The Usefulness of a Home Server

Posted on Sat 28 January 2023 in Tech • Tagged with home server, windows, linux, mac, file sharing, utilities

One tool I’ve found extremely useful is my “home server”. It’s actually my gaming rig at the moment, though I want to change an old desktop into a proper standalone server for the various uses it can have.

One of the reasons I have it around is file …


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Keyboards and the JIS layout

Posted on Wed 28 December 2022 in Tech • Tagged with keyboards

So, I mentioned before that I use a MacBook Pro. It’s a US MBP with a US layout. But I also use a Magic Keyboard 1 and Magic Mouse 1 with it when I’m at my desk, and the keyboard isn’t US layout. It’s JIS layout …


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Why I left Linux for an EoL Mac OS X machine

Posted on Tue 27 December 2022 in Tech • Tagged with linux, mac os, windows, operating system, computers

I don’t hide the fact that my main work system is a MacBook Pro running Mac OS X Snow Leopard, an operating system that was released in 2009, and made end-of-life back in 2014. I’ve had people either poke at me for using such an outdated OS, some …


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