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Dell is not the company they used to be (Updated)

After pushing my old PC up hill long enough I ordered a new kick ass Dell XPS 700 with a 24 inch wide LCD panel. I’m getting the black one.
I had received an e-mail about how to check the status on…

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Geek Software

Moving WordPress

This blog was running on Stefan’s DSL connection and with me tinkering with it I was using up his bandwidth. Usually when he was trying to connect to the office and get some work done.
I have a ver…

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Geek Software

Google Pack

Friday I installed Ubuntu on my laptop.
The operation was a success but the laptop died. Something in what I did made the NTFS partition an “unmountable_boot_volume” so I could run Ubuntu perfectly…

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Optimum Online Boost

I have had Optimum Online Boost for a few days. It s not bad and here is what they offer (from the website):

Faster speed, up to 30 Mbps down and up to Mbps up.
Total of 15 e-mail addresses,…

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Geek Linux

Basement server installed

SUSE not Fedora
My Internet gateway at home is a old Dell XPS 450. It’s a PII running at 450Mhz, has a 30GB IDE drive, and 256MB RAM. No cd-rom drive, I removed it when it broke a few years ago. Wh…

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Optimum Online Boost (Verizon vs Cablevision is good)

I may be able to host my server in my basement after all.
When I lived at the old house, I had Time Warner Cable for surfing the web, and Acedsl . The DSL line was for hosting my domain in my house…

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Jacek and Connie Visited

Today Jacek and Connie were in Long Island and dropped by for some food.

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Geek

New web page

As mentioned below, the old web page was really old and stale. This one may not be much better but at least I can update it easier and fool around with WordPress. The old web page can be found here.

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Welcome to my server.

Paraphrasing from the original web page: Welcome to the Dembowski.net Consulting home Page. The majority of our work has been related to firewalls, IP routing w/UNIX based servers, and mail systems of different types (SMTP connectivity). Around 1994 the forces of the universe conspired to change my method of employment from a regular salaried employee […]

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1997. I think.

The original web page for www.dembowski.net has not changed since 1997. At the time the tools that existed on the Internet were Netscape and some not very good Microsoft Office tools. On the server side the pages were static. Now in 2005 there are tons of tools. This blog is currently using WordPress 1.5.2. I […]