Converting Windows Server 2008 R2 to a Workstation OS

Post by Maxime Rousseau

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In a previous post, I already told you how you can get a free, fully legit copy of Windows Server 2008 R2 directly from Microsoft if you are a student in pretty much any renown college or university. However, I understand that it is not exactly practical for anybody to…

The Runner's Best Friend

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Any iPhone owner's worst nightmare is forgetting his/her phone at home. It's really amazing how that damned device manages to affirm itself as a necessity for everyday life, and how people freak out when they somehow forget it. I know for a fact that ever since I got mine…

How to: Unify Libraries Across Many Installations of iTunes

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About may of last year, I built a server for myself, in hopes of centralizing all the storage drives of my house to one constantly on box and simplifying access to files across the four computers on my network. And sure enough, a couple of hours and hundred dollars later…

Raid in Linux: Easier than it Looks

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Disk redundancy is something that I've been wanting in my home server for quite a while now, and since I now make¬†(relatively)¬†huge paychecks for working somewhere else than McDonalds, I thought that with the traditional HDD's prices plumetting because of the increasinly competitive SSD segment taking over, it…

Open Source: The Next Business Model

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Here is a little something I wrote for English class. I personally think that this article only recapitulates what everybody knows about open source, but hey, why not share it with the internetz? Enjoy From the very start of the emergence of computing, hundreds, thousands, maybe hundreds of thousands of…