Ubuntu Wallpaper

I took a picture last year that just seemed like it would fit well for an Ubuntu 16.04 wallpaper. My (now) wife made friends with a squirrel in Military Park, across from the Indiana State Museum. If you would like to download a full sized version, I have several links below. I still retain copyright on these images. You are …

Review: Bone Dry Roofing

I just bought a house. Awww, thanks for the congratulations. Anyway, while I would describe the home as “move in ready”, there are a fair number of things that need to be updated or fixed. The crawl space had mold and the sellers remediated that, but the cold air return is pulling from said crawl space (so of course that …

The Death and Resurrection of Jimmy the Drone (Part 1 of 2)

This is the tale of Jimmy the Drone; Mr. UAV to you. He started life as any other drone does, made in some sweatshop overseas so that his future owners could save $20 that they’d never miss anyways. I first met Jimmy when he arrived at my place of business. I had him shipped there because I was too impatient …

Cisco ASA Time-of-Day Service Policies

The company I work for (Acme Networking) does “realtime” data transfers of their production servers to an off-site disaster recovery facility. This lets them bring up a near current copy of our servers in a disaster recovery scenario at an off-site location. However, this generates a great deal of traffic, typically crushing our Internet pipe. Our disaster recovery site receives …