This is a scratchpad for noting some disk transfer speeds. There are so many potential configurations, and possible bottlenecks...
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:
There are a bunch of different ways to do this, but this is the simplest in my experience.
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.
This is a short tutorial about using ctags (or exuberant ctags) to work with the vim editor to give you a great code browser.
mini_snmpd is a GPL snmpd by Robert Ernst. http://members.aon.at/linuxfreak/linux/mini_snmpd.html.
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.
This article is now obsolete. See comments.
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
A subform we were entering data into stopped working. One day it was working, the next, it was not. The problem turned out to be the datasource; the underlying query started with "select distinct".
The specific computer probably doesn't matter, but it's listed there for deniability. The basic idea is to load up the service packs, and then do the online updates. This ends up saving a lot of time, so your computer can be ready in a day.
(This article is good, but somewhat obsolete. I'm now doing something slightly different.)
This mini project took a USB hard drive, made it bootable, and then used it as a disk cloning network. It's worked very well.