Free Linux Antivirus from RPM Repository

Computer viruses are the bane of most system administrator’s¬†existence and an unavoidable facet of modern online life. Most Linux systems however do not have an antivirus included in their repositories. There are a few reasons why, including the relatively...

World of Warcraft Macros – Fishing

One of the nice features of World of Warcraft is the ability to create custom macros to simplify common tasks in the game. I have a nice little on that you can place on a button for fishing. What it does: If you do not have a fishing rod equipped, clicking the button...

Installing Windows 7

Microsoft has released Windows 7 RC 1 into the wild that is the Internet. Until August 20th of 2009 (basically this is the last week) you can sign up for a license key and a link to download the disk image in iso format. This version will work until June 2010 at which...

Painless Web 2.0 with jQuery

Allow me introduce you to my new favorite web tool: jQuery. jQuery is a handy java script that allows you to add AJAX functionality to your website without too much fuss at all. After placing the jquery.js (obtained from jQuery.com) file in your website’s path...

Missing Safely Remove Hardware in System Tray

So, I plug my USB flash drive into my computer and load some data to take with me. I look down to the bottom right of my screen and … where’s the icon gone? I look through the menus and control panels and cannot find an entry for it. Next step, I check to...

XP Goes To The Dark Side

In case you weren’t aware – there’s a free download from Microsoft that allows you to change your interface to a snazzy dark grey theme. You can download it at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=75078. The screenshot I’ve included shows the...