Author Archives: E.M.Smith

About E.M.Smith

A technical managerial sort interested in things from Stonehenge to computer science. My present "hot buttons' are the mythology of Climate Change and ancient metrology; but things change...

FreeBSD Pi

I put FreeBSD on a mini-SD and ran the Raspberry Pi model 2 on it. Nice, fast, easy. But you need to roll your own for X-Windows. Continue reading

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Tangled Web Of FOSS – Google vs Oracle

Untangling the web of FOSS entangling Java, Oracle, and Google. Continue reading

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VA Administrator Massive Brain Fart

V.A. Secretary has Massive Brain Fart, needs Cranial Enema… In a bought of profound stupidity, compares wait times at VA to Disneyland. BUT, gets it exactly wrong in that Disney has strong monitoring of wait times. I’ve been in the control center. Continue reading

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Pi LFS – Linux From (almost) Scratch on the Pi

First fire on an (almost) Linux From Scratch on the Pi Model 2. Continue reading

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Tips – May 2016

Yet Another Tips Page since the last one was getting rather slow to load. Continue reading

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Για τον Ματθαίο, ένα όνειρο, τότε; now with son

Perhaps a musical view of life, if not, then some music… Continue reading

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Nile Crocodiles In South Florida

Nile Crocodiles found in Florida… news from 2009 at 11:00 … Continue reading

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