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Entries for November, 2009

Planning game room

I’ve been wanting to turn my spare bedroom into a gaming room, so I took all the proper measurements and came up with a few layouts. My favorite is #3. Note that the fridge is in the closet, and Id probably remove the door.

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Google Calendar Syncing

Today I was setting up my netbook as a community computer in my kitchen, and was thinking what I would be using it for. One of those things would be to check and update my calendar. So, I decided to use Google Calendar and was happy to see that all the sites I keep events/calendars [...]

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Basic Algebra

Had this discussion with my girlfriend Kathleen tonight, and thought others may enjoy the humor in it.
(03:39:12 PM) Kathleen: i’m bored ;_;
(03:39:29 PM) Nathan: 2.25 more hours
(03:39:38 PM) Kathleen: :/
(03:39:40 PM) Kathleen: yeah
(03:39:44 PM) Nathan: 2.33 sorry
(03:39:49 PM) Kathleen: no
(03:39:57 PM) Kathleen: 2.20
(03:40:04 PM) Nathan: fuck damit
(03:40:05 PM) Kathleen: oh
(03:40:05 PM) Kathleen: fuck
(03:40:06 PM) Nathan: [...]

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Roaming DNS

Recently I was setting up my home desktop ubuntu box to allow remote ssh connections. I got it all working, except ran into a problem when trying to access it from outside my local network. My ISP uses dynamic IP addresses. I have no way of knowing when my IP changes, and even when it [...]

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Community Photostream to digital picture frames

After I upgraded my desktop and netbook with ubuntu 9.10, I started playing with their new Ubuntu One service. It allows you to share files across multiple computers over the internet, with automatic syncing. So, I created a folder called slideshow and shared it. I can now add photos to this slideshow from any computer [...]

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