Archive for the ‘Computers’ Category

Newbie guide to engineering tools

Posted: July 30, 2013 in Computers

At the moment I am teaching myself engineering. For reasons outside my control, I can’t go to school and be formally trained, but that doesn’t bother me. I learned how to program with a copy of “Teach yourself Visual Basic 6 in 24 Hours” and made a good 15 year career out of it.  I […]

Creating a bootable USB drive

Posted: July 5, 2012 in Computers

Since I work with Linux and some cutting edge stuff, several times a year I have to build or rebuild a server.  Yesterday I was putting the finishing touches on the hardware for a 36TB media server i’ve been building lately and needed to put Ubuntu on it to bring everything to life.  Well, my […]