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it"s moving along

Posted Today at 11:20 PM by pierre2

well - the 'net finally is, anyway.

the 'phone company finally has upgraded it's tower from 3g up to HSPA+
which is just 3.5g in reality. ..

initially it was just as bad, as before, but they seemed to have also changed
the upstream as well. so now it's working somewhat better
- that is it doesn't freeze / time out as much.

the probability of 4g is still some years away,
as that is still only available in the major urban areas....
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How to configure SNMPv3 on ubuntu 14.04 server

Posted 09-29-2014 at 03:44 AM by sridhar11

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) is an "Internet-standard protocol for managing devices on IP networks". Devices that typically support SNMP include routers, switches, servers, workstations, printers, modem racks and more.It is used mostly in network management systems to monitor network-attached devices for conditions that warrant administrative attention. SNMP is a component of the Internet Protocol Suite as defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It consists...
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Chromium display anomaly under Ubuntu 14.04 Gnome

Posted 09-28-2014 at 07:05 PM by flshope

I encountered a display anomaly with Chromium 37 while running with desktop Gnome (Metacity) under Ubuntu 14.04. Whenever I start Chromium, it is displayed in all workspaces rather than in just the one where it was started. Sweeping the cursor over one of the workspaces where it should not be showing causes little blocks of the desktop to show through wherever an icon is located. Clicking the mouse opens an application if an icon lies beneath the cursor, leaving part of the screen showing Chromium...
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It's fixed? Prove it.

Posted 09-26-2014 at 03:53 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)

One of my favorite "war stories" from the data center involved a small company I worked for many years ago. We had a cabinet-size UPS come up for maintenance, and as it was an aging unit my boss asked the tech to perform a thorough inspection and perform any maintenance that appeared to be required. Once complete, my boss asked him to perform a functional test. The tech agreed, but mentioned it would cost the company extra. My boss agreed to the terms and the tech wandered off to the...
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Install Munin (Monitoring Tool) on Ubuntu 14.04 server

Posted 09-24-2014 at 08:39 AM by sridhar11

Munin the monitoring tool surveys all your computers and remembers what it saw. It presents all the
information in graphs through a web interface. Its emphasis is on plug and play capabilities. After
completing a installation a high number of monitoring plugins will be playing with no more effort.

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