xUbuntu

I installed xUbuntu on my laptop and my 2950 server, added xrdp and it seems good to go.  One small annoyance is that the scroll wheel on the mouse does not work in the remote desktop.  After doing some research it appears that it was supposed to be corrected after...

Foray into Linux

It’s been a while since I used any Unix operating system. I’ve spent the last decade or so managing and writing code for Microsoft platforms. To the tune of about 1.5 million lines of code in the asp.net platform and about 150,000 lines of Sql Server stored...

Password Security Tip

How can we make passwords memorable AND uncrackable, it is password haystacking. You know the phrase it’s like trying to find a needle in a haystack; well the same method applies by hiding your password with a prefix and suffix pattern.  We know length is the most...

Draws and Shelf

I needed some storage next to my desk, so I decided to build a cabinet with draws and a couple of shelves. I picked up premade draws from LeeValley. for the draws and then decided to put a couple of shelves on the back half of the unit for additional storage....

Aircraft Emergency Kit

A continuation of the After the Crash presentation put on by the AOPA. This is my rendition of what should be included in your Aircraft Emergency Kit. www.richardsiena.com Links mentioned in the video. • https://www.adventuremedicalkits.com/ •...