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Archive for December, 2012

End of the World…

by @ Thursday, December 20th, 2012. Filed under general

So tomorrow is supposed to be the end of the world… So I encourage you to hit the tip jar in the corner and donate your entire or most of your life savings or perhaps even $12.21, $1,221, or $12,212,012. If that last one, I will give you free support on all joeware tools for […]

Perl, the first 25 years…

by @ Wednesday, December 19th, 2012. Filed under general

In the Beginning… The beginnings are rather simple, and maybe a little mundane; Larry Wall (Tim Toady) released version 1.0 to the newsgroup comp.sources.misc on the 18th December 1987 while working as a programmer at Unisys. Perl was intended, we believe, to be a Unix scripting language to make report processing easier borrowing from sh, […]

Samba does Active Directory now… Whoah. Part Deux

by @ Tuesday, December 18th, 2012. Filed under tech

So I previously pointed out an article talking about AD Support in Samba 4.0. Upon further reading around on the Samba Wiki, white papers, and release notes etc, the article appears to be a little over generous on the functionality. One thing specifically that I was shocked to read is this In addition, the […]

Google Maps Available for i* devices again!

by @ Thursday, December 13th, 2012. Filed under general Rating 4.00 out of 5

Samba does Active Directory now… Whoah.

by @ Thursday, December 13th, 2012. Filed under tech

I had no idea they were still working on this… Could be interesting. Test well before putting these into production…. Rating 4.50 out of 5


by @ Wednesday, December 12th, 2012. Filed under tech

So I am starting to poke around and sort out how I want to rebuild my test lab setup as I have been ramping back up on using it and finding it is a little anemic occasionally. Currently I am running off of SuperFastVirtualMofo which is an Intel Quad box I built back in the […]

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