Enabling MySQL Logging on Archlinux

This morning I was doing some troubleshooting on a PHP program that couldn’t seem to access the locally running MySQL database server. Upon searching for some logging to figure out what was going on, I...

Ubuntu vs Gentoo vs Arch – A comparison

Trials with Ubuntu and Gentoo Linux Arch Linux is now my default distribution – supplanting Ubuntu Linux. Why? Well, its a long story, but I will try to keep it to the point. I am...

Been gone for a while

Been studying for my Cisco Certified Network Professional Switch test since February. Passed the test and now I am ready to start blogging again. Next up, a comparison of Gentoo, Ubuntu and Arch Linux. Been...

NVIDIA 256.53 Drivers and older Games

Its time for a quick howto – for some time I have been sticking with older NVIDIA driver releases on my Ubuntu machines do to a buffer overrun error on some older games when using...

New Content Coming Soon!

Hi – I have been gone for awhile, working on my real job and other responsibilities, but I have several new articles in the works – The last part of the Ubuntu LAMP Server Quick...

Dealing with multiple USB sound devices

Ever been plagued by your linux system detecting your webcam as the first sound device instead of your USB headset?  This is a common problem with Linux, but can be easily remedied with editing your...