It's been hard to configure for years -
1. It's hard to back up.
I fell for marketing and advertising, again. I bought one of those stupid antennas with the little dial knob on it. What's really stupid is that I already had one similar to it, and it sucked.
I just blew two hours figuring out that a GLib GHashTable is not a descendent of GObject. Duh!
Had "one way audio", where I could speak, but could not hear.
One NAT to the internet:
It's been so long since I've done any C programming that I feel "Like A Virgin" in C, touched for the very first time.
I had a pretty good experience getting a Canon WiFi photo printer installed via WS Printing, the feature in Windows that allows printer sharing without a Windows computer sharing the printer.
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We've got a bunch of iPhones and one iPad user in the office, and they've wanted to print a few times. It seemed useful, so I read up about AirPrint, and we set up CUPS to serve AirPrint and send output to some HP printers (this is via a Linux server). The whole setup was too complex, so I wanted to get an office printer that supported AirPrint. It turned out that support for AirPrint sucks.
A party trying to send me an email via gmail got this error:
From: Mail Delivery Subsystem Date: Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 12:50 PM
I've been reading about the War on Terror and the potentially pernicious effects of Islam on western civilization and America, and have come to agree that we must purge our culture of this foreign inf
When people go to buy computers or other electronics, they end up encountering some Asian brands that are unfamiliar.
If you have reached this page through a search engine, and are interested in IT organizations, please check out Bright Future Jobs. Their URL is http://brightfuturejobs.org/
This is a short list of links to groups that organize or try to organize programmer labor unions and other computer-based worker unions, as well as lobby organizations. This document is undergoing constant revision.
I just found out about CyberUnions a podcast and community about FOSS and labor.
What I learned today....
Back when there were only two types of printers, parallel and serial, it was a lot easier. But even then, there was this annoying issue of incompatible interfaces. Today, the three dominant interfaces are ethernet, wifi, and usb, which takes over the role played by parallel cord interfaces.