Infocomm Archive

Scott Ludlam
Citibank Australia and Safari
Rick’s 10GbE home network
Recycling VHS tapes
Second–hand computers do exist
JSON Feed, and JSON in RSS
Fibre to the Node
Hamburger icons
Prevent GELI password boot prompts
A decade of iTelephones
Who’s to blame for slow AU broadband?
Deprecating homebrew-dupes
Definition lists in markdown
Mr Brandis, You Can (Not) Decrypt
Social norms and coffee shops
July 2017 Rubénerd spam
Here’s an email for a received message
Ubuntu switching to Wayland
White people on Asian infocomm
VirtualBox guest additions in Fedora 25
The blight of expired Let’s Encrypt certs
Old driver decision tree
Unboxing a 1997 Iomega Jaz Drive
Oliver’s law of assumed responsibility
Sending back UTM links
Big Boy
diskutil unmountDisk
One is not like the others
No more local Singapore-Malaysia calls, kinda
Restoring my first computer in IFTTT
The HP Pavilion Wave
The new Mac Pro shall be
LibreOffice HTML table paste
Goodbye CodePlex
Typewriter style keyboard
ECC in AMD Ryzen
Keep it simple, Ansible
Sila’s gamble
Guarenteed market share
Safari in 2017
The Zip Insider
Versions of EMM386
Rhipe Prime Portal
Atlassian, I am disappoint
Record answers for Apple secret questions
The most 21st century paragraph ever
3D-printed Penrose Triangle
Valentine termination spam
On the size of the Commodore 128
Borland in iTerm
afconvert and avconv performance
Civil use of Australia's mandatory metadata
The state of the Mac
Hugo 0.18.1
BBS automotive spam
MacVim's search replace
Farewell office coffee mug
The Boeing 727 prototype
Two-tone beige keyboards in 2017
Acela Express, then and now
Australian ISPs to block torrent sites
Firefox and Vivaldi are smaller
Goodbye junk
More sold and closed OpenStack clouds
Getting into blogging
No more public Dropbox folders
Colleague feedback
Trip back in time: cost of encryption
Megaport newsletters
Fujitsu exiting laptop business
Reasons to use HTTPS
freebsd-update timezone changes
The unfortunately-named Eero
Case-insensitive file systems aren't clear cut
The NSG uClean LD-1420 HMT
Wikipedia user groups
A complete meal newsletter unsubscription
Graduate Outcomes Survey
Sell or promote spam
Women in IT on Slashdot
Mac downloads in 2016
Those are even more commits
287 megabytes of Emacs
Kelana Jaya Putra LRT line
A week of posts at once
Check for bashisms
Dismissing macOS modal dialogs
Multiple GoToMeeting versions
Blank iTunes apps column
It’s IT Pro Day ‘16!
Moving from del.ici.ous to Pinboard
The first Lockheed L-1011 TriStar
iTerm2 3.0.9
USB aquarium alarm clock pen holder light
No offline OneNote
Four rules for web form design
The iPhone 7
Webmaster Hales on four power supplies
rgb2ycbcr and rgrep
Four power supplies
Vesper claim chowder
Goodbye, Instapaper
If it isn’t right for you right now
What happened to Otto?
HPE buys SGI
IT snow days
Mr Turnbull on the NBN and #CensusFail
The ASUS EeeBook X205TA
Confluence as a family wiki
Over 9,000 and Sysadmin Day
More flexible gohugo summaries
Hugo generating content in memory
Covering laptop camers
Alternative Let’s Encrypt Clients
Spare a thought for Outlook users
Vim’s smart undo without saving changes
Boxed–up posts
WWDC 2016
How likely to recommend emails
brew cask move yourself
Vivaldi gets some 1Password love
Basic sh to scan an IP range
Showing dd progress
Choosing a minimalistic Mini-ITX case
Xamarin the loss–leader
rar files in Debian Jessie
Light iTerm colour schemes
Safari Technology Preview
ssh, sftp, scp, tftp port fun
Thunderbird 1024
Amazon's vexillology needs some work
MacVim wants to go full screen
Melbourne IT on graceful degradation
When pluralisation attacks
When NinjaFirewall attacks
Folding paper seven times
Browsing tar files with Vim
Blocked networking between EC2 instances
MIT algorithm for page speed
The Sun Type 6
GitHub asks for username with SSH configured
Australia's failed NBN
Venture capital firm spam
Windows 10 versus Wireshark
Death by CloudFront
The Great GitHub Outage of 2016
Ian Potts
The Venus is in the Horsehead Nebula
Upgrading and locking FreeBSD 10+ ports in pkgng
Perl 5.20 in FreeBSD
CSS was a missed opportunity, part 2
Outlook Web Access
This month's unsubscribe fun: Pinterest
Rest in peace, Ian Murdoch
Turnbull’s moot startup point
Monochrome EMM386 memory with Windows 3.1x
brew install sshpass
Facebook like-buying #Spam
Required Nagios email alert packages
Australian privacy, NBN net neutrality, and other news
Markdown in Vim
WordPress 2015 Survey
Can't use rbenv–installed Ruby?
When Truncation Attacks: IT News
Cancelling PayPal subscriptions
Something to do with KVMs
Being mostly wrong about diesel cars
You’re not part of the problem if you criticise FTTN
TPG’s Vodafone switch
Microsoft responds to Windows 10 backlash
eyeD3 not setting year correctly
Fans brave wet as iPhone 6s goes on sale
Convert ova images to raw
Unsubscribing from ZDNet newsletters
My newsletter–unsubscribe score card
When homebrew-cask won’t let you uninstall
Just don’t use Facebook then
Changing QEMU floppy disks
ejabberd with RapidSSL wildcard certs
Wikipedia has all three homes
When will VoIP kill the telephone?
FreshPorts on GitHub
Australian iPhone 6s plans stuck in the 2000s
The xkcd survey
Trolls ruin all the things
Ed Bott on Windows 10
Finding the current week
OpenBSD getting a native hypervisor
NCSA HTTPd archived
Segfaulting Firefox on FreeBSD
Mid-2012 MacBook Air SSD upgrades
That's a lot of commits
Importing from Bitbucket to Github
Pointless Rubénerd post stats
Wq is not a Vim editor command
jot and shuf
Launching RDP from SecureCRT
Using CoreOS ISO to install
CoreOS needs a gig of memory
The SecureCRT terminal emulator
Quietly clobbering with GNU sed
MySQL/MariaDB search and replace
The HTML5 be evolving, breaking
Using Safari for a week
Dave Chinner on XFS scalability
Ignore certificate warnings in wget
Stopping SOGo Connector notifications
Mount ZFS in FreeBSD single user mode
Raw tech specs
Flickr Pro doubles the size of its eel
Blazing fast grep alternative in Bourne shell
Concession Opal cards
Creative code spammers
The day the package managers died
July 2015 iPods
nginx 1.9.3
Renaming files with invalid characters
Is site blocking effective in stopping piracy?
Say what, Perl?
That's a lot of Windows domains
A computer on every desk and in every home
A BitBucket easter egg
PowerShell for the Bourne guy
Ruben sets up utilities
OS X El Capitan
raindog308 on CentOS 7 and systemd
Poles and wires for the NBN
OpenSSL now at 1.0.2b
Top posting sigs in Thunderbird, SeaMonkey
When nginx add_header don't appear
debian_version in Ubuntu
Q Branch is still technically in business
Wrike Summer
My bedroom home office in 2010
BREAKING: Terrifying police scope–creep spam!
CentOS 7 symlinking ALL the bins
When git fatal pathspec's you
Terminal emoji
Empty plist input with Homebrew Cask
Australia's surveillance tax is on
Git shortcut for moving tracked resources
git-lite on FreeBSD
The @georgiecel on DuckDuckGo
Translucent screens
sed versus Perl substitution performance
I heard you like cranes
Stopping around the web links
Sharing DOS with Windows 95 and 3.1
Updating packages with reprepro
Saccharin spam
Windows Applications
Stop trying to make Apple Watch without 'the' happen
Friendfeed shutting down
Fun SEO spammers
Build and use xva-img to extract raw images
Xfce 4.12
Mr John Gruber on blogging
That’s a lot of Unix installs
Difference between Quanta and Qantas
Rocky OpenStack
The IKEA firm RÖLLEKA pillow
When spammers can’t spell their targets
Singapore has train delays, too
File `graphicsx.sty’ not found
Back to WordPress from Jekyll
Ten friggen years of Rubénerd
CPU architectures on nixCraft
Sourcing bash and Bourne shell scripts
My first ever geographically relevant spam
A tree without decoration
The bane of GNU Info
Expired and deleted domains
Ultra super secure invalid passphrases
Devuan forking Debian over systemd
No-nonsense MemTest86 bootable USB keys
Accidental Tech Podcast on Git
Improving visual appearance with spam
Cloud storage arrays
He knows basically everything spam
Microsoft open sources .NET?
The FireHOL flame haze
No more Nokia Sync
Not much time left for Github Pages DNS change
An unexpected FreeBSD 10.1 RC4
Circular (travelling) headphones
Hey, your tag links are blue again
Time to shake the toner
Yes, you can use qcow2 images with Xen
Those DNS network ports
BetterSnapTool window tiling for OS X
Ubuntu mirrors
Jekyll GitHub gists
The 27 inch Retina iMac
CSS3’s new box-sizing property
Sophos Security Gateway on Xen
Recording screens with ffmpeg
The Typo2 iPhone keyboard
UTS Building 11 lifts
Infinite scrolling
Missing FreeBSD map file
Xen embargo
Hey, bash doesn’t exist
Bash code injection vulnerability
MySQL comments
Sugary job offers
Using xz with newsyslog
Converting vmdk version 3 images
FreeBSD 10 performance
The Bic Orange Finepoint most certainly is
Disable moused on a FreeBSD Xen guest
Choosing a keyboard for gaming and typing
Changing the owner of a symlink
Monday Postgres derp
Initialising regrettable decisions with systemd
Wheel group for FreeBSD visudo
Interpreting ipmitool ser list memory errors
Latest TPG ISP adventures
The cost of fast TV and web browsing
Debian Wheezy backports
Featured images
Default servers in nginx
When script kiddies don’t get absolute URLs
John C. Dvorak on not fixing the obvious
UTS Building 11 feedback
The lost opportunity of UTS Building 11
You’re subscribed to our new mailing list!
Two years with a MacBook Air
Data retain THIS, Mr Attorney General
The Ohloh Black Duck Open Hub
Saturday nights with a PSU
Basic nginx headers
Media reporting on Dropbox security, privacy
Getting started with Xen
Use curl to download image sequences
When force umount doesn’t even work
A small list of terrible web clichés
FreeBSD 10 PVHVM serial console
Terminal capability “cm” required
PCI passthrough without VT-d support
Goodbye, Aperture
Force SSH password authentication
pkgng repository size
Running ServerBear
A minimal network enabled Slackware install
Rubénerd for the next ten years
NTP sanity check
xen-create-image and Perl logs
Thinking of @CaseyLiss when learning C#
Remember SOAP?
