File: May 2010

2010-05-20 :: David Sterry // Default

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2010-05-20 :: David Sterry // Comic
Two Lane Highway

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Most laptops that don’t have a CD drive can boot from USB but not all. This I found out with the Toshiba Portege 3500 Tablet that I recently was tasked to get up and running with a new operating system. I chose Fedora 12 after having seen some compelling footage of Fedora on a tablet. […]

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2010-05-11 :: David Sterry // Default
Error 2013 with Seagate FreeAgent backup

I recently ran into a problem where the backup software that came with a 1TB Seagate FreeAgent external usb drive wasn’t working. When I looked at the backup logs I saw many files(possibly all) that the program tried to backup said Error 2013 next to them. After a bit of searching, I found the problem […]


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2010-05-11 :: David Sterry // Default
What do you call a USB Flash Drive?

Over the last few years, small form-factor solid state usb storage devices have become ubiquitous. They have replaced floppies, CDs and even larger usb hard drives with spinning disks for many backup, file transfer, and utility purposes. The question still remains though, what do we call them? To solve this problem, I turned to Google. […]


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2010-05-09 :: David Sterry // Default
Deleting Facebook

I deleted my Facebook account a few days ago. It’s not really an earth-shattering event for me: I spent less than 15 minutes a month on the site. What was really interesting about my account there was just how many of my friends and relatives were my “Friends” on the site. I never sought out […]


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