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bio website pointsix.com
location Lexington, KY
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seen Sep 11 at 18:21

Seasoned software architect working for engineering firm developing wireless sensors. A software guy in a hardware shop make it a strange fit sometimes. :)

Now, my project got canceled. Anyone need contract work? thom@heavyweightsoftware.com


Jun
17
revised How do I prevent an external monitor from shutting off when closing my laptop lid?
added 92 characters in body
Jun
17
comment How do I prevent an external monitor from shutting off when closing my laptop lid?
The few things on that page that applied to 12.04 seemed to make no difference.
Jun
17
awarded  Commentator
Jun
17
comment How can I tell Ubuntu to do nothing when I close my laptop lid?
Tried this and it made no difference.
Jun
17
comment How can I tell Ubuntu to do nothing when I close my laptop lid?
Yes, but this doesn't seem to work. I think it's a bug in 12.04.
Jun
17
asked How do I prevent an external monitor from shutting off when closing my laptop lid?
Apr
11
accepted Facebook Scrabble and flash
Apr
11
revised Can't get vnc to connect
Thought I was using x11vnc, but turned out tightvncserver.
Apr
10
comment Can't get vnc to connect
Yes, 2 is the default run level and it is starting X Windows on the box. But I'm not sure why VNC is not working.
Apr
9
asked Can't get vnc to connect
Apr
1
accepted How do I change the timezone to UTC?
Mar
31
answered How do I change the timezone to UTC?
Mar
30
comment How do I change the timezone to UTC?
I know how to change my timezone, but there doesn't appear to be a UTC setting.
Mar
30
comment How do I change the timezone to UTC?
Isn't that just my personal timezone? I'm trying to set the one for the server.
Mar
30
asked How do I change the timezone to UTC?
Mar
22
comment Facebook Scrabble and flash
Yes, YouTube worked fine.
Mar
22
answered Facebook Scrabble and flash
Mar
22
asked Facebook Scrabble and flash
Mar
12
awarded  Supporter
Mar
12
accepted back up my ubuntu partition for quick restore