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HACKED!

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Yep, johndearmond.com got hacked about 3 weeks ago.  Very slick hack that didn’t alter the operation of this blog while it tried to inject bad stuff into the reader’s machine.  The very fine folks at my host, dreamhost.com found the malicious code during one of their periodic security scans and informed me about it.  They […]

Posted by neonjohn on August 4th, 2013 under Computing, Hints and Tips, Internet | Comment now »

The Linux Chronicles – WD MyBook NAS Storage

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With just a little over a TB of storage on-hand, things were getting kinda tight (who’da thunk that 5 years ago?) so I decided to buy some storage. To reduce the number of connections to my computer, this time I wanted Network Atached Storage. NAS is really a small computer and drive combo in a […]

Posted by neonjohn on December 22nd, 2009 under Computing | 1 Comment »

The Linux Chronicles – One Year Anniversary

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Can’t believe how long it’s been since I’ve posted. I’ve been very busy on my induction heater project plus I’ve had the mother of all writer’s block. Plus, Ubuntu has simply worked so I haven’t had much to write about. Anyway…. I’m approaching my one year anniversary of my conversion to Linux after (mostly) giving […]

Posted by neonjohn on December 22nd, 2009 under Computing | Comment now »

The Linux Chronicles – Making Backups

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This post is about backing up. More specifically, backing up in a way that is usable. That is, that precludes your having to do a full re-install if something happens to your disk. In the linux world there are two kinds of backups: File oriented Partition oriented File oriented backup simply means that you copy […]

Posted by neonjohn on March 2nd, 2009 under Computing | 2 Comments »





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