Sneakernet cloud uploads
Jekyll dates
S/MIME in Mac Outlook
Windows 8 Mail and S/MIME
VyOS, a Vyatta fork
Installing PHP APC on Debian
intl PECL extension not available
Replacing MySQL with PostgreSQL in php-fpm
Listing installed Debian packages
OmniFocus 2 and seeking an alternative
Ladar Levison, and tapping is easy right?
The snake oil of application document recovery
Getting rid of Cisco spam
Where NetNewsWire 4.0 stores app data
Diesel cars
Altered brew tap structure breaking brew-cask
Just ordered an @atpfm shirt
A Firefox 29 bugshot
This is my 77,777th tweet
Is that an IPA in your trash?
The Topre RealForce looks absolutely perfect
WASD keyboard design fun
Disruption from Sydney, and keyboards
One hiccup using Tumblr as a blog platform
Accessing raw unmountable Mac volumes
The Roland TR-808
The OpenSSL heart bleeds
CoolerMaster QuickFire, via @screenbeard
I’m a Cent Cent CentOS guy
Tumblr as a blogging platform
My preferred Safari extensions
Defensive programming and system design
Disconnect for ALL the browsers
An Ultimo pilgrimage to MSY
Ruben and Malcolm’s technology mix
Ruben talks shoes
Jekyll 1.5.1 likes my timezones again
Digg is back, and spamming us
The @caseyliss and pedantic critiques
The new @1writerapp with dark theme
Jekyll date fixes and not respecting GUIDs
1Writer is like a Fantastical iOS editor
Secure input blocking TextExpander
The CODE keyboard
Electronic inclusionism
HTML5 renders XHTML mimetypes invalid?
A PL/SQL induced surreal trip
Homebrew Eclipse Java EE Tomcat 6
My birthday will be a real wingdinger
My second workstation: Unicomp keyboards
IMAP email followup
Finally moving to Fastmail, or another provider?
Suspiciously timed massive Archival Discs
Teana Lanster and Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha
LTO Ultrium tape drives
rsync 3.1.0 and OS X extended attributes
The @JamieJakov on my daily posts
My one Windows 9 feature request
Amazon wish list addresses
SoylentNews is people
Tiamo’s 32–bit efi and Mavericks 10.9.2
Prominent North American Enterprise Linux Vendor
Practical, private Dropbox use cases
Batch append text in TextMate
HTML5 @georgiecel @zoomosis timestamps
HTML5 deprecates dates
Followup to Mozilla Firefox advertiles
Simple Mavericks WordPress test environment
The @dai1313 on Optiplex nostalgia
Silent swap meets and IT nostalgia
Mozilla Firefox advertiles
There’s something about Aperture
EscrowSecurityAlert and LaterAgent
Mavericks on my first gen Mac Pro
When MariaDB gets all tsundere
Why I publish a PGP public key
My own (albeit small) internet extortion adventure
Flu-like words, late at night, to my Terminal
The mystery of internal drive enclosure connectors
Mmm, chewy phone cables
Downloading from multiple sources with aria2
The sound of PPPoE silence
Hidden messages in HTML email
Kindles, iPods, teal shirts
Follow Ruben troubleshooting an mpv install
The Razer antithesis to the new Mac Pro?
Validating HTML 3.2 pages, like it’s 1997
The wonderous new fcpbundle
Using (or not) Markdown
Client–side blogging
Wikipedia on DuckDuckGo and Google
When you use the same mouse as him
Jekyll timezones
AText as a basic TextExpander alternative
A public service message on Helvetica Neue Ultra Light
Something @Gruber dot Markdown
Amazon Cloud Drive
Five posts
Mac Pro compromises might not be for me
Scaling images for responsive designs
Webkit font smoothing
The Belkin Thunderbolt Dock
The LEGO Acropolis
2013 Wordle
All this new tech is making us antisocial
I used to be that guy; the new Mac Pro
OS X Mavericks 10.9.1
Happy 9th Birthday, Rubénerd Weblog!
When our frigid whitegood was neither
Linux RdRand
SaaS cloud encrypting customer data
How nvALT changed my life
FreeBSD and hardware random number generators
Some ZFS SSD feedback from @zoomosis
Fedora gem can’t find header files
ZFS on FreeBSD supporting TRIM
FreeBSD 9.2 with vesa in Parallels Desktop 9
Linux doesn’t have to lose for BSD to win
Yearly draft cleanout
A graphical Mac application package manager
Confessions of a Blogger who dislikes these posts
Classic Toshiba driver archive
bsdtar and xz on one line
Aviation stuff you learn from Wikipedia
#TripleAES: Fibre optic considered faster than copper
A Microsoft Office TIFF vulnerability
Windows 2000 only supports up to Feb 2010 DirectX 9.0c
Access Virtualisation in the Kusnetzky Model
Outlook Web Access and NoScript
Mavericks would be great, if it liked my keyboard
The Gimp on SourceForge shenanigans
The ever–evolving TLS ciphersuite
The almightly Perl reference
rsync remote command not found
CSS float away
US Congress nearly cost me an exam
So we heard you like being in ads
Unsubscribe email filter
Goodbye GitHub Pages
When the site had a meltdown
When rsync compression maketh sense
Quora is the new Expertsexchange (cc @jlist)
The IKEA Upptäcka backpack
UTS Student Experience Survey 2013
Sound in Windows NT 4.0 VMware Fusion guests
A tour of the Equinix SY3 data centre in Sydney
One step ISO creation from folders in OS X
Stop OpenOffice Writer truncating your dates
Remembering the goals of IT security
Because, that’s why
A date with my invalid RDF feed
The new Eclipse icon
A shorter Java println
Learning JazzHub with John Schilt
Playing with iSCSI, ESXi with @ShengYeo
Insufficient CentOS memory
What Motorola is to Google
Lessons from Jekyll and Github pages
Testing the site in IE 10
An ESXi IaaS evening with @shengyeo
Photocopiers making randomly alterations
An evening with printers
My own WordPress to Jekyll adventure
Obama’s 2009 whistleblower promise
Hello, World!
Why I’m sticking with RSS
W3C RDFa validation works, thanks @sideshowbarker
Microsoft enhances Windows 8.1 with ads
Homebrew now has Haswell CPU tests
IDG Connect retro logo is retro
W3C HTML5 validator no longer accepting RDFa?
So long Mr Conroy, thanks for all the fish
SalesForce Oracle supposition soup
The real barrier to SaaS adoption
HKSAR Government statement on Edward Snowden
Sony CDP-101
Cisco Discovery Protocol, eventually
C++ function for a Perl guy
Twitter won’t load on #TPG in the evenings
Cray Mac Pro
Perl print on closed filehandle
Why we should care about a retired Twitter API
A long overdue au revoir to aterm!
My Mac Pro space station
The @brentsimmons on Mercurial versus Git
Replacing RSS author with Dublin Core’s dc:creator
Goodbye Camino
If you see this tweeted, you’re luckier than me!
When wiki truncation attacks
Jekyll dates, timestamps require timezones
The only networking guy around here
Go home, site value estimators
On the open nature of Cisco’s EIGRP
One does not simply network meme
Dealing with UTF8 in Perl
I don’t always make lame networking memes
Install jekyll-import with –pre for now
This isn’t about the Cisco 2800 router series
Eric Schmidt says we’re just afraid of change
My latest retro multimedia CD-ROM haul
Is full-disk encryption worth it? Pokémon
What’s wrong with technical answer sites
Sharp slipping pSee shipments
Dell, going private
I think my new iPad mini is Canadian
Sorry Scoble, @Om was right on privacy
Cisco Packet Tracer doesn’t work on Windows NT
Google Keep?
GNS3: The Graphical Network Simulator
The @Giz_au apoligises for calling me stupid, kinda
Goodbye Google Reader
Arigato @risuchiin
So when Samsung shuns NFC, it’s okay
Post ID #11011
After @Giz_au says I look stupid, they delete my comment
Why CSS sucks
O’Reilly publishing: Muscle Nutshell
Keeping downloaded Xcode components
When @giz_au said I looked stupid
The 1990s Dell Dimension, via @dai1313
The Ancient Compaq Presario 5510 spaceship
Unsubscribing from StackExchange pandas
Using TextExpander with Perl? Hell yes!
Yay, my Twitter was breached!
Amazon, please check where your customers are
RVM: It’s the little things
Goodbye, Old Glossy
Yahoo! Mail finally gets SSL!
The wrath of certain Android users
Slashdot Poll: The status of Java on my machine
A cheaper Chevrolet Volt
Non-destructive Perl regex substitutions
It’s Not Apple So It’s Okay™
Now I know how it feels to talk to me
Redcarpet table extensions
I need the lightest possible machine…
An 11” MacBook Air unboxing review thing
Infinite Solutions: Recharging batteries
How many comments does it take to ruin a joke?
2012 Wordle
Use FTP to download Firefox betas
She adores her 64!
CentOS onigiri, by @hanezawakirika
Well hello, @yaakov_h!
Minor site tweaks of doom
Happy 25th birthday, Perl!
Soon we can download an archive of our tweets
ISDN faster than ADSL!
I didn’t pay @CaramelJune for this one
My first Perl CGI script website nostalgia thing!
NoScript Christmas hat!
FreeBSD pkg bootstrap is being restored
pkgng is now in the FreeBSD Handbook
A veritable pain in the neck
Malaysian FreeBSD nostalgia and community
Changing timezones in CentOS, Fedora, FreeBSD, Yuki
Now @Technorati can’t tell what a blog is?
Technorati re-verification
Disable some of Google’s tracking
FreeBSD GPT works just fine on the ThinkPad X40
Preemptive Amazon nostalgia
Chrome supports DNT, finally
pkgin and pkgng for pkgwin
14 years later, he tried SciTE
Chrome OS: I see what you did there ZDNet
New Skype to debut only on Windows 8
XAMPP: Couldn’t start MySQL
NetBSD 6.0
Belkin F5D7010 works on Fedora and FreeBSD
Running XAMPP on Fedora x86_64
Line numbers in GNU Emacs
CentOS favicons in Nautilus?
Linus Torvalds and I had the same computer
I love you John, but stop reporting on Apple!
UTS site defaced with plaintext passwords
HandBrakeCLI –start-at and –stop-at in
Dog ate my homework, crashed my calculator
This industry sure moves fast
Google still silent on non-JavaScript +1
Point Gnome 3 Contacts to SeaMonkey Address Book
Acer being truthful about Windows tablets
Additional plugins are required to display…
Are sites storing your passwords securely?
Want to see a cool gear animation?
Preallocating qemu-img images
People still fall for this Twitter DM spam?
A Firefox phone? Yes please!
Installing @PollyClient on Fedora 16 and 17
More Gmailers than Hotmailers?
