Mozy is a FREE automatic remote backup program. You install the program on your machine, and you backup files to a remote server at their location. The signup took less than two minutes to complete and the application is very light and quick to download and install. After installing the program, log into the application… Continue reading Mozy.com Free Remote Backup.. it rocks!
Just recently, I assisted a good friend of mine with a harddrive failure. He had two drives in his machine hda and hdb. hda was his primary drive, and hdb was a file storage drive. Unfortunately, hda was dying, so we needed to swap it out. This can be tricky, so after completing this, I… Continue reading Replace primary drive how-to
Due to the Eolas/Microsoft patent problem, object tags (including Flash objects) will show a grey border around it, with a message to click to ‘activate’ this. This is a super annoying problem and has been addressed in multiple ways. I wanted to discuss one of the options/methods that works well for me. First here is… Continue reading How-to embed Flash using SWFObject.js
Today there was a need to be able to view my linux desktop (Gentoo + fluxbox) remotely. I also wanted to connect to the existing X session, and not create a new X session. I looked at vnc and tightvnc, but documentation was stating that either would be able to connect to an existing session.… Continue reading Use x11vnc to connect to existing X session