Category Archives: Computer Support

Using Inkscape replacing Adobe InDesign

I am currently in the process of seeing if I can get Inkscape can be used to replace Adobe InDesign.  Right now just downloaded it to run on the iMac I just restored.  The intention is more to find something which will run nicely on a Linux box, rather than running it on OS X or […]

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New Topics?

Thinking of some new topics.  I will post a new “new topics” page each time I come up with some new ideas of what to write about: Previously considered topics: Adobe CS4 on El Capitan (still need to figure this out) Technical perspective on Activism stuff Sound working on new computer (got it working rather […]

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Accounting Software

I have been in the process of testing an install of the accounting software which I currently am running.  The version I have been running (in part due to the fact that I am not really in need of it that much) has been in beta the whole time. I have been running LedgerSMB.  This is […]

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Setting up SUDO Gentoo

I had not been using SUDO on my testing server until just a little while ago (like less than a few hours).  I realized that this is a problem which I should fix, so I did.  Well mostly… Installing SUDO After trying to see what I had to do to get SUDO working correctly, I […]

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Securing Server (Part 1 of ?)

There was a recent link posted to YCombinator Hacker News titled “My First 10 Minutes on a Server” (Link to article, link post is here).  With seeing that it reminded me that I have meant to start working on securing the web test server (which is currently not web accessible). There are some things  mentioned […]

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The Onion Router (TOR)

I was asked about whether someone should be using The Onion Router (TOR) and I thought I would answer this as best I can here.  So let’s look at the 5Ws+H that I might ask about TOR. What? What is TOR?  Who? Who created TOR? Who is running TOR? Who needs to use TOR? Do […]

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Adobe CS4 Install on OSX El Capitan

I was talking to one of my clients, and they were talking about my doing some design work.  This ended up causing panic for me, as I had just done a clean install on this computer which really is my main computer, and the last time I tried to install Adobe CS4 on a version […]

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Home computer updates

I decided that I was going to work on getting a new install on the home computer.  I don’t normally do this sort of thing unless there really no other way to get things done. So, I decided to do a clean install on the computer because of a couple really annoying problems.  Maybe more […]

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