Stallman Schneier Stuxnet Security
R18 game classification in Australia
Comments on Microsoft’s Surface Tablet
Wikipedia’s latent research heaven!
A rambling Mac Pro status report!
Would you give an ARM for an Intel phone?
My letter to Westpac about a PayPass debit card
Ruben studies UML, again!
Retro DEC PDP11 graphics
Goodbye blog comments!
Hey you, read @jamiejakovBlog
Followup to my Bitcoin post
Seagate and LaCie, hard drives consolidate again!
The ABC and Bitcoin
Review and pronounciation of Wuala!
A new term by @StuartCRyan
I was wrong about Google Street View
Optus, Vodafone network sharing, via @madcatjo2point0
Microsoft Barnes and Noble, wait what?
Did Google Drive rip off Vplayer? Not really!
Goodbye to Simple Clocks?
No ATMs skimming from DBS profits!
HP Enterprise Mobility Platform thingy
That’s a pretty complex avionics rack!
Make Qt applications match Gnome 3
Google Drive
No drive encryption in flavours of Windows 8?
Friends don’t let friends use crappy keyboards!
A380 plushies with @johncarneyau and @DrRachie
Facebook saved Twitter $1 billion?
Labelling an ext2, ext3 or ext4 file system
The partition is misaligned by 3072 bytes?
Does not having it impede its primary function?
Windows Phone UI efficiency
Trains Ruben Taketh #adayinthelifeApril2
Goodbye Google+, I hardly used thee
Exception in thread “main” java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError
Java enhanced for loops for UTS peeps
CNN Mashable
Australian Personal Computer, March 2012
Sydney in three words, maybe
FourSquare OpenStreetMap winning
Google didn’t decide to drop mobile Flash
Microsoft India stores plaintext passwords
Czech Republic suspends #ACTA
Australian full body scanners
Google has merged their TOS… so?
Your car was stolen in London too?
Lord of the Rings Lego Minifigs
Scared of Google? You won’t be of Microsoft!
Yo trader, what Facebook at?
Megauploads to delete user data?
That Focus on the User Google thing
I had a BlackBerry back in the day, with old photos!
Softonic Downloader
Pointless post #4300 celebrations!
Nothing on Megaupload you haven’t read already
Waiter, David Aaronovitch’s SOPA piece is cold
Let the bed bugs bite
No Kodak moment pun here
Wikipedia’s soft #sopablackout
Blacked out [this post] for SOPA et al
DBS responds to ATM skimmer fun
What’s wrong with the world in two tweets
What’s Avocado’s Constant?
Probably not Google AntiTrust+
You can just skim this DBS ATM story
A query on post frequency from @Sebasu_tan
Google profits more from legitimate ads
Intel Ultrabooks at CES, via @kevinctofel
DBS ATM skimmers
Better late than never: HP not changing their logo
Tweaking the SeaMonkey UI
[Outage] 2012.01.05
Social media New Year’s resolution things
A blast from the Twitter 2007 past!
Post A Day 2011 reflections
My 2011 posts in a Wordle
Telstra customers exposed, again?
Made it through Post A Day 2011!
Replacing Google Reader with SeaMonkey?
Prevent volumes auto-mounting on Mac OS X
The @GoDaddy to @Hover move begineth
SeaMonkey 2.6.1 contains many more fastness!
Goodbye GoDaddy, finally
Almost no point posting this iinode entry
Giving SeaMonkey a try!
Possibly my favourite aircraft colour scheme ever!
Changing your Singapore Mocca email
BREAKING: I finally cleaned my desk!
Changing my VMware email saga
If only they used Google Scholar…
A belated Alec Baldwin OMG!
No more Dell netbooks
A very Janeway Christmas
Parallels Desktop Inception
My LEGO figs!
NineMSN has both kinds: Country AND Western!
Trying out Parallels Desktop 7
Telstra joins the Plaintext Password Parade
Building Microsoft online evangelists
QEMU 1.0 failing to build on Mac OS X?
Not surprising to me in the slightest
Sophos CityRail memory key adventures
WordPress memory lane, and time to move on?
Building and running QEMU 1.0 on Mac OS X
@Gowalla bought by Facebook
Biometric flying Malaysian aeroplanes
My followup Kindle review followup
Witnessing NASA #Curiosity #MSL launch, from bed!
Pre-shared games, with @Sebasu_tan
Voting for a non-JavaScript Google +1 method
Gruber and Topolsky on Android 4
My shiny new Kindle 4!
Super biased reviews of the HP Envy
BSDInstall is just wonderful
Google Sidewiki
How to start blogging, for @JerryNovak
10.11.11 – Happy Binary Day #1!
Airbus A340 flying into the sunset, as it were
Updating them Firefox 8.0 browsers
The end of Kyubey Flash on mobile devices?
Downloading before Google Buzzes off!
Google Reader +1 fail
Health benefits of writing, blogging and whatnot
01.11.11 – Happy Binary Day #0!
All study, no play makes Ruben CSMA/CA
System Nuakend?
HP are making PCs again!?
Not sure if I have one of them Kindles
@Sebasu_tan and @hanezawakirika on design
Seem like legit reasons to stop talking
Some J-Walk Rubéenerd graph goodness
YouTube launches in The Singapore
Goodbye to the J-Walk Blog after 9 years
Our first throttling in Earlwood
Dennis Ritchie
Is Facebook any different? I think so
Merging KDE icons into the Task Manager
The blog of @Sebasu_tan
CNET have their old logo back!
I got fourteen new iPod nano watches today!
Online universities won’t be cheaper
Hacker News trolls #2
Goodbye Armada M300
Fortran 4chan
Downgrading from Lion touché
Awesome Starbucks threads
Amazon Kindle Fire
Firefox 7.0
Text editor bloodlines
TextMate: What’s next?
My shiny new MikroTik 750GL!
The IKEA Effect, and Manland
Warning! OEMNADAP.INF already exists.
Goodbye @Gowalla
[Outage] Net Logistics, 2011.09.23
Windows VM licencing?
Rubénerd site history for the 4000th post!
[Outage] 2011.09.18
Esoteric DOS tip of the week
KNetWalk is KNetAwesome
Westfield tracking users, not on trains
LibreOffice in KDE Fedora 15
On this day in 2006: Blu-Ray and song songs
My brand new KDE shirt of awesome!
Fake trust seals, with bad puns
Webify me, Mozilla!
Google TinEye?
Links for 2011-09-03
42 more days of J-Walk
UTS robot dance troupe!
Another lost iTelephone
Were we all Punk’d by HP?
7 of 8, Tertiary Adjunct to Unimatrix Discovery News
Using WebKit with Konqueror
What have you purchased online?
Links for 2011-08-30
Apache donated to, and LibreOffice
Links for 2011-08-28
I’m back on KDE again
Goodbye CmdrTako
We don’t need fibre optic and power cables!
Links for 2011-08-26
Android #1 mobile platform for malware, but…
Great advertising for a technology university!
Hacker News are such trolls
Foresight versus hindsight at Dell
An ode to HP desktops and PDAs
Now it violates the GPL? Where does this stop?
Paying more for stuff and whatnot in Australia
Cocoa iTunes finally!
Late night iMac UTS observations
Don’t worry, Android is unchanged
Ruben + Nerd = Rubenerd?
2007: Apple should pull the plug on the iPhone
Tech I couldn’t live without: The INSERT key
Links for 2011-08-11
Tech I couldn’t live without: door handles
Operating Systems Solutions #fail
20 years of the World Wide Web
Farewell Old Twitter
Links for 2011-08-07
Links for 2011-08-04
Internet Explorer IQ
My first and last entry on Android patents
I was wrong about Apple and Android!
Links for 2011-08-01
Links for 2011-07-31
Why Google killed the toolbar for Firefox
Links for 2011-07-28
Vertically centred text in CSS
TextMate 2.0: The Screenplay
Links for 2011-07-27
Cory Doctorow on the Samsung Galaxy Tab
509 Bandwidth Limited Exceeded
Links for 2011-07-24
Warn of Murdoch in Firefox and Chrome
Replaced with apps from the iTunes library?
This Week in Rubénerd Mobile Computing
Links for 2011-07-20
@Scobleizer on Twitter and Google+
Links for 2011-07-18
I vouch for SBS Radio!
Links for 2011-07-17
Links for 2011-07-16
Links for 2011-07-15
Links for 2011-07-14
A legitimate software question from my sister
WordPress’s 8888 ID post of fortune!
Ten disturbing things about the Interpol filter
Links for 2011-07-09
Google +1 buttons here as well?
Links for 2011-07-07
What does Google know of your interests?
At least they asked
Links for 2011-07-06
Google+, Google Plus, that thing
Do you need another social network?
VMware Fusion 3.1.3 and Windows NT 4.0
@djackmanson, @omegatron and trolls
Links for 2011-06-30
Singapore army iPads?
Thank you Hakeae and all of you!
Mac Pro not seeing a SCSI-USB Jaz drive
Neil Collins, Esquire
Steam doesn’t like case sensitive HFS+
An AdLib ISA card!
Failing broadcom-wl on 32 bit Fedora 15?
A cheap solution for my Nikon D60 battery?
Steve Ballmer photos, again
Fedora 15 Xfce spin hanging on second boot?
QEMU Sound Blaster in Windows 3.1x
QEMU Ad Lib MIDI in Windows 3.1x
Concerned about protecting your PC files?
Steve Rubel adopts a Tumbeast, has no more pets
Mac OS X Universal Binaries finally disappearing?
Apple only awards Mac App Store developers
Why do Aussie banks need a wakeup call!?
HP bevels, and xcalc, for some reason
Orange MobileNotifier vests
Don’t be a cloud tool, use them as tools!
Will VMware Fusion 3.1.3 fix my woes?
Still subscribed to my old RSS feed?
Image import error
Links for 2011-05-31
Post #3666! Run away!
Blogging when you should be tweeting?
libcxxrt C++ runtime now available under BSD licence
Openinternet commonsensification
Links for 2011-05-25
Links for 2011-05-24
Slashdot: Are Third-Party Android Vendors Violating the GPL?
HTML5 versus XHTML
The Sophos Security Gateway?
Victorinox Altmont 2.0 laptop baggyness
Steve Ballmer, mua har har
Fun with VMware Fusion 3.1.2 instability
Pseudo-Scrabble pseudo-drive letter icons
A user interface progress rant
eBay Australia sending me postal bags?
Links for 2011-05-16
No more supervised Microsoft
Links for 2011-05-11
Microskype, or Skyperosoft?
Links for 2011-05-10
Homebrew git checkout error
Comments on my Gnome 3 comments
Links for 2011-05-09
Ruben’s review of Gnome 3!
NetworkManager not appearing in Arch
The Death Star vs The Borg
Links for 2011-05-05
How this nerd beats insomnia, sometimes
Twitter Borg?
