Archive for July, 2005

A bit torrent idea

Sunday, July 24th, 2005

I have an idea, that I would like to implement over time, but currently lack the skills, so I lay it out here on the off chance that someone should see it, and implement it (I do ask that if you are a company and intend to release something like this that you seek my […]

eMac review

Friday, July 22nd, 2005

I recently purchased a 2nd hand emac for my sister as I am sick of having to keep her Windows 98 PC running and I dont really want to encourage her to continue down the Windows route, its just a path that will be paved with more support nightmares for me. I decided to write […]

SNMP Monitoring of the DLink G604T

Sunday, July 17th, 2005

Setting up mrtg to monitor the DLink G604T adsl modem/router was a painful excercise. It appears that the correct info in the mrtg.conf file is for nas0, none of the other detected interfaces seem to reflect accurate usage. If its not the SNMP interface 3 for you it might be another one – but it […]

Free Speech – The Expression of Reason – Family Entertainment group campaigns against anti-family cartoons.

Sunday, July 17th, 2005

Free Speech – The Expression of Reason – Family Entertainment group campaigns against anti-family cartoons. Interesting article about some parents group in the US trying to have anime banned, because its anti-family. Anime is NOT for kids, its a form of adult entertainment – banning it is not the answer – keeping it out of […]

AppleInsider | Speed of Apple Intel dev systems impress developers

Thursday, July 14th, 2005

AppleInsider | Speed of Apple Intel dev systems impress developers It seems that the speed of the Intel x86 based Developer Macintoshes is nothing to be sneezed at – with fast booting and suprisingly fast emulation for non intel based binaries. 😮 M

Monitoring traffic from the console

Wednesday, July 13th, 2005

If you like me are forgetful and cannot remember the names of come commands a useful one is iptraf this command originated on one of th BSD’s (FreeBSD should my memory serve me correctly) and it will display the traffic wandering through your ethernet devices. It should be functional under most recent linux distro’s (was […]

Inside the big switch: the iPod and the future of Apple Computer : Page 1

Tuesday, July 12th, 2005

Inside the big switch: the iPod and the future of Apple Computer : Page 1 Ars has an interesting piece that seems to indicate a potential reason why apple would switch to intel inside. M

Sony are the problem.

Saturday, July 9th, 2005

It seems to be rumoured on the web that SONY Entertainment are the hold up preventing Australian users from being able to have access to the iTunes Music store. In response to this i suggest that people CEASE buying Sony products. I have and will encourage people to not buy sony products. Allow me to […]

NEWS: London bombing (suspected terrorist attack)

Thursday, July 7th, 2005

*YAY* Another suspected terrorist attack. When will the violence stop already? Its stupid – some extremeist fool has decided to blow some civilians up which only causes other fools to act harshly to other innocents who follow an unperverted or at least less perverted religion of the same name with very differing tenents. Mad props […]

Ubuntu Forums – HOWTO: Autostart Folding at Home at startup

Wednesday, July 6th, 2005

Ubuntu Forums – HOWTO: Autostart Folding at Home at startup Useful page on getting Folding at Home (http://folding.stanford.edu) running on Ubuntu. It works for Hoary as well as Warthog. I really should get off my backside and make a package up.