Oct201615

Preamble

We all know how easy it is to set up software RAID1 during install… but what if you had to do it afterward?  Say for instance you only had one HDD at the time and decided later on you wanted to add a second drive and make it into a Mirror.  Well, this tutorial will show you how to add a second drive of the same size (very important that they be the same size!) and create a RAID on Ubuntu 16 after installation.

Hola! Watch Netflix USA from anywhere in the world! FREE!
Apr201308
UPDATE
In early January 2015 Netflix started to make some changed which blocked Hola on Android devices.  I have since switch from using Hola to using my own Private VPN.  I have posted an article on how to set this up: The Personal VPN Solution everyone must have…

After being a Netflix subscriber for a month and a bit now, I am very disappointed at how limited our selection is here in Canada, half the good movies are unavailable.

Mar201311

Well this has plagued me for years, trying to run Netflix on Linux. The root cause for Netflix not working on Linux is Microsoft Silverlight, the viewer Netflix uses to stream the movies (Its a plugin like Flash). Now Linux DOES have an open source equivalent called Moonlight, however it does not have DRM (Digital Rights Management) support which Netflix requires to run.

Nov201225

I have been meaning to look for an alternative to Ubuntu since they changed the GUI from Gnome to Unity Desktop. The unity Desktop is so lacking in functionality I just hated it. For the last 2 versions of Ubuntu that I have used (11 and 12 and its subs) it has been bugging me, so I started searching and found a french derivative of Ubuntu called PearOS.