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Hi my name is SumGuy, I will be your honored Rambler today. Not the car, but just a guy with some spare bandwidth throwing his ramblings out there with everyone else.

SSH key generation 101

I always forget the -b option which allows changing the size of the key.... so Im putting this down here for future reference. [crayon-5a91ddaac8cf2948741903/] You can use dsa instead of the rsa after the -t to generate a DSA key. The number after the -b specifies the...

HP Slate 7 Extreme upgrade to Android 4.4.2

HP Slate 7 Extreme is finally getting its update to Android 4.42 and it’s only been four months after the EVGA Tegra Note 7 got its own update! Owners can finally update their devices manually if they don’t want to wait a bit for the automatic update to take place....

Acer Aspire V15 and V17 Nitro Black Editions gaming laptops available to the North-American market just in time for the holidays

Two new Acer laptops are available in the North-American market, and they both belong to the V Nitro Black Edition Series. US and Canada is calling dibs on two new gaming laptops that arrive on the market in October and November respectively. The smaller V15 version...

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 gets official CyanogenMod support with a nightly

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 finally gets official CyanogenMod support. The new nightlies are destined to the WiFi version of the tablet with the codename klimtwifi.     Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is already one year and a half old now, which means it will be easier to find...

LG G Pad II 10.1- mid-range 10-inch tablet for the entire world

LG G Pad II 10.1 was officially announced today, just a few days later to the 8-inch version. The G Pad II 8 version was initially announced as a South-Asian exclusive. It has a pretty underwhelming tech construction with its Snapdragon 210 processor with 1.5 Gigs of...

HTC Desire 820 announced at IFA Berlin – mid-range device with 64-bit architecture

HTC announced the Desire 820 at IFA Berlin and we are happy to announce a new mid-range device with  64-bit architecture! The One family unibody design is accompanied by a colorful polycarbonate shell this time and it sort of looks like a hybrid between a HTC One M8...

AT&T updates HTC One M8 to Android 4.4.4 plus Eye experience and VoLTE

AT&T is finally updating its HTC One M8, but don’t be too happy yet, it’s only the Android 4.4.4 patch. This update includes VoLTE and the Eye experience.     Even if this update was scheduled for a week ago, it was only implemented starting today, as HTC’s Vice...

Typewriter app – Tom Hanks inspired mobile app moves up the ranks on the Google Play Store

Are you an aspiring writer and want to feel old-school while you sit in a nice coffee shop or in the park writing on your tablet? The Typewriter app could be the thing for you, my friend! This little app will make your mobile writing experience resemble the good old...
Tech security

In Todays world tech security is an ever important aspect of our lives, everyone and everything out there is trying to break into your life and steal your information, so How do we stay secure? You can find current best practices and urgent issues in the tech security field on this site.

Sysadmin tutorials

As a practicing sysadmin and a consultant for some very promising companies Across the USA I will post sysadmin tutorials that make my life easier when I am trying to do my job.

Devops tips

Devops is a hot field these days, and keeping on top of the field is a constant struggle. I will post what tips I have figured out over the course of my work life and hopefully make your life easier 🙂

System Administrator news

From HeartBleed, Freak, ShellShock, Poodle, or whatever new clamaity may befall us any day now I will try to keep on top of the latest system administrator news affecting our lives.

Best Devops tools

Tools, scripts, libraries, apps and general tidbits that are there to makes our lives easier, I will be posting about all the best devops tools.

Remove spaces from file names via bash

if you need a simple way to remove spaces from file names and replace with an underscore or a hyphen or whatever else here is a bash one liner. You can also do this via python or perl or most likely via php (why? o.0) but since bash / zsh is here and readily available...

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Linux HP Smart Array Raid Controller

A client has a machine in a DC that has a raid controller and 4 hdd's set to raid 10, that's all I was told. I wanted to keep an eye on the hdds, so I needed to install a utility that can monitor and interact with the raid controller.  In my case I have the hp smart...

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HTC One M10 possibly leaked in new photo

  HTC will not announce their new year flagship during MWC with LG and Samsung, but they are expected to do so in the coming weeks. Way before the official announcement, Evan Blass (@evleaks) managed to snatch a photo of the alleged device and you can see it below.  ...

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Ubuntu-powered tablet coming from Spain to launch soon

  We can finally talk about an Ubuntu-powered tablet entering the market. The Canonical software developer has finally started to talk about the device, which will be a modified existing tablet from Spanish manufacturer BQ. The Aquaris M10 tablet will be modified to...

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LG G5 to be officially announced at MWC in February

  LG G5 will make its first official appearance at MWC on February 21st. It appears that this is the date when ALL of the 2016 flagships are peeking at us and when we will finally be able to see what we can upgrade to this year. LG confirmed that the device will...

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SwiftKey purchased by Microsoft; the app lives on

  SwiftKey has been officially purchased by Microsoft. As it was speculated yesterday, an imminent purchase of the company responsible for one of the most popular keyboard apps was bound to happen.     Financial details were not disclosed but unofficial reports...

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