development

I play World of Warcraft on Linux all the time.  I boot into Windows XP for Arena and extended play, but all my causual gaming is on my work computer – that runs Linux.  So for this reason I’ve had an interest in the upcoming Ventrilo Linux client for a long time. A very long […]

Oct
14
2009
0

!!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY PEYTON !!!

My sister Peyton is 15 today.  Happy Birthday! -love Matt PS The only thing I ask, is that you become a Linux Systems Administrator

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Jun
20
2009
3

Fedora 11 detects and installs on-board Intel RAID driver correctly

Do you own a Mainboard that has built-in RAID, only offers Windows drivers?  have you always wanted to use the RAID BIOS for managing disks, but only had the Linux MD Soft RAID as option?  Not anymore!  I’m using a INTEL D945 GNT Desktop board with two 160 GB, Serial ATA drives.  I entered the […]

Jan
21
2009
0

Lono – Cutest Cat in the World Discovered!

*study may in fact not be a real study

Oct
15
2008
0

Fedora Core 7 Xen Paravirtualized Guest Install

NOTE: I myself am a novice with Xen. This setup worked well for me, but I cannot guarantee results. I came across several hurdles and have worked through most issues. I hope this document helps. Please click on my adds, they help pay for the hosting. Thanks and enjoy. -Matt This is a standard fedora […]

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