Being realistic about Windows
Law enforcement usurping botnet control
1,024 Folding@Home work units!
Links for 2011-05-02
How to make Google good again
Links for 2011-04-28
Apple Android locationgate whatnot
@i2yh @rubenerd photocopier reminiscing
Links for 2011-04-27
Get rid of the HootSuite social bar for good!
On ANZAC Day, New Zealanders get this?
Skools and Aussie Vodafone outages
Links for 2011-04-24
Maroon 5 local drive (hey I made a rhyme!)
Cloudgate sounds like a toothpaste
Building MCrypt on Mac OS X
Links for 2011-04-20
Yahoo still doesn’t get it
Dropping some sanity… into a box comes with console Vim!
After 6 years, Rubénerd Purple is back!
Oh noes, data caps!
Mercurial Vim-ness on Mac OS X
Hiding categories in WordPress 3.1.1
DOSBox doesn’t support SHARE.EXE
Playing with Homebrew on Mac OS X
Links for 2011-04-15
My Fedora ThinkPad has a sense of humour!
Can’t change a page’s default template!?
France to require cleartext passphrase storage
An Optus microcell? Me want!
Lithium batteries costing us a bundle!
A status update!
Can’t import keys for cPanel users?
Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica DMCAness
Links for 2011-04-08
FileVault on case sensitive HFS+
De-Chromeify Firefox 4.0
Links for 2011-04-06
Custom SSH ports with sshuttle
Open letter to Apple regarding Finder dimensions
Google closed Honeycomb, so what?
Links for 2011-03-31
Could Adobe #fail any more?
Borland C++ 3.1 from 1991
Started as a post about Optus YouTube access
It’s hard being an Aussie Palm fanboy
Mozilla Firefox 4.0!
Twitter, icy attitude to developers, inevitability
Making sense of LibreOffice
IE6 Countdown should be IE Countdown!
Westpac Bank internet security
Très bien! Mandrake lives on in Mageia
SpinRite on a Mac using QEMU
My white iPhone 4 and Zune predictions
Links for 2011-03-11
Google’s non-existent whitelists… exist
Transitions in CSS3?
DeviantArt email thingys
Links for 2011-03-10
Microsoft Big W for Mac 2011
An Optus phone data post, with cans!
Links for 2011-03-07
Bruce Clement asks why you blog
Like buttons, Facebookers the new AOLers
iPad 2
Links for 2011-03-03
Youths not concerned about online privacy
This made me cry a little inside
Hiding categories in WordPress 3.1
VirtualBox RAM still a dealbreaker for PC DOS
3333 posts!
Singapore schwag!
Links for 2011-02-18
Site is back online
Torch him! He dissed IPv6!
Links for 2011-02-15
Internet Explorer 9 relativity
FreeBSD guy rooting for Fedora
Java dying? Did Apple do it? An app store?
RIP Ken Olsen 1926-2011
Gizmodo Getting Graceful deGradation?
Bing copying Google, apologies to Jack Johnson
MacTheKnife is back in bidness!
My uninformed rant on IPv6: being sold
Enlightenment E17 at 1.0!
My first bike!
Nostalgia, SuperDisk drives under OS X
CSRF, snooping, RequestPolicy for Firefox
Cool uses for RequestPolicy!
Chromium’s weird font thingys
Twitter could fix URL shorteners
RubyURL joins urlTea, parrots
Image not saving scanned images?
Another sophisticated cooling solution
The bane of unmaintained Windows PCs
A Windows 7 cleaning saga
Last comment on the Chrome WebM debacle
Malcolm Turnbull’s 640KiB moment
@OliYoung on WebM
Chrome dropping H.264 but not Flash?
The oncoming second IT bubbly thing
Having fun with hotlinkers
Subpoenas make The Cloud more of The Scary
Fixing an old, broken WordPress page
Using VirtualBox floppy disk images
Google Public DNS messing with Apple TVs?
Wired’s How-To wiki can prevent hangovers
Using QEMU for DOS on *nix
You think 1/1/11 is impressive?
Waking up your lazy Fedora 14 ThinkPad X40
Dave Winer’s compromised, with anecdotes
Mac menubar weather with
DNS(ISP, Google Public, Open) rambling
Hey, its a new theme thing
I deleted my Facebook, not you! being sunsetted?
Wikileaks now available on
I can still read eBooks Apple!
Started as a post about TextMate r1616
Government use of iPads?
Grabbing Fedora 14 while its hot!
Oniguruma for Ruby 1.8.x
ACCC and Optus at a directions hearing?
eBay shipping times for Brazillian Russians
Windows NT 4.0 sound in VirtualBox
Optus message #Fail
Celebrating 30 years of Post-It Notes!
So Microsoft ISN’T buying Adobe?
Windows Phone 7 thoughts
Yesterday was UN World Statistics Day
Whole Wheat Radio group crossroads?
The filter IS a moral issue, Ms Gillard
Goodbye Bloglines, I’ll miss you
Cleaning VMware’s .DownloadManager
Xfce Fedora lets the ThinkPad X40 sleep!
Give Ruben an Internet
Three most terrifying words to a Mac user
TechCrunch gets eaten by The AOL
Sorry Lance, staying on XP still makes sense
A barely qualifying post on DSLness
Home DSL provisioned! Awwwww yeah!
Oracle is taking over my Mac
I’m an uncool computer scientist
Why don’t we have Open printer cartridges?!
JavaScript Abuse 101
Ned Flanders on Aussie NBN security
Ruben is not an XPT engineer
Puts for old versions of Perl?
Aussie internet provisioning provisions
Apple’s new September 2010 swag
Restore iTunes 10 window controls
Started as a post on a tethered iTelephone
Okay okay, I’ll start using Ruby again!
Status update and all that
What HP needs to do after The Hurd
Optus and their redundant SMSs
Has Labor shot down the Aussie net filter?
4,294,967,295 new Thunderbird messages?!
Was Google Wave the SS Great Eastern 2.0?
No more Facebook Whole Wheat Radio player
Google can’t internalise empathy
Move to Net Logistics all done!
Conroy dubbed Australia’s dumbest MP
An open letter to Tumblr Twitter users
Perl 6 Rakudo Star
The other Steve comments on the iPad
Make Firefox look spiffier with userChrome.css
No more Apple Cinema Displays
Links for 2010-07-27
Links for 2010-07-26
SegPub downtime problem #8
Goodbye Nexus One
FreeBSD 8.1 freshly toasted
SBS asking the tough questions
Links for 2010-07-24
Backing up Firefox bookmarks
I already read these, Google Reader!
Google Android the latest US weapon?
Links for 2010-07-21
Links for 2010-07-20
Telstra’s Internet and Cyber-safety site thing
My latest project worked!
Links for 2010-07-17
Longwinded post on the iPhone 4 saga
Keeping volumes mounted when TrueCrypt quits
Open letter to ZDNet Australia
Schweet all day notebook battery power
Links for 2010-07-12
Great Firewall of Australia on hold…
Phantom package manager messages
Was YouTube just maliciously hacked?
The whole Beef Taco Firefox debate
The saga of finding old Windows 98 discs!
No internet filter change under Gillard
One sided reporting on Android and the iPhone
Android is Cheerios, not sweet eye candy
Australia has a female atheist PM! Run away!
Ed Bott misses reason for Windows crapware
Links for 2010-06-17
The Starbucks culture in Singapore
Links for 2010-06-15
hptrr: no controller detected FreeBSD error
Australia to record browsing history?
Hate mail on my mum, Windows
Thinking about WWDC 2010
After the jump… into a BP lake
Wind powered Slashdot comments
Links for 2010-06-06
Links for 2010-06-05
Getting a tweet from Cory Doctorow!
Review of Fedora 13 on my ThinkPad thingy
North Korean agents trying to break blogs?
M1 provided Wireless@SG doesn’t like Qmax
Finally upgraded my ThinkPad X40’s memory!
More SegPub fail without a peep
Take THAT internet quotas!
Stop the presses, iPad sells in Japan!
hwbrowser Hardware Browser
Steve Ballmer, 20 years of Microsoft in Singapore
Fedora 13 Goddard cooked
#CloudSourceSG, SalesForce in Singapore
Using UUIDs in Fedora’s fstab file
Some Western Digital drives have EARS
Nostalgia at Windows 3.0 turning 20
Investigating Python 3 support in Fedora
Installing TrueCrypt on x86 or x84 Fedora
Google supporting Flash doesn’t make it open
Aussie customs can now search laptops
Jim Kloss woke me up this morning
Caution: filename not matched unzip error
Common Fedora GCC problems
Writing a post from… phpMyAdmin
Fedora 13 countdown in the sky with rockets
Picking up an MSI P43T-C51 for peanuts!
Commodore’s Amiga fumble in one line
Venting my own Steam for Mac frustrations
Even Deutsche Welle falls into piracy loss trap
Site to fight unfair Aussie bank fees
14th of May is Kill Your Facebook Day
Who do you think helped YouTube write this?
Neanderthal-Human interbreeding ideas
Steve Jobs ruffles email feathers, again
Android isn’t evil, it’s just not as awesome
Microsoft’s consumer space woes
Netscape icon swap nostalgia
Using pushd and popd with tcsh
Down argh Twitter down gone Twitter argh
Few quick Mac Terminal TrueCrypt tips
Does Facebook sell me with a pretty bow?
An unlikely musical Twitter duo
Using Firefox, no Namoroka, no Lorentz
Why does Flip4Mac need Silverlight?
Whopping 7% of Americans on Twitter
Computers for Real People™?
Circumventing Aussie firewall could be illegal
Buying stolen property is Apple’s fault?
Segpub finally fixing my web server?
Excited, verbose review of Joe’s Own Editor
HP buys Palm, Ruben buys coffee to feel better
The Fedora folk have a sense of humour
Facebook third parties and inconvenient privacy
Running Windows on sales terminals… sigh
Signing the EFA’s petition
Aussie filter patronises the digital generation
Links for 2010-04-21
The real folks who should buy Palm
Aussie Across America and using email better
#Adelaide #Earthquake Twitterings
What happened to the vibrating Logitech mouse?
Some midday eBay listing fun
Robbie Williams sings about… Palm?
Palm for sale, and some drawn out nostalgia
Neal O’Carroll buying me a coffee
A Tree Style Tab post, now with free trivia
A hodgepodge of error messages
The Reinvigorated Programmer by Mike Taylor
Facebook iTunes integration… why?
Conroy responds to critics… online?
Host multiple blogs with default WordPress?
