Duplicity Backup Script

I’ve started using duplicity combined with Amazon’s S3 to backup this server. Duplicity is an amazing application that makes backups simple. Some of the features I like best about duplicity are: it encrypts the data, compresses it, splits it into manageable chunks, does incremental backups, and can backup to a variety of destinations. When you […]

Spideroak Review

For quite some time now Tati and I have both been using Dropbox to sync files between multiple computers. Recently Tati has been running low on space in her free Dropbox account and said she wanted to upgrade to the premium version that has more storage space. I have no problem with this and looked […]

Kernel 2.6.34, Xorg 1.8 and video-intel 2.12.0 Issues

For quite a long time Intel has been the shining light of open source video drivers on Linux. Even though Intel integrated video doesn’t have the highest performance it was what you needed to have for full 3D support, and fancy splash screens when booting with (plymouth). By no means were the drivers ever perfect […]