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FreeCode is gone…

Well, all free things must come to an end, either by them making money or by them stopping. As of June 18, 2014, is no longer accepting any submissions. Sigh, I had a wonderful time posting my open source … Continue reading

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Amanda backup on a Backblaze Storage Pod

Yup, sometimes something is better than nothing. We have all been there before in IT. You have no backup server. You have no budget to buy a “real” backup server. You have been told a million times hard drives are … Continue reading

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Backblaze pod, somebody set us up the RAID

Just for fun, here are some short notes on setting up the old backblaze pod. This backblaze pod is the older chassis, but with the new SuperMicro X9SCL-F motherboard, Intel i3-2120 and 16GB of ram. It is using the older … Continue reading

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Jolla, how long do we have to wait?

Jolla, the Sailfish OS Finnish phone company has put 4G on the Jolla. I have rarely lusted after some hardware as of late, but the software is making me lust after this phone. It is a different OS, can run … Continue reading

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ComputerThoughts goes live

This is a site dedicated to things I see on my IT journeys. I post solutions, problems, interesting items and general computer thoughts. Example, today I had to take apart our second¬†backblaze pod.¬† The place I work at purchased two … Continue reading

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