OpenStreetMap.org Free as in Speach Street Maps

Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 12:03 pmOpenStreetMap is a project aimed squarely at creating and providing free geographic data such as street maps to anyone who wants them. The project was started because most maps you think of as free actually have legal or technical restrictions on their use, holding back people from […]

Twitter for status updates

Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 01:05 amI like the idea of Twitter as a micro-blogging tool. What is Twitter? Twitter is for staying in touch and keeping up with friends no matter where you are or what you?re doing. For some friends you might want instant mobile updates?for others, you can just check […]

Last.FM widget test

Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 12:50 amI?m experimenting with what this blog means to me. You can?t see it, but the tag line isTechnology, Travel, eBay, Airline seating, Social Networking ? a life online, but I sometimes struggle to differentiate it from my other blogs, forums and online writing. This is the closest […]

Determining PCI Vendor ID and Device ID

Last updated on July 4th, 2015 at 12:17 amIn working with LTSP and K12LTSP I use some old hardware as dumb terminals. Some of this old gear presents problems in determining the correct NIC driver or graphics driver to use. If the old machine still has windows on it I use Craig?s PCI Programs to […]

Mac OS X Keyboard navigation

Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 10:45 pmFor those switching from Windows to a Mac go and read the excellent HOWTO Switch To The Mac article from Tao of Mac If you?re keyboard-oriented, go into System Preferences | Keyboard and Mouse | Keyboard Preferences and Turn on full keyboard access. Now you can deal […]

Installing Etherboot on a Hard Disk Drive

Last updated on July 3rd, 2015 at 10:29 pmMy Linux Terminal Server Project is going well, however one of the painful support problems in branches is people removing the Rom-O-Matic boot CD?s we use to boot old PC?s on the terminal server. A lot of the old PC?s have hard drives and staff tinker with […]

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