Posts Under ‘Hardware’ Category

Friday Fix: Fix dll issue with Vagrant on Nvidia hardware

I discovered Vagrant earlier this week and have become immediately smitten. As I bounce around from my PC to my laptop to my work laptop, I have a lot of dev environments to manage. Vagrant manages all of that business for me now! The TL;DR of this post is that you need to be sure… Continue Reading →

Raspberry Pi and XBMC: A wasted opportunity

I bought a Raspberry Pi for myself this Fall in order to play around with the minicomputer that is so popular these days as an opportunity to teach myself a little more about Linux, hardware, and networking. I read many many posts about lots of individuals running the Pi as a media server for their… Continue Reading →

Friday Fix: Windows Search Indexer

My laptop has been crawling lately, and not just because Box is running the background. Some damn “Windows Search Indexer” service is chewing up half my CPU cycles. My laptop is crippled enough, here’s how I fixed this errant ‘Windows Search Indexer’ service in Windows 8. First, bring up the right sidebar, and click on the Search button…. Continue Reading →

Thank you newegg!

My laptop is back up and running thanks to my new AC adapter from newegg.com. I was operating under the delusion that I needed an OEM adapter for my laptop. Dell thinks that $56 is a fair price for the adapter I need. However, being the cheapskate wise consumer that I am, right before I… Continue Reading →

Switching gears

I started a new job this week. It is with a startup company here in Greenville, SC called Green Cloud Technologies. I am super-excited to be here and away from that crap company Windstream! I’ve had a few changes in my career growth as a result of this job change. First, they didn’t have any… Continue Reading →

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