Saturday, June 28, 2008

Western Digital Passport: An Excellent Option for Backing Up Your Data to an External Hard Drive « My Tech Talk: "Limitations of the WD Sync software: The software only SYNCS data. If you backup a folder from your hard drive to the Passport device, this doesn’t mean that you can then delete that folder from your hard drive. Why? The next time you sync the WD Sync software will remove that folder from the Passport device. It considers your hard drive the “master copy” of the data." & What See I?: May 2008: "Converting FAT32 to NTFS Without Formatting" & Syncing Hard drives - Pro DJ Forums: "If the encryption could be disabled, WD Sync would be perfect, but SyncToy does what I need it to."

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Nerd Vittles » The Asterisk Orgasmatron: A $199 Turnkey PBX Install in Under 15 Minutes: Part I & Part II
Nerd Vittles » Asterisk Hell: A Minefield Navigation Guide for Newbies: "a serious look at Asterisk through the eyes of a typical new user today. Our objective is to turn newly built Asterisk servers into stellar performers, IP telephony systems that work reliably without the quirks that are all too familiar to those of us who have tiptoed through the minefield for many years. Whether you've chosen to run PBX in a Flash, or a trixbox system, or Elastix, or rolled your own Asterisk system, that's the least of your problems"

Monday, June 09, 2008

Solr: An Alternative to Drupal Search, Now with Group Filtering | Development Seed: "There is a module - apachesolr - that's being actively developed that presently supports using Solr for searching Drupal sites. However, because Solr's search is independent of the usual SQL queries used by Drupal - and immune to the performance ramifications therein - the module doesn't currently support the node access permissions system, and therefore returns blurbs of what could be restricted content"
Google Directory - Computers: Security: Internet: Privacy: Anonymized Access & Onion Routing and Online Anonymity (PDF) & Tor: anonymity online & HOWTO Anonymity with Tor and Privoxy - Gentoo Linux Wiki