Workgroup Printer TCO research project

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Apr 052013
 

Q4’2012 and Q1’2013 have been hectic with the completion of the imlememtation of VoIP and the kickoff of a Server room remodel. As the later project approaches completion a backlogged project has made it to the top of the queue: finding several decent multifunction workgroup printers. Requirements boil down to cost, cost of consumables, digital […]

The QuadShot

 Posted by at 10:06 am  Ethical Hacking  Comments Off on The QuadShot
Sep 102011
 

I heard about (on the the HAK5 podcast) a trick new platform for aerial autonomy called the quadshot, from a group of developers out of Santa Cruz, CA. It has four propellers and takes off vertically, but uses a mono wing design, so flying under a pitch-yaw-roll scenario is second nature. I even contributed to […]

HP Pavillion m9000t will not power on after moving

 Posted by at 7:20 pm  Hardware & Facilities  Comments Off on HP Pavillion m9000t will not power on after moving
Aug 202011
 

I found a job in a different part of the state, a really good job, I call it a dream job, but that is another story. To do the job I moved, powered off the HP Pavilion (model m9000t) and then went to set it up at the new home, and nothing! No fan pulses […]

OmniPlan for Mac–Setting a tasks’s default effort

 Posted by at 4:18 pm  Applications, Mac Applications, OmniPlan  Comments Off on OmniPlan for Mac–Setting a tasks’s default effort
Jan 022011
 
OmniPlan for Mac--Setting a tasks's default effort

OmniPlan version 1.7 (for Mac) by the OmniGroup, is an aesthetically pleasing application for project management, with an ardent base of dedicated users. Recently I had the inclination to evaluate OmniPlan for my purposes, and I stumbled upon something that I couldn’t find in the help information. As soon as I installed OmniPlan and started […]

Mozilla Labs: Open Web Apps Ecosystem

 Posted by at 2:53 pm  Applications, Development, HTML & XHTML, News, Newsflash  Comments Off on Mozilla Labs: Open Web Apps Ecosystem
Dec 312010
 

Mozilla Labs is underwriting an effort to create a new paradigm for web applications that can be installed on a mobile or local device, and run in any browser. It seems to be a prototype of an App Store for everyone. Like iTunes gives my iPhone an App Store, the Open Web App concept hopes […]

WireShark 1.2.9 install on Mac OS X 10.6.4

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Jul 252010
 

I wanted to install WireShark on my MacBookPro but found that simply following the instructions simply did not work completely, but I dd manage to work through the issues.Following the instructions installed the app but I could not see any interfaces, and as it turns out it is a permissions issue. The ‘dmg’ file downloads […]

Edit the Joomla Logo

 Posted by at 6:06 am  Coding & Scripting, CSS & CSS3  Comments Off on Edit the Joomla Logo
Jun 202010
 

Change the default Joomla logo by editing the template CSS file for the theme being used. Check-out the Joomla online documentation for a concise explanation. �

ASDM 6.x conflicts with JRE 1.6.11+

 Posted by at 11:43 pm  Network Administration, Network Research  Comments Off on ASDM 6.x conflicts with JRE 1.6.11+
Jun 072010
 

Working with an under powered ASA 5520 with merely 256MB of RAM whose IOS and ASDM image have not been updated since delivery from the factory, there is a conflict between the ASDM and the Java Runtime Environment (JRE). Sometimes you can back level the version of JRE on the workstation (on Windows clients for […]

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Perl Special Variables (some)

 Posted by at 2:52 pm  Coding & Scripting, Perl  Comments Off on Perl Special Variables (some)
May 032010
 

# a few of the most common special variables # $_ default input # $.  line numbers # $1, $2, $3, etc. Pattern results # $! System error number or string # $@ eval() error # $$  Process ID (PID) # $0  Program name # @_  List of arguments for subroutine # @ARGV  List of […]

Use Perl to display a file with line numbers

 Posted by at 2:45 pm  Coding & Scripting, Perl  Comments Off on Use Perl to display a file with line numbers
May 032010
 

I’m not sure how a Perl code snippet will react in a CMS posting so I’ve commented it out; if you have use for this simple script remove the “#” comment characters.  The code could be named anything, I call it readme.pl and it is run from the command prompt as ‘perl readme.pl filename‘. The […]