So I had a bunch of resources on the old site regarding The Battle for Middle Earth. Perhaps the greatest RPG ever… certainly the best LOTR RPG ever. 😉

Going over the old stuff, it was mostly dealing with Daemon Tools, .iso’s and such… the wayback machine has a good capture of that info […]

Projects | Robert Oostenveld’s blog

Last time I was here (in 2016), Robert was working with temperature sensors and such… He has really stepped up his game!

Source: Projects | Robert Oostenveld’s blog

Remote Desktop Connection Manager

Source: Remote Desktop Connection Manager – Windows Sysinternals | Microsoft Learn

Last link was to a dead page on MS’s site. This time I’ll grab the page (and the file, let me know if you need it).

RDCMan manages multiple remote desktop connections. It is useful for managing server labs where you need regular access […]

Hosting your own email server

I’ve been thinking about providing internal email to all of my erp system users.

Running this task on our Intranet site seems a no-brainer, however there are options:




SQL to identify the Informix users involved in sessions with lock contention

Source: SQL to identify the users involved in sessions with lock contention


This article provides sample SQL that can be used to diagnose users involved in lock contention issues.

Resolving The Problem

Q. How can I identify the users causing lock contention problems?

A. In a multi-user Informix® Dynamic Server (IDS) […]

TimeStretch Audio Player

Online Audio Tool

Source: TimeStretch Audio Player – 29a.ch

Swaks – Swiss Army Knife for SMTP

A great tool for the email administrator in all of us.

Source: Swaks – Swiss Army Knife for SMTP

petrockblock.com – New Fun Stuff for Technics Enthusiasts

This site was dug from Brainless’s ashes and it’s not only still up and running, but still has great stuff!

Source: petrockblock.com – New Fun Stuff for Technics Enthusiasts

Chinese Harvard student decides ‘not to learn English anymore’

Seriously, why the fsck would anyone care?! Maybe you should learn the language of the land you are visiting, or not be pissed that you have trouble communicating.

Regardless, in this case, a possible solution may be for the person to go the fsck home where everyone speaks her language and she won’t feel isolated.


Five Ways to Run a Program On Your Raspberry Pi At Startup

Run a Program On Your Raspberry Pi At Startup

In this tutorial we show you five ways you can run a program on your Raspberry Pi at startup. The five methods that are available to run a program at boot are:

rc.local .bashrc init.d tab systemd crontab Sample Program

You can use any program […]