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Archive for January, 2012

Using the Kace K1000 VNC Button With Chrome And Firefox

Dell’s Kace K1000 appliance is a neat little device but it is not yet complete as a product. If you have a managed machine inside the K1000, you will see a small icon that opens your UltraVNC viewer and connects to that computer for remote management. Very handy! Unfortunately, it only works in IE. Bad, […]

Change Your Skype Mood Text In Linux With Python

I thought it would be neat to change my Skype mood text based on what I was watching on my WDTV. I have a WDTV Live Plus modded with WDLXTV (version 0.5.1.1 based on 1.05.04) that displays what I am watching on a web dashboard. To accomplish this, it is as simple as scraping the […]

I used to do Alchemy in Skyrim manually…

Then I made a calculator! I didn’t care for any of the other alchemy calculators that were available so I made my own. I wanted something that would show me the most profitable path for the ingredients I owned. I also added a way to save your inventory for later use. You can try it […]

Small, Powerful, Low Power Consumption NAS

For as long as I have been into technology, my downloads, virtual machines, backups, testing platforms, and general storage have all been scattered about several devices. My newest solution is running my large downloads on a modded WDTV to preserve power and keep them centralized. This has become cumbersome as the files have gotten larger and as […]