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Favorite Historical Documentaries

I watch a lot of history documentaries, because why wouldn't you? The older the subject the better. I've spent enough time searching for lists of other peoples favorite docs and for "if you liked that you'll love this" recommendations that I figured I should post my own ...


cd shortcuts with CDPATH and bash tab completion

For years I've had some fairly hacky ways of changing directories quicker. I'd wager a nickel these kind of aliases are pretty common:

alias cdblog='cd ~/sites/my_blog'
alias cdapp='cd ~/repos/my_app'

That grows pretty unwieldy when working with a bunch of repos. So then I thought ...


Tomato Advanced Firewall Settings

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This post is heinously out of date but I'm keeping it around for historical purposes anyway

A user commented on the Tomato Wake-on-LAN post:

I found I couldn’t get wake on lan to work at all until I enabled Advanced->Firewall->Allow multicast.

Well that made me ...


Wake-on-LAN: Configuring your PC, Tomato & iPhone

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This post is heinously out of date but I'm keeping it around for historical purposes anyway

So this article at Lifehacker got me thinking about setting up Wake-on-LAN (WoL) for my system. For several years I just left my PC on 24/7 to VNC into it anytime ...


Securely Access Your Tomato Router Remotely

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This post is heinously out of date but I'm keeping it around for historical purposes anyway

While I was configuring Wake-on-LAN for my computers I took some time to enable remote access to my Tomato router and secure it properly, this forum post was especially helpful. Under Administration- ...


Sync and Secure FileZilla with Dropbox

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This post is heinously out of date but I'm keeping it around for historical purposes anyway

Searching for more ideas of how to synchronize my computers with Dropbox and secure them with KeePass led me to a way to sync both the settings and FTP site list for ...


Meebo Ruined My Birthday

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This post is heinously out of date but I'm keeping it around for historical purposes anyway

A few days ago I hear Meebo will finally be releasing an iPhone app on Tues Feb 16th. A red letter date in history, to nobody! So being giddy with anticipation, as ...


My Hand Was Forced

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This post is heinously out of date but I'm keeping it around for historical purposes anyway

Do I love or hate computers for bringing me to this? The question is probably irrelevant as I and they are forever inextricably entwined. Of course, I will never make peace with ...

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