Holiday Season Means Free Tech Support for The Relatives

Holiday time usually means a great deal of Tech Support for family and friends as well as colleagues at work.  So for my favorite work Tech Support person and in order to keep it straight myself, I have some ideas organized from my background as well as others around the internet. Malwarebytes (MBAM) One author’s…… Continue reading Holiday Season Means Free Tech Support for The Relatives

Introducing Google Public DNS: A new DNS resolver from Google

Introducing Google Public DNS: A new DNS resolver from Google Thursday, December 03, 2009 Today, as part of our efforts to make the web faster, we are announcing Google Public DNS, a new experimental public DNS resolver. The DNS protocol is an important part of the web’s infrastructure, serving as the Internet’s “phone book”. Every…… Continue reading Introducing Google Public DNS: A new DNS resolver from Google

Getting Your Wireless Network Up to Speed

The NY Times discusses the issues, solutions, and equipment in the area of wirless home networking.  If you didn’t know that powerline networking is working on Gigabit speeds or where you might wish to deploy it check out the full article at http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/13/technology/personaltech/13basics.html. A reminder that for so many of the current uses, a wired…… Continue reading Getting Your Wireless Network Up to Speed

Essential Plugins Every Modern WordPress Site Should Use

I was reading an article from FreelanceFolder.com that started me thinking about which Plugins I used to support any of the standard WordPress blogs I either write or maintain. I use the following list and want to acknowledge FreelanceFolder for nudging me into using two new ones as well. These are my bare minimum “can’t…… Continue reading Essential Plugins Every Modern WordPress Site Should Use

Advanced SSH configuration and tunneling: We don’t need no stinking VPN software

Advanced SSH configuration and tunneling: We don’t need no stinking VPN software by Noah Gift In a recent Red Hat Magazine article, Paul Frields gave some examples of how SSH port forwarding can be used to remotely gain access to resources, or ports, from a remote location. This article will show a pragmatic implementation of…… Continue reading Advanced SSH configuration and tunneling: We don’t need no stinking VPN software