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Progress in Pieces

Not in the sense of broken apart, I’m just tossing in a bunch of little things here. I kept the post-op cushioned leg immobilizer because that hinged brace is good only for walking around, and absolutely painful for resting. So … Continue reading

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Win10: The Hits Keep Coming

Look at the Reddit thread on Win10 forced upgrades. I took the time to wade through most of it. The Microsoft apologists are lying — knowingly lying about what happens. Literally hundreds of people are doing everything right and still … Continue reading

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Debian Desktop: Caching Nameserver (DNS)

Most people are vaguely aware that Windows by default includes a service that keeps track of your favorite sites and stashes the DNS reference (IP address) so it won’t have to keep asking for the same address. Even laptops do … Continue reading

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Technical Updates for Late February 2016

Consider the moral implications. Understanding the technology is one thing; knowing why and how it matters is another level entirely. If your computer runs Win10 and you have some functional reason for preferring it over whatever was running before, but … Continue reading

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A Glimpse Under the Cover

Consistent with the previous post, I’m going to offer some narrative about my internal process so that you’ll understand how it works. For the time being, I’ll be using the fancy router as my home server. Right now that’s mostly … Continue reading

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Lotsa Work

Some things on my computer were not working right; I decided to test some alternatives. None of them worked, of course. But instead of running Debian 64-bit, I decided to test the idea of running 32-bit. Seems to work okay, … Continue reading

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Within Reach

Spammers never learn. Every day in my blog comments here I get at least one spam comment for some facial serum sold on Amazon, sometimes two or three times. I also get at least once each week something telling me … Continue reading

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