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Virtual War 2

It’s the nature of our shared faith. On the one hand, our heart-led path is very narrow, steep and rough. Precious few are those who walk with us. On the other hand, we so desperately need each other because no … Continue reading

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Admin: FTP Server Down

For a few days, at least, the FTP server will be down. If you want to know the details: I’m having trouble with the fancy router. The factory firmware is crappy and unreliable. I’m waiting for DD-WRT to release a … Continue reading

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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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