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Red Green Show now on YouTube (Legally) in all it’s glory

Friend of mine sent me this: I listed out all the play lists for my dad for the red green show because youtube’s ui on the playlists is kinda funky, here it is, every episode by season play list. 91 … Continue reading

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Removing the redundant “google doodle” in Chrome

Sometime this fall Google pushed out a change that puts the google logo/search bar in the tabs home page. Clicking on the search bar in the middle of the page is just a dirty trick, it redirects you to the … Continue reading

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Setting up Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 in a workgroup

Setting up Windows Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 in a workgroup All of Microsoft’s server stuff is designed to work within an already existing Active Directory environment. Most home users don’t have an Active Directory server, unless you are running SAMBA … Continue reading

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Intel i217-V network drivers for Windows Server 2012 R2

Intel can eat a bag of dicks. Here is the driver you need to run Server 2012 on the i217-V chipset. For some reason they released the i217-V (desktop) and i217-LM (server) versions of their gigabit ethernet chip. They are … Continue reading

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DIY Bicycle Pannier – for $12 or less

Short how to on making your own pannier bags for a bicycle rack using hardware store parts and a bag. Continue reading

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TP-Link TL-WR1043ND DD-WRT No WAN fix

Fixing the TL-WR1043ND wireless router so that it works with DD-WRT firmware. Continue reading

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Spinning down USB drives in linux

Some of the┬ácommercial┬ásolutions like the “Passport” and “MyBook” USB drives have spin down logic built in to avoid excessive wear and tear. I recently came across a steal on newegg for a bare bones Intel D2500 (atom) based nettop, and … Continue reading

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Handbrake Copyright Protected DVD PC Fix

Handbrake, the easy one step DVD ripping program for PC/Mac/Linux, is giving you crap about a “this DVD may be copyright protected”? And the VLC fix obviously didn’t work, because you have a windows PC, not a mac. Well you … Continue reading

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