Linux… On a Memory Key?

Yes, you heard right, Linux fans. But it’s not as simple as all that. Today I’m going to be playing around with the new version of ACE management server from VMWare. As you probably know, they’re all for running normal operating systems in completely abnormal ways, and ACE lets us do even more abnormal things […]


X11 forwarding over SSH

Building a Linux server is a fairly simple affair. If you’re anything like me, you had some old hardware lying around which you shoved into a cheap case, stuck a copy of Debian/Ubuntu/Fedora/Whatever on it, and bob’s your uncle. But once it’s up and running, should you dedicate a monitor/keyboard/mouse to a computer you barely […]

Snow Leopard on Non-Apple Hardware

Building a hackintosh, an Apple computer which uses off-the-shelf hardware, can be a pretty daunting task. In the past I’ve struggled with confusing walk-throughs, been frustrated with shitty custom builds of OSX and generally thrown in the towel after about 4 hours of abject failure. But all that changed when I found this article. All […]