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bio website pointsix.com
location Lexington, KY
age 44
visits member for 3 years, 1 month
seen Nov 18 at 14:21

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
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
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.
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.
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
22
comment Facebook Scrabble and flash
Yes, YouTube worked fine.
Mar
7
comment How do I fix up my partitions
This is what finally did it. I had to re-install windows after Ubuntu, though, which is strange, but everything seems to be working properly. Thanks for the help.
Mar
7
comment Add windows to my boot menu
Generating grub.cfg ... Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.0.0-16-generic Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.0.0-16-generic Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.0.0-15-generic Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.0.0-15-generic Found linux image: /boot/vmlinuz-3.0.0-12-generic Found initrd image: /boot/initrd.img-3.0.0-12-generic Found memtest86+ image: /boot/memtest86+.bin Found Windows Recovery Environment (loader) on /dev/sda1 Found Windows 7 (loader) on /dev/sda2 done It once again missed windows on /dev/sda3
Mar
1
comment Command line backup of my DVD
Thanks, @Frxstrem
Feb
29
comment Command line backup of my DVD
Thanks for the info @ScottSeverance. good catch!