Blackberry Storm Themes

I was hunting around yesterday to find some themes for my Blackberry Storm. When I first got it, there was one theme to choose from, but now there's a whole bunch of them, so I figured I'd note them here so I don't have to look for them again when …

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Proxy.pac woes

I'm hoping some benevolent reader out there can give me a hand here as I'm banging my head against the wall with this. The scenario is this:

I have one system that can access a private school network and do not want to setup the same vpn connection on other …

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com.apple.dashboard.advisory.fetch.plist

An annoying and very CPU intensive service called dashboardadvisoryd keeps eating at my CPU on my workstation. This thing has been around for a while but it only spikes every once in a while (probably when trying to connect to Apple's servers for the Dashboard Advisory stuff but I have …

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Use encrypted filesystems with Linux Logical Volume Manager

This week's TechMail is Use encrypted filesystems with Linux Logical Volume Manager which discusses how to setup LVM with encryption right at install-time. I'm finding for myself that having information, particularly on laptops, encrypted is becoming increasingly important to me. The nice thing with LVM and having the entire drive …

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