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Universal Remote

Being a tech guy with electronic devices all over the place, it was just a matter of time before my “media” room became cluttered with remotes. There’s the one for the TV, the cable box, the stereo and the one for my PS3. The PS3

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Skype is Alive

After a week of very little work on the Ubuntu front, I finally ventured back into Ubuntu to continue a bit of my work. The next victim: Skype. Skype is a fantastic program that I use primarily to call my family back over in Sweden


Windows Drives Mounted!

Another chapter in my Ubuntu adventure can be closed. This morning I finally successfully managed to mount one of my shared drives on my media machine, where all my music, videos and photos are kept. A victory! Here’s some links I used to get this

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Ubuntu Installation Successful

I shut down the Live CD and waited for the reboot. The Windows logo appears. What? What happened to Ubuntu? I quickly realize that the drive I installed Ubuntu on is a slave drive. A quick trip into the BIOS to change the priority of

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Joining the Linux Revolution

My first introduction to Linux wasn’t a very successful one. In early 2007, I downloaded a copy of Ubuntu, hoping to try it out and see what it was like. I didn’t get very far. I couldn’t get the thing to boot and I left

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2Tall Tales Introduction

Technology is all around us. It’s in our homes, on our bodies, in our cars, at work. It’s part of all aspects of our lives in one way or another, from the alarm that goes off to the stock purchase and the work we do