VMWare Server + Xubuntu

Lately, I’ve been interested in the use of Virtual Machines, fueled in part by the free-ness of products such as VMWare Server and Virtual PC 2007. For a couple months I’ve been using Microsoft’s IE6Test virtual machine in Virtual PC 2004. I do a lot of freelance web development, and as such, I need to […]

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Java VNC over SSH

My dad has two computers in different parts of the state. He recently got this computer-controlled weather station (sorry, no link at this point) that records all sorts of information about the outdoor and indoor temperature. The station’s software has a “Remote Publishing” feature and e-mail reports, but he wanted the ability to actually see […]

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Windows console a la Quake

I read a comment on Slashdot yesterday and was intrigued by it. A poster (admittedly off-topic) was lamenting the lack of a really cool and functional drop-down console for Windows, similar to the tilde-enabled console for Quake. I too thought this was a really cool idea, I decided to investigate it myself. I was unable […]

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