Tagged: Linux

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LinkedIn – how not to get hired

We have moved all our recruitment initiatives to LinkedIn jobs since we felt that South African recruiters add little to no value in the recruitment process – think about it: a typical recruitment agency will charge a company a placement fee...

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SSH tunnel on OS X

Many companies nowadays provide a SSH tunnel to connect remotely into servers. This is a great feature as you will have your internet connectivity wherever you are and still enjoy the benefit of select tunnels. On OS X and Linux...

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PS3: Rip your DVDs with full surround sound

A good 5 months ago, I showed you how to rip DVDs and play them with 5.1 surround sound via a simple vobcopy command on Linux. Although the method was quick, I didn’t realize that this was not easily possible...

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The favorite posts in 30 days

It’s quite amazing to watch this blog grow. Of the monthly 50,000 – 60,000 hits, between 1000-2000 hits a day originate from browsers. A further 200-300 hits a day originate via RSS-readers. I pulled some stats and was amazed about...

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ADSL router statistics

In a previous post I explained how to gather statistics for your Netgear DG834 DSL modem router. Thanks for all the donations!! I have made some subtle changes in the router.cgi to display SNR/attenuation in one chart and display the...

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How to hack your Belkin router

It innocently (like many cool things) started off with the replacement of my current modem router with a Belkin N1 Vision gigabit router: I would have gone with a Airport Extreme base-station instead, but the local Apple stores have been...

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New Year resolution – back to basic

Vista Ultimate is driving me insane. I had it installed for more than 12 months and experience frequent issues with hibernation, network card stop working when on battery or wireless just stopping. Coincidently pretty much the same issues which made me...

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Ditched it – for better or/and worse

I finally ditched Linux for good and have been running on Vista Ultimate for the last 6 months. No matter what you say, as free and versatile Linux might be (regardless of the flavour – tried Ubuntu, Suse, Fedora and...

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Trip to the US, Novell in Salt Lake City

We travelled as part of a “Linux-fact-finding-mission” from Johannesburg to Austin, Atlanta, Salt Lake City, Boston and New York City. The first 3 days where spent at IBM in the labs and did not really excite us much. Thereafter we...