Debian is King / Ubuntu Ushmuntu

I've always been a fan of Ubuntu Server for my various services. I've been using it for years, and never really considered anything else, as I'm used to the Debian-like ecosystem. I ran a lot of virtual machines, all using a base Ubuntu image that I had customized. I ended…

XenServer / XCP-NG VM AutoStart

Newer versions of XenServer expect you to use vApps to handle virtual machines auto starting.  This may not be appropriate in some situations. You can still enable auto-power on via command line on the host, however this just batch starts all VMs at once. You might like a bit more…

Restart != Shutdown

It would appear that according to Windows 10, shutdown is no longer a similar concept to restart. I just installed some drivers for a new device. I get a Windows popup telling me I need to restart to complete configuring the device. If I try access the device control software,…

Change of iTune

I always maintained that I would never own an iPhone. Android all the way. I even tested the waters with a Windows phone, but that hit the trash heap after a while - the closed environment reinforced my belief that Android was the way to go, and the lack of…

Software moved to GitHub

I've moved my various projects to GitHub. They can be found via the link at the top of the page, or from these direct links: Moni8er Battlefield 4 MapList Generator Battlefield 3 MapList Generator BF Hardline MapList Generator…

In the beginning...

...there was blog. And it was good. Actually it wasn't. It was terrible, and it's still terrible, but it's mine. I've spent the past few days importing and converting all my old legacy posts for this new blog platform, ghost. It has been time consuming, but then I'm no stranger…

Ionic Framework with Angular, Cordova, etc.

I suck at titling things. I want clever titles, but sometimes you just have to go with the obvious. For the past few months, I’ve been developing a mobile application (for both IOS and Android, developing primarly on IOS) using the most horrible environment ever: Visual Studio. Don’t…