Dr Karl answers your programming questions
Mr GigaOM poses with an iPad
Reframing my Wikipedia critisism as proposals
The iPad and Palmar Hyperhidrosis -ness
The iPhone, iPad forcing people off Flash
FrankSting and Slashdot Znu on the iPad
Gnome 2.30 has been released, I think
iPad swimming pool iPod bathtubs
The SHOCKING TRUTH about Disqus, et al
My auspicious Windows 7 review
New iTunes 9.1 books library thing
Personal take on CNET’s iPhone 4G wishlist
Uh oh, Facebook pre-approved third-party sites
Obama frowns at the Great Aussie Firewall
Visio 2007 trips Windows 7 compatibility thing
Batteries own me
Singapore, Aussie banks make no sense
Unix file compression basics
Main methods in Python, Ruby, Java stuff
Launching my code snippet site… maybe…
Clean Windows 7 upgrade from Windows 2000
The world has come to an end!
Ruben’s Windows 7 student adventures
Qantas newsletters don’t… jump
Firefox 3.6.2 fixes that zero day exploit thing
Rush Limbaugh, healthcare reform, goodbye!
Support Electronic Frontiers Australia
SQL tried and true, but WXR still horribly broken
Graduating from nvi, kinda
Michael Atkinson stepping down (onto a thorn?)
Could Melody give WordPress some competition?
Windows Phone Mobile thing 7 is… the iPhone?
How I learned to love The Gimp
New Bus Eireann site review thingy
Ruby on Rails > Django in one respect…
Ruben’s biased browser feature table
What are your favourite browser plugins?
2010.03.18 SegPub outages
Fielding beats Ludlam, game over folks
Only enabling 16 bit PCMCIA in a FreeBSD kernel?
Kudos to Dick Smith Electronics in Adelaide
A combination lock USB key?
Declaring Google Reader bankruptcy
Never before seen in a democracy…
Don’t read this, read Josh Nunn’s Geekorium
Links for 2010-03-15
Trying out the nvi editor
FreeBSD 8.0 boots on a Toshiba Libretto 70CT
Michael Franks page is only off by 33 years!
Booting a physical drive in VirtualBox
Beware the wrath of @DaveWiner !
Tcsh telling me DING!
Links for 2010-03-12
@roel247 just bought me a coffee!
@cb60089 just bought me coffee!
Links for 2010-03-10
My 3rd Twitter anniversary today
Links for 2010-03-08
Downgrading back to Mac OS X Leopard
Rescuing Wikipedia from deletors, part two
Links for 2010-03-06
I can honestly say I didn’t expect that result!
Australia starting to lose global respect
Ruining people’s Google Reader feeds
Trying out Whole Wheat Radio widgets
unzip need PK compat. v4.5 error thing
Do I just not get Facebook irony?
Links for 2010-03-03
Possible reason for mixed Rudd premier meeting?
A case study in why features != usability
What Jonathan Schwartz couldn’t say
Things you might not know about Microsoft
Ncurses makes C all warm and fuzzy
TweetDeck artefacts aren’t so arty
A Japanese Dell makes it with a Mac Mini
The new
Apple’s unfortunate environment backstep
Losing my mind, loosly
Google Ad Planner now… DoubleClick?
Links for 2010-02-20
Responding to Aussie internet filter email #1
SuperDrive likes FreeBSD, scared by Fedora
Google Reader constantly logging me out
Getting an email for Windows 7
An ncurses virgin installs it and tries it out
Welcome to the 21st century Conroy, Atkinson
Shell’s massive data breach loss thing
Google Buzz was a Google Facebook moment
Office for Mac adopting the screen hogging ribbon?
Answering J-Walk’s clock
Google’s Singapore Chinese New Year #fail
A quickie 3.2.0 review
Foursquare sorta sells out, I’m on Gowalla
Conroy compares Aussie Firewall to China
Kent Brockman on 80% Aussie firewall support
Aperture 3 signalling end of 32-bit support?
Could KDE 4.4 be enough to win me back?
Researching Nikon micro lenses
This afternoon’s outage
Links for 2010-02-08
It’s started on CNET…
Canberra is a city a city a city on Wikipedia
Install Flash? Why?
Jonathan Schwartz leaves Sun, fanboy response
CNET email marketing #fail
Links for 2010-02-03
Trialling widescreen Rubénerd theme thingy
Michael Atkinson steps down on net gag order!
I broke Google Reader YouTube shenanigans
Links for 2010-02-01
Adobe attacks… with figures!
iPad without Flash is Google without IE6
An OpenSSH epiphany
Politicians avoiding questions video stuff
Probably no Firefox update security loophole…
OECD is OECD is OECD on Wikipedia
Initial iPad Star Trek sounding reactions
Worrying out loud about the Apple Tablet
OS X telling me to Service Battery? Uh oh
Fun with graphical Links browser
Lovingy detailed Logitech Anywhere MX review
Firefox 3.6 golden brown and delicious
Michael Atkinson on democracy, games
Oxfam Haiti relief fund
Links for 2010-01-19
Reality check on that Google China thing
When truncation attacks
Can you print a blank page?
Restoring damaged FreeBSD boot loaders
Upgrading a Western Digital MyBook
Catching up on a fortnight of happenings
Heeeeeeeee’s back!
[Eurotrip] Longwinded through free Dublin WiFi
Uniqlo made me like clothes shopping!
Rubénerd Blog 24(*10^2)
The Unarchiver 2.2 rocks
Links for 2009-12-22
The Great Australian and Chinese Firewalls
How web business still surprises me
Palm nostalgia and marketing folk
Links for 2009-12-19
The Tennant 5700 industrial scrubber
Can’t work Qt4-QtRuby on Snow Leopard
Choosing between Ruby/Tk or Java Swing
Bummer, I have to contact myself
Happy 8th anniversary GigaOm!
Great Firewall of Australia will happen
Prevent [Ruby/]Tk window resizing
Messing around with YAML and Ruby
Logitech Powered USB Hub schweetness
Links for 2009-12-12
I won’t be using MarsEdit, for now
Links for 2009-12-11
My Open Web Awards, Mashable be darned!
Short post: Why I blog
SingTel Huawei E180 on Snow Leopard
DéLonghi Magnifica loud noises fixed!
Links for 2009-12-06
Bing wasn’t the page you wanted
Ultra fancy new Planitonearth maps
Market research fail
Sorry for flooding your blog aggregator!
Shell TrueCrypt on OS X
Pixelated Snow Leopard icon problem
Mininova going the way of Suprnova
Spreading the FreeBSD 8.0 love
Firefox 3.6 makes tabs slighty more useful
Torrenting, downloading FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE
Redirecting UniSA email is such a relief!
PageRank, fast sites, net neutrality?
Horizontal remote controls anyone?
CNET advertisement positioning #fail
Motorola Milestone is tempting
Please consider the environment before printing
Links for 2009-11-21
Wait, FriendFeed still exists?
LilyTerm is my favourite terminal emulator!
Facebook’s reputation erosion?
Dell down, Microsoft makes hardware move
Fedora 12 installed and go!
Links for 2009-11-19
Internet Explorer 9 goals?
Links for 2009-11-18
UniSA virus #fail
Oversensitivity in computer games?
South Aussie tertiary education going Microsoft
In the market for a new Logitech mouse
Updated 2009 theme, the crowd gasps!
Fedora 12 beta’s bundling of Mono
Friday night shell adventure
Links for 2009-11-13
Safari 4.0.4 is slick, but…
Fedora 11 is almost awesome
Links for 2009-11-12
League tables will come to Australia
ThinkPad X40 secondary IDE #fail
Esoteric spam that serves no purpose
Could the OpenOfficeMouse be chorded?
Android’s built in excuse?
VPN connections faster than direct ones?
Optus bill payment disconnect fail
Unmount discs without ejecting on Macs
Zuckerberg pokes fun at his users!
Kaspersky’s FreeBSD anti virus! What?
24 hour Singapore shops and businesses
Worrying out loud about JavaScript
TextMate defaulting to the root directory
Will Twitter Lists replace TweetDeck Groups?
Train Simulator at 1am
FreeBSD in VMware Fusion 3.0 is amazing!
Freshly toasted VMware Fusion 3 goodness
Facebook made changes? No, really?
2222 posts, and goodbye to GeoCities
Running Windows on ATMs
Links for 2009-10-26
Generalising about Gen Y generalisations!
Gordon Haff on why tech takes time
A Twitter picture is worth…
Links for 2009-10-24
Internode has launched a blog thingy
Style guidelines are sneaky and difficult
Singapore Post’s postcode finder
Writing code that ends cleanly without breaks
Sophisticated Windows 3.0 sound!
Jim Kloss on The Whole Wheat Radios
Thoughts on the .net Firefox plugin saga
Got a copy of Microsoft Dinosaurs from 1993!
DOS nostaligia post with links and no point
The birth of a Sidekicking verb?
Cap’n, we’re under attack by Twitter bots!
StarCraft, South Korea and Wikipedia
Uh oh, I broke The
Trying out SmugMug
On Java inner classes and whatnot
Half hour units and WordPress whatnot
Why must external drives behave this way?
Null Java data members versus methods
A particularly ironic error message
Links for 2009-10-12
iPhoneUserNews and dull comment trolls
Another paid post email thing
The Sun Oracle Database Machine
Flickr Pro accounts expire like grilled cheese
Alas, XTreeGold and DOSBox don’t tango
My first Everyday Rewards junk mail
Quicken and Agenda: DOSBox to the rescue!
Links for 2009-10-05
Multiple online identities are too tiring
Java and JavaScript service announcement
Changing boot order in VMware Fusion
Basic Java linked list queue implementation
Welcome Google Reader readers!
Java telling us The Tale of Alan A’Dale
Rodrigo Haenggi’s cool new blog
Deleting, starting my Facebook profile again
Internode reactivated within a few hours!
I don’t need no stinkin FormSpring
The new MacBook Pro inverter worked!
Twitter is Google Reader with editors
Telstra, Optus, Internode killed my study break!
Work struggle between SQLite over MySQL
Home internet down, no new posts
Links for 2009-09-21
Windows 7 not faster than XP after all
My sudoku puzzles page is go!
Don’t use JavaScript to compose pages
Programming language work and nostalgia
Links for 2009-09-19
Single Dock Stack icon for all your drives
Exception and Throwable Java classes
Rubenerd Fun Fact #82 Spanish homes
Alternatives to Firefox?
New MyUniSA home page launch
Programmers confuse Halloween and Christmas
2009.09.15 SegPub outage
Firefox 3.0.14 and 3.5.3 announced
Thinking out loud about internet conversations
Launch of Rubenérd Incorporated
The Cliq beating Apple
Basic Java linked list stack implementation
Rearranging Gnome titlebar buttons
Links for 2009-09-12
Lousy networks more effective than filters!
An iTelephone app advertising fail
Links for 2009-09-10
HP LaserJet Error -9672 on Snow Leopard
BASIC on the iPhone Commodore 64
Multiple Java classes in one file
Links for 2009-09-07
Theory behind linked lists
Logos and Java classes for Java classes
Doubts over my Cult of the Mac membership
Shot inverter in the MacBook Pro
No backlight on Snow Leopard MacBook Pro
I’m in love with Snow Leopard’s new Menlo font
Wikipedia’s new spiffy beta UI
PC DOS 7 on a ThinkPad X40?
2009 Wordle for 2009
Radio UserLand and the scary cloud
Good encrypted disk images on Mac OS X
WordPress summaries on some posts
2000 posts and a TweetDeck desktop!
Sharing your favourite restaurants online
Interesting Gnome sorting
Live trial of the Great Firewall of Australia
Firefox 3.5 still unstable in Snow Leopard
Getting ready for Snow Leopard
Links for 2009-08-29
My Snow Leopard software compatibility list
Font smoothing in Snow Leopard
First impression of Snow Leopard: is gut!
Links for 2009-08-27
Using RandomAccessFile objects in Java
Mawson Lakes internet since Tuesday
Rubenerd Blog reached then 1980s!
Links for 2009-08-26
I won’t be advertising on Twitter
An arm, a leg and a Drobo
Dissecting USA Today article about Twitter
Links for 2009-08-25
Repeated SegPub downtime over last few days
Just ordered Snow Leopard
I heart Gnome’s international panel clock
My blog reached the 1960s! Peace Out!
Worrying out loud about iMovie HD 06
White dialog, toasted, dry, nothing on it
Message in a Bottle #SongsInCode
Final review of ThinkPad X40 awesomeness
Links for 2009-08-21
Google Reader should update feed addresses
Got me a set of TrackPoint replacement caps
Mac and FreeBSD guy trying Debian
This is a title for a TweetDeck outage post
Links for 2009-08-19
Three million Wikipedia articles!
Links for 2009-08-18
Initial ThinkPad X40 review, is gut!
OpenSolaris doesn’t like 512MiB of memory
Downloading, downgrading to Firefox 3.0.13
Links for 2009-08-17
Craptastic versus good quality second hand?
Twitter is a place of great [t]wit!
Getting a copy of Windows 7 Home Basic
Does mess up your iPhone 3G?
Grabbing an IBM Thinkpad X40!
Whoops, Oracle does auto not null primary keys
Choosing a Java IDE
Links for 2009-08-14
Links for 2009-08-13
Phew, NoScript now blocks HTML5 media
Custom Java exceptions
Australian Central Credit Union, PermitCookies
Facebook buying Friendfeed, off to Tumblr
Java multiple interface ambiguity
On Tim Berners-Lee and URI hacks
urlTea now, this stuff is scary
Uh oh, I killed The Google Readers
When NOT to use Java’s array.length method!
My pledge in response to Experts-Exchange
Links for 2009-08-09
VMware Fusion Fail
Coffee shops starting to ban laptops?
Do not be afraid of tablet computers!
Windows 7 wants to search me
The 2009.06.08 #TwitterFail
Internet Explorer 6 Must Die Twibbon
Celebrating 1,888 posts!
Is it a final goodbye for urlTea?
What kind of Twitter user are you?
Java ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException
UniSA doesn’t like Permit Cookies alas
MacBook Pro trackpad on OpenSolaris
iTelephone 3.0.1
New BriefingsDirect design looks familiar
Links for 2009-08-02
18,000 tweets and all that
iPhoneUserNews is a breath of fresh air
OpenSolaris, MacBook Pro, partition order
Dual-booting OpenSolaris on a MacBook Pro
Windows 7 with 2000 explorer.exe?
Optus phone reconnection adventures
Uh oh, I killed The Wikipedias
Microhoo won’t undercut Google, for now
Microhoo: a formidable partnership!
Chatting with Dana Gardner on Twitter
There’s nothing wrong with online privacy
Links for 2009-07-29
Mac keycaps for Unicomp keyboards
A desktop background uh oh
New theme merging whatnot
Grilled cheese object reference diagrams
Another spiffy new MacBook Pro battery
Relationship between Twitter and blogs
Taking Paul Thurrott to task on the Zune HD
Stability problems with Firefox 3.5.1
There’s no such word as movies!
eBay thinks I’m a women who drinks coffee
Womanwithbite has been Twitter blocked
Links for 2009-07-14
Seperate templates for WordPress categories
My dad’s site has gone live
Checking if tweets are under 140 characters
More Commodore 16 Unicomp keyboard comparions is now JavaScript free! I think
Sue Heins from Inspring Women on Twitter!
MacBook Pro ExpressCard slot debacle?
Links for 2009-07-12
Links for 2009-07-11
VLC media player reaching version 1.0
Comparing my Unicomp to my Commodore 16
Why do they need 2 weeks to unsubscribe me?
I almost got my Unicomp SpaceSaver! Blast!
Links for 2009-07-09
I love my new Unicomp buckling spring keyboard!
Links for 2009-07-08
Google Chrome OS… goodbye X11?
Getting priorities right with WordPress 2.9
TACO, Master Password Timeout for Firefox
Mike Rann tells me it’s cold in Adelaide
No carrier error for SingTel EVDO
Links for 2009-07-04
Device failed to calibrate laser… wait what?
Affordable MacBook Air, Green Hummers
Tab Mix Plus not working well in Firefox 3.5
Gmail’s awful new label system
Kudos to Unicomp
Just ordered a Unicomp SpaceSaver keyboard
Mozilla Firefox 3.5 is out
Twitter needs personalised filtering
The HP 12C as the greatest iPhone app ever!
Removing Categories from WordPress URIs
Links for 2009-06-27
Desired features for Twitter and whatnot
Don’t fix Outlook, ditch HTML email!
Landscape iTelephone keyboard everywhere!
Links for 2009-06-25
Links for 2009-06-24
Adding my Twitter account to WeFollow
Followup iTelephone Optus unlocking post
Using my unlocked iTelephone in Singapore
Links for 2009-06-23
Unicomp and CVT keyboards
Links for 2009-06-22
On effective blog taglines
IBM Model M and Northgate Omnikey keyboards
64bit FreeBSD Commander Keen
Using Qmax as your free Wireless@SG carrier
Microsoft is really running out of ideas
Singapore’s Wireless@SG extended to 2013
@WomanwithBite versus @Rubenerd and co!
Links for 2009-06-15
Swag from the Singapore PC Expo 2009
Links for 2009-06-13
On online mail, email and mail online
Links for 2009-06-12
Using Gnome icons in the Xfce desktop
The Midnight Commander… editor?
Links for 2009-06-10
Brief comments about new MacBooks
GTK+ failing to build, Xcode 3.0 is the culprit
Excluding WordPress categories
An insightful, honest Twitter message
Review of Nitrogen background setter and previewer
Openbox FreeBSD netbook software whatnot
GRC newsgroup discusson on Leo Laporte
Trippy Slashdot feedback picture whatsit
Happy birthday wishes for Tetris!
Servage and I are officially no more!
Xfce 4.6.1’s I18n and bug fix improvements
Unintended spam obfuscation poetry
A week off blogging looks like this
GRC’s SpinRite can’t be licenced for students
Happy 1st of June, bandwidth quota reset
Bing ain’t a Wolfram Alpha, Google, Yahoo
See you on the 1st of June
Whoops, 89% over transfer limit!
Some Mac software link clouds
The real problem with PHP
Broken Mac The Sims 2 equals bummer
Yahoo obfuscates search results now too
Testing pkgsrc on my MacBook Pro
WordPress category URI conundrum
If you’ve never tried Midnight Commander…
CNET comments are getting old
Testing Mozilla Firefox 3.5 Beta 4
Microsoft’s most epic fail of all time, researching Cibai!
Creating clouds of links instead of long lists
Web aggregators: the chocolate shop problem
Disjointed geographic observations on Wolfram Alpha
Congrats to Gerard van Essen from
Pouring coffee on a laptop wasn’t a good idea
Ghostery Mozilla Firefox extension review
My final verdict on Clipmarks
Credit card fraud on rise, IT security thoughts
Netscape reference in FreeBSD
My Intel Inside Xeon stickers arrived
An open letter to tech journalists
New Windows 7 logo, packaging leaked
My updated list of useful Firefox Extensions
FreeBSD 7.2 has been released
Reader comment: Google Chrome TV Ads
PC DOS 2000 boots on an Armada M300!
Social engineering email attacks are scary
RSS, Rubenerd Show, Anime, Thoughts, WWR
SG$700 for a Kindle? Thanks but no thanks
Karen Collins shooting Jim on Whole Wheat Radio
SimpleTags for WordPress
Herrie only plays Hi-Fi Whole Wheat Radio
Quiz says I have a Northeast American accent
Should blog posts be treated as time capsules?
Why do spammers spam?
Expected to find the Rubenerd Forum?
Free Software versus Open Source
It’s FreeBSD’s documentation, stupid
Cheap online source for software spam
New Rubenerd Show stuff… almost worked!
Technorati claim thingy
The optical and magnetic media tag race
Swine flu spam already?
The Schade Family Internet Grid!
MacBook Pro wishing out loud and whatnot
My belated review of VirtualBox for Mac
Installing Linux for the first time
Rescuing Wikipedia from some of its editors
Reading and writing Windows drives on Mac
The end of an era: no more GeoCities
Advertising on
Enabling CD-ROMs in DOS with generic drivers
Harold Nolte’s DOS nostaliga quiz!
My belated review of
Scatterbrain thoughts on the Sun Oracle deal
Om Malik on Facebook’s identity crisis
On sneezing and webhost downtime
Restoring posts since February finally done!
Turning off Post Revisions in WordPress
I’m back at, just like 2004!
Hello world!
Looking back at virtual machines on Macs
Super easy Windows 98 auto-patch archive
WordPress post ID 4000 celebration
Some LivingSocial updates
It started as a Centrelink Windows 7 critique
Review of Living Social top five lists
BetterPriavacy 1.25 broken in Firefox 3.0.8?
Restoring files with MacVim, Vim
Followup to my MacVim review last year
Review of AirMe for iPhone and iPod Touch
Giving credit where its due to Internode
Reading Google Reader in the dark on Linux, BSD
WordPress WXR/RSS problems solved!
Clipmark: China spying on Aussie PM’s emails
I just finished installing Movable Type 4!
Internet Explorer 8.1 to support Firefox plugins
Trying again with WordPress WXR exporting
A Sinclair ZX Spectrum for The Sims 2!
Yucky obfuscated Google search result links
Another quick Simple Spam filter update
Was ALMOST ready to overuse Clipmarks!
Clipmark: Slashdot Aussie censorship comment
Linking to registration pages on Twitter
Is Facebook trying to rip off my beloved Twitter?
Playing around with Clipmarks
Clipmarks test post with a photo
New Clipmarks account test post
Pointless post 1234 milestone celebration
Night thoughts about WXR, PHP, MySQL…
Reattributing authors in WordPress
WordPress eXtended export fun, 2007-09
Review of the new Xfce 4.6 desktop
Changing folders in the Terminal on Mac OS X
Excited about the AF-S NIKKOR DX 35mm f/1.8G
Jesse the JavaScript Worm
Quick lessons for NoScript and Firefox
It takes 10 steps to download StuffIt Expander
Come again?
Can Simoleons be exchanged on the forex market?
It started as a post comparing Reader and Bloglines
Is it RIP for Singapore internet radio? Probably
Switching to the TENEX C Shell on Arch Linux
Moving to Linux from FreeBSD on my Armada M300
Sunday afternoon post: Using my sister’s MacBook
I have some barred locations on my phone line!
Awesome usability Firefox extensions I use
A privacy and potential security Flash scare
No Twitter makes me chew office furniture
Trying to think of a catchy, inelastic software title
A fancier Scarlet A from The OUT Campaign
Optus stole my sanity again
Awesome security and privacy Firefox extensions
Opening exported Quicktime images in The Gimp
An Optus phone billing adventure
Followup to my Simple Spam Filter review
On Windows, file systems and shallow directories
Be careful Ruben, you only have 10 seconds
Please use Sumatra PDF instead of Adobe Reader!
The Delicious bookmarklets are all you need
Facebook’s terms of service change? Yawn.
Spread FreeBSD and all that
Sites that are still using MD5
Disabling the PC speaker in FreeBSD
Happy 1234567890 everybody!
Every friggen page is now XHTML 1.0 Strict
An iPhone uh oh message
Spelling it rediculous makes you look it
Shell work at 01:15 in the morning != smart
GlimmerBlocker: great idea in theory
FrostWire improves upon LimeWire
The best tool for the job is the one you can use
Redundant Web 2.0 slogans are
My feedback for Security Now 181
W3C’s XHTML ordered list mistake
Rubenerd Blog XHTML 1.0 Strict-yness
Stephen Fry on Creative Commons
I cite Wikipedia in everything I do!
Initiating SFTP connections with a non standard port
Booting Windows Vista should mean kicking it…
Debian security motivational posers
TanTanNoodles Simple Spam Filter
Quick guide to burning CDs in FreeBSD
Windows 7 security not worse than Vista
iPhone update 2.2.1
This site may harm your computer! Google error
An unlikely link to the Fedora team in Tunisia
Discovering a miracle cure for hotlinking!
Putting off customers to attract customers?
An FTP gotcha on Windows versus Unix
Turning a Firefox story into an anti-Mac story?
I’d love to meet Python inventor Guido van Rossum
Moving back to Internet Explorer 8?
Apple awarded patent for the iPhone interface
A ridiculously pointless 1111 post celebration
Partially recovering damaged tar files in Mac OS X thinks this blog is about Management?
Defending my Internet Archive uploading methods
Uploading Rubenerd Shows to the IA, day 2
Uploading 260+ shows to the IA, one at a time
Perhaps 2009 isn’t a complete write off yet is no longer being blocked!
FreeBSD has come a long way on Wikipedia too
Rubenerd Shows are now on
I love blog commenting systems again
Hong Kong Post Office uses SHA1 not MD5
Optus slapped with a fine for sending spam
I probably won’t be using Chrome on Mac (or BSD)
The ball is in your court Ourmedia
How long does it take to reset Twitter passwords?
Wrong Windows installer to install and installer?
Protect yourself against MD5 certificates
A hilarious Windows 7 beta report!
A reference reference to a J-Walk reference
So Apple isn’t giving up trade shows?
A refreshed Windows disgust rant!
This could take a while
The unnessisary excess of multipe ink cartridges
Voltaire on superfluous blogging and hair styles
Ifconfig versus ipconfig versus ifconfig
FreeBSD 7.1 now available!
Viewing images from the Terminal in Mac OS X
A year of blogging condensed into a Wordle
Using env in shebang scripting language lines
Remembering my silly mum one year on
Agitating Google Reader users!
My phantom Ourmedia account is a phantom
Google Reader struggle continues!
Eventually there will be posts with substance
Servage hacking, Rubenerd blocking update and Servage have just been blocked
Chicken soup, a nice thick blanket and a book of cliches
A kitchen for Pownce users
Stop blaming Microsoft for cybersecurity woes?
An involved Optus customer support debacle
Pownce exported me a 404 error screen
On Google Reader, the iPhone and J-Walkyness
Making Firefox 3 look like a Mac browser
Having fun with out Aussie download quotas
I’m being punished for supporting blog comments!
Scripts to make Google Reader usable again!
It started as a post about drafts!
A koobface nail in the coffin for Facebook
Google Reader takes a turn for the bland
Google Map of Adelaide Christmas light displays
Is this shipping table normal?
Net censorship like trying to boil the ocean
Conflicting xml:lang attribute woes
What the 15 inch MacBook Pro really needs
Gordon Haff’s Pervasive Datacentre review
Visualising Google searches with StateStats
101 things we’ve learned from video games
Enabling the Processor preference pane
Search for a killer desktop replacement combo
Late Linehaul Frt Delayed and other observations
My final Pownce post for posterity
Pownce export feature now available
Goodbye Pownce, I Hardly Used Thee
Never thought I’d have 1000 posts!
They listened! DBS no longer supporting FOTF
Warm feedback for my DBS FOTH post
Drive catastrophe, good thing I have solid backups
OPML feed for Great Australian Firewall resources
Ruben’s words of camera phone wisdom
iPhone 2.2 makes MobileSafari usable again!
The GetUp Team on the Great Australian Firewall
DBS Bank’s support for Focus on the Family
Installing Alpine on Mac OS X
Ended up as an non-ode ode to John C. Dvorak
Disable Marker Felt on iPhone, iPod Touch Notes
Sunday afternoon philosophy: spiritual atheism
Preliminary results of NetBSD on a MacBook Pro
Ruben’s epic Phantom of the Opera Ghost File
Western Digital Scorpio Black 298GiB goodness
Freshly baked Camino 1.6.5 now out
An Adelaide Airport addendum post thing
Blog spammers now using targeted advertising?
The EFA’s Dale Clapperton on Triple M
My review was featured on!
I’m calling it quits on Facebook
Somehow I don’t think I’ll be sending this
Google Reader feature requests
Windows 3.x on Mac OS X using DOSBox
Spamhaus names Microsoft in their top 5
Running Windows 3.x on a MacBook Pro
Remembrance Day header image updated
Reminiscing about DOS, Windows 3.x
Google Reader, take three!
My falling out with Microsoft actually explained
Possible reason why there’s no MacBook FireWire
Google Reader has me bamboozled
Assigning applications to spaces on Mac OS X Leopard
Notes on using NetBSD’s pkgsrc on Mac OS X
Sophisticated MacBook Pro cooling consulting solution
Metadata urges is an unfortunate title
Rubenerd Blog October 2008 rambling summary
New Aussie NoCleanFeed protest graphics
Apple, these are my FireWire drives
How to forcibly eject drives in Mac OS X
Only problem so far with the iPhone: MobileSafari
No Clean Feed, No Censorship on Australian internet
Windows 7’s blatant duplication of KDE’s interface
On RSS, Michael Moore, Jim Kloss and Taxis
Creating and using restricted accounts on Mac OS X
Brief flirtation with FreeBSD on my MacBook Pro is over
Mac OS X thinks Adelaide is in eastern Australia
MacBook a winner, unless you need FireWire
I can now boot FreeBSD on my MacBook Pro!
Keyboard and coffee, Sent from my iPhone
Open letter to overseas Facebook users
My MacBook Pro likes bras… whoa, what?
The penultimate plus one MacBook FireWire post
Addressing some MacBook FireWire arguments
Tips for compiling KDE 4.1 from FreeBSD ports
Apple still claims the MacBook includes FireWire
Obituary for FireWire 1999-2008
Apple’s tragic FireWire MacBook mistake
When people lose interest in you, use Qwitter
If you like my writing, you can buy me a coffee!
Registering for Brightkite fun, just a slight mistake
New aluminium block MacBook Pros are nice, mostly!
Journalistic merging of wikis and blogs?
New Apple notebook hardware, waffle irons
Nobody will ever need 16GiB, right?
So much feedback, yet this barely qualifies as a post
Blue Day 2008 and Mental Health Week
Free and open source Mac software goodies
AltaVista Babel Fish is no more
Nitpicking open source and free… again
My kingdom for a bigger notebook hard drive
Happy 10th birthday wishes for Google
My sister Elke now has a lettuth weblog
Fun with the Mac OS X weather widget
How do you curb weblog sporadic-ness?
BeOS, the Amiga, now the iPhone?
Okay okay I got an iPhone!
Freshly baked Camino 1.6.4 now out
My OS pipe dream, and HP developing a Linux distro?
Disingenuousity isn’t a word, but should be
Google Chrome goodness!
On the Mawson Lakes library and common sense
Networking issue to blame for poor VMware Fusion BSD performance?
VMware Fusion 2.0 Release Candidate 1 available
Do we all like HP’s new logo?
VIDEO: Replacing the fan in my MacBook Pro
Eye really like my EyeTV
A revisited MacVim editor review
Cleaning out accumulated FTP crap
Eeirily accurate web comics are eeiry
Is WordPress news not anymore?
It turned into a Vim and GNU nano ramble post
VMware Fusion 2.0 beta2 with FreeBSD review
This useless 810th post has the ID 1337
I’ve changed Twitter clients, again
OPEN Networks can’t spell Porsche
Drive letters in Mac OS X
Internode rocks!
Automatically quitting windows
Post 800!
Virgin Broadband doesn’t like my money!
Can’t log in after upgrading to WordPress 2.6
Phone line connection musings
The Adobe Flash of the comments world
Telecommunications infrastructure shock…?
Taking the high road, I hope!
Western Digital MyBook DHCP adventure
On Adelaide life updates and tank chairs
Hotlinking isn’t. Ruben arrested for bad heading
Only one problem with strong encryption
On Zimbabwe and operating systems
The Evolt browser archive
Backing up CDs to ISOs on FreeBSD
FreeBSD AMD64 is good for you
Tunneling X11 through SSH on Mac OS X
Fun with Xfce part 4: Using Openbox
The CNET Mac Conspiracy
Downloaded Firefox 3.0, still on Camino
Long live the Cobind Desktop
Whole Wheat Radio Wireless@SG problems
Fun with Xfce, part three
Fun with Xfce, part two
Fun with Xfce, part one
Ruby 1.8.7 released
Sus meeting up spam
Recover forgotten passwords in Camino
Just ordered a Yubikey
Latest computer book haul
VIM security note for FreeBSD folks
KDE user moving his main machine to GNOME
Zip and rar archives in Gnome
Web 8.0 goodness
Using Twhirl with Jaiku
Camino and Google Reader atom problems
Very expensive podcast folder nostalgia
Google Reader shared items
Retro Atlantic Neon signs
NTP primer on FreeBSD, NetBSD
Google says I’m a spammer, again
The iPhone in Australia
FreeBSD on an Armada M300 rocks
Double uh oh
Can you categorise too much?
Data capacity then and now, pretty amazing!
Microsoft not to buy Yahoo?
Showing network drives on an OS X desktop
Setting up MediaWiki for registered user edits only
A pleasant afternoon quiz distraction
Konqueror suppoirt isn’t a new Gmail feature
Incredible SGD579 laptop deal
On Adobe Air, limited accounts, updating, BSD
Spreadsheet adventures (and Excel 08 sucks!)
Well there you go, the K does mean something
I’m not being blocked so far!
You see, iWork is like a box of chocolates
The Commodore logo stats conspiracy
Specify image dimensions and save the world!
Uh oh
A philosophical Twitter question
Cutting Mono out of GNOME on FreeBSD
Why do you use Twitter?
Inheriting a little Armada M300 subnotebook!
Using just as a bookmark repository
My favourite free Windows 2000 security tools
Making restitution for my Vista post
A silly happy birthday Elke!
UN report on women chilling, not surprising
Useless post 700 post milestone post
My Windows Vista Home Premium adventure
Intel’s breathtaking photos from Twitter
The Internet Explorer Q Continuum
Comments instead of the forum
Apple bundling Safari was dumb
Ironic Adobe FreeBSD advertising
A philosophical security question
No need to Ask who wins this Easter
Dodgy Windows virus scanner on FreeBSD!
Insanely useful webapp to convert PDF to SVG
Archaic existence rude metals spam
What happened to groovy Scripting News?
Sleek Openbox in KDE on FreeBSD
Does believing in God make you happier?
Debian Etch for 5, then back to Slackware
No LockerGnome, I now block you
Is embedded spam getting worse?
Powered by FreeBSD case sticker
Boohoo Microsoft Yahoo paraphernalia
Faulty Intel DQ35JO motherboard fun
The super wicked evil 666 post!
On low profile PCI cards and Microsoft tax
Rubenerd Blog made it to Upian’s Hot Links!
Family post with technical sociological term thingys
Jeremy Zawodny inspired Yahoo scenarios
Migrating from to Magnolia
KDE 3.5.8 font registration fun
Microsoft and Yahoo? Better close my accounts!
Leopard surprises me in February!
Twitter is down again!
Nokia buying Trolltech!
Accumulated holiday spam fun
Rubenerd Show on hiatus
Rails pollutes Ruby search results!
Emergency Twitter offline postings
Adobe Air musings and so forth
Snitter gets a Leopard makeover
hansoloaf on Microsoft, via Slashdot
How to run Internet Explorer securely?
Why do people add me en-masse on Twitter?
On spam and Schadenfreude
Felix and I start Tumblr weblogs!
Leopard’s X11 issues resolved
Happy birthday dad!
Kmahjongg and gingerbread at 0206am
Twitterrific lovingly sending… errors
Scary dubious Javascript evil
O’Reilly Objective C adventures in Singapore
Moving over to Segment Publishing!
Software compatibility with Leopard
1000 Rubenerd musings!
Mac OS X Leopard launch in Singapore!
Security changes in Mac OS X Leopard
Making Camino look like a Leopard app
Servage takes site offline for 3 days
Camino runs rings around Firefox
WordPress eXtended RSS fun
The mysterious little DFE-670TXD
Sign the NoOOXML petition!
Nokia e61i screenshot of iPhone site
Why I probably couldn’t own an iPhone
Weird CNET network links
My beautiful iBook is working again!
Mahalo is just plain silly
Rainer Schade’s open source juice
Maths spam experiment kaput
Thinning universal binaries with ditto
MTV ads on Twitter?
Coffee, free wifi and Twitter
Rzip is absolutely incredible
Twitter down, internet addiction!
Mixed reaction to August 2007 iPod crop
iPod features I’d love to see and love to hate
Sim Lim Square and the Athlon X2
COMEX Singapore 2007 expedition
Netscape Navigator 9 rocks!
New Singapore download speed record
Modular Xorg on NetBSD from scratch
iTunes 7.3.2 crashing, force quit does nothing
Another look at NetBSD
Linux Windows comparison whitepaper
Just bought VMware Fusion
Trolltech revises permitted Qt licences!
Damn your new iMacs and iWork Apple!
Hide-a-pod on Cranky Geeks
Fickleness 101: Sticking with WordPress
Enabling UTF8 in Nano
Keeping MacPorts up to date
Learning FreeBSD, FreeBSD 6 Unleashed
Yet another iPhone post
Native Aqua programmes and Correo
Kicking the Microsoft addiction step by step
UFRaw on Mac OS X to open RAW, RAF files
Wireless@SG harder than people give credit
Using Smultron and TextMate
Five things Apple supposedly made up
Another mum treatment update
Evil spam rain becomes a deluge
F1, Train Simulator and weekend fun
Ruben on Ruby
Flash: repeating past mistakes
Why I love Singaporean internet
Seagate hard disk shot my FireWire port
Adelaide in… Austria?
A Friday Vista
Transmission 0.7 released
Amazing shrunking heads
Ruben’s sexy new Mighty Mouse!
The Leo Laporte Jaiku effect
Twitter versus Jaiku shenanigans
Twitterrific 2.0 is slick!
Singapore humble on Google Maps!
FreeBSD verbose package installation
VMware Fusion Beta 3 released
On Coffee, Ruby, Harry’s and Moving
Trying VMware Fusion, and trying, and trying…
On Ruby CGI, hospitals and stuff
Ruby 1.8.6 released
X11, FreeBSD, Parallels Desktop, xorg.conf
FreeBSD guy tries and likes Slackware Linux!
Real reason we use Linux or BSD servers
Mikuru, Fluxbox with ROX-Filer on FreeBSD
FreeBSD Boleh!
Dumbass psychos and KL back to normal lah
Joomla forum account deleted
KDE user tries Gnome after 8 years!
Fsck, power surges, journaling, FreeBSD
Commonwealth English spelling in KDE
Windows Vista Yawn, Xfce 4.4.0 is out!
Kuala Lumpur International Airport WiFi is sweet!
Creating FreeBSD boot disks on Mac OS X
Haruhi Suzumiya dancing on FreeBSD?
iPhone and Zune, no comparison!
The all new Rubenerd Show is online!
The all new Rubenerd Blog is online!
Ruben Tries to Understand Data Independence
FreeBSD 6.1 Error on Parallels 3036
Parallels Desktop FreeBSD issues
Anyone Used a Creative Xmod?
HSBC Doesn’t Like Camino!
Guess I Should Run Software Update More Often!
Pretend You’re At a Malaysian WiFi Hotspot!
Fake Uni Degree Spam
Creating a LinkedIn Profile
Useful NetBSD / *NIX Commands For Newbies
SIOCSIFMEDIA: Invalid Argument
Nintendo Wii Lah
Apple I With Aftermarket Wooden Case!
NetBSD 3.1 Released
Dopey Lottery Spam
Rubenerd Forum Finally Fixed!
Fixing Rubenerd Sites for Internet Explorer Users
Secret Youth Tobacco Ads on YouTube?
Using WordPress Categories as Tags
Remove Go Button from Firefox 2.0
Waterfall Software Development
A Closer Look At Apple’s Universal Binaries
There Goes The Neighbourhood
Latest Rubenerd Outage
We Have Internet and Telephone Again!
Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf WiFi Down
Operating Systems Ranked
Bloglines Versus Google Reader, Can’t Decide!
Useful Ruby Tutorial Websites
Learning Ruby
New Ruby Website
Rubenerd Unplugged 001 2006.10.25
Microsoft Windows Live Messenger Spam
England Starts Fingerprinting Drinkers
LCARS 24 For Your PC!
Getting PHP Working on Mac OS X
Slashdot Quote
Virtual Apple ][
The Enterprise 64 Computer
Rubenerd Blog Maintenance
NeoOffice: Aqua Is Here!
Sun Download Manager
New iTunes 7 Screenshots
Retro Ericsson Melody Maker
Security Now! Feedback
Organise Your Life with PMWiki
New Google Notifier
Partial-Time Job Vacations, Kerrie !
Run Your Screensaver As Desktop Background
First Blu-ray Disc Drive Won’t Play Blu-ray Movies
Online Auctions Raise Value of Charity Gifts
PocketMac for BlackBerry
Singapore Lifestyle Wiki
Sol Mania for Blackberry
Commodore 64 T-Shirt
The GIMP and the Sharpen Filter
Wikipedia Error
Do You Know Japanese?
Open Source Software on the Mac
Sonray Share Trading Game
Orange Juice Cleaning Products?
Ridata 8GB CompactFlash Card
Revisiting The Venerable A Tag
Another eBay Error
EDS & CSC Are Gonna LOVE This Article!
Windows XP at Uni
Ruben is Romantic: Quizilla
Dice Testimonial
AAA Mortgage Solutions
Even Windows Vista’s PRICES Suck
Registering for Slashdot
Break The Chain
Great IT Spares eBay Australia Store
Integrated Mainboards and AC’97
Modem Versus WinModem
Retro Computer Museum
Moving to WordPress MU
Mac OS X on the Power Macintosh G3
Technorati Tag Plugin
Random Weirdness Spam
Apple Battery Recall
Ramtil Oil
Is Down?
Frank Edward Nora’s Blog
Fathers Day PayPal Spam
Very Clever Firefox
Pokuga Test Spam
Malaysian Department of Agriculture
University Chronicles of Ruben
WordPress 2.0.4
The SwiMP3 Player
Bad Connection, Bad Connection
Ruben’s UNIX Secure Delete Crash Course
Old But Useful Software
Windows 2000 on Boot Camp
Michelin’s Airless Tyres
Socceroo Ducati 999 on eBay
Ubuntu On Blue Power Macintosh G3
Virtual BlackBerry On Your PC
Web Browsing in Mac OS 9
Casino Spam
Unable To Reach Gmail
Post 200!
Replica Watches Spam
Mac OS X 0x80020025 blank DVD and CD error
UNIX Being Nice
How to Make a WordPress Archives Page
Jordy Blog: Hollywood Hates You
Colloquy 2.1 Beta (Universal Binary)
Preying On The Less Knowledgeable
Nocturnal Spam
The Mug Boss from Think Geek
RSS vs. RSS – A Tale of Two Icons
We’ve Been Bamboozled by Software Licences
Gmail Slowmail
Compress Files in Mac OS X Terminal, UNIX
PayPal Australia’s New Newsletter
Cluttered Computer Desktop
Software Purchase Spam
Wrong Season eBay Spam
The Myth of RSS Compatibility
Just Registered for
Servage Hates WordPress
Dave Winer versus Rainer Schade
Making the Jump to Tableless Design
Make It Great by Phil Gerbyshak: eBook?
Five General Rules in Web Design
Movable Type 3.3 Released
My UniSA Student Portal Stinks
All Too Flat: Apple Switch Blog
SuSE 7.3 Bash Initialization
Make It Great by Phil Gerbyshak: eBook?
Headline: Ruben More Fickle Than Ever
Existance of the blog
Hidden Mac OS X .prefPane We All Have!
The Sims 2: Fixing Sound, Universal Binