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  • 05/05/2011 (12:55 am)

    Installing 64bit Flash in Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal)

    Filed under: Uncategorized ::

    After upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04 I ran in to an issue where flash video on many sites would play with white squares flashing over top of it.  I eventually discovered that the following resolved the issue for me… »

    04/30/2011 (2:06 pm)

    Fixing Emerald in Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Kubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal)

    Filed under: Linux ::

    Like me, you are probably an emerald user who upgraded to Ubuntu/Xubuntu/Kubuntu 11.04 (Natty Narwhal) only to find out that emerald crashes (segfaults) every time you try to start it. »

    02/09/2011 (8:11 pm)

    My thoughts on usage based billing

    Filed under: News ::

    As most already know, the CRTC recently attempted to make usage based billing (aka UBB) mandatory for all ISPs in Canada.  Due to public outcry the CRTC was forced to go back to the drawing board, but it isn’t over yet.  If you live in Canada and have not yet done so, sign the petition at

    Now for my thoughts… »

    10/06/2009 (8:02 pm)

    Save Phace Lazarus Paintball Mask

    Filed under: Paintball ::

    Well, since I’m starting to get in to paintball I will be doing reviews on products which I purchase and posting them here.

    This is my first review regarding paintball.  It is a review of my Save Phace Lazarus paintball mask. »

    08/21/2009 (2:31 pm)

    Adding DataPoints to Performance Reports in Zenoss

    Filed under: Zenoss ::

    If you navigate to Reports -> Performance Reports and run the CPU Utilization report, or Memory Utilization report (for example), you may notice that there is limited/no data for devices which you have developed custom templates for.

    You can modify report plugins to use datapoints from your templates. »

    08/07/2009 (1:45 pm)

    How To: Convert Video for PS3 With Avidemux

    Filed under: Linux,PS3,Video,Windows ::

    This guide explains how to convert video so that it can be played on PS3 using Avidemux.  I had a bunch of videos (documentaries) that were in xvid (.avi) format.  When I would play them on my PS3, some would play very choppy with distorted sound.  Others would play with no sound at all.  I managed to figure out a way to convert the videos so that they could be played on PS3. »

    05/11/2009 (8:20 pm)

    How To: Install Artwiz fonts in Ubuntu

    Filed under: Linux ::

    This is a guide for installing the artwiz fonts pack in Ubuntu Jaunty. »

    01/26/2009 (2:48 pm)

    How To: Install Cisco Mibs in Zenoss

    Filed under: Zenoss ::

    Note: these are now available as a Zenpack at

    This guide provides step by step instructions for installing all Cisco Mibs in to Zenoss.  This method was derived from hours of research and testing.  I have attempted to explain the necessity of each step as best I can.  Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions about any of the steps in this process. »

    04/20/2008 (10:13 am)

    How To: Fix OpenOffice having no window border

    Filed under: Linux ::

    This is a simple guide which explains how to fix the issues where no window border is displayed for OpenOffice applications. I’m not sure what causes this issue but it appears to be related to Beryl, and Compiz-Fusion in some way. »

    11/08/2007 (7:10 pm)

    How To: Install Beatphone 0.2.6 with AppTapp

    Filed under: iPhone ::

    If you are like me and are frustrated at the fact that the latest version of Beatphone available by default in the AppTapp installer is 0.2.4 then you can follow these simple steps to install 0.2.6 via AppTapp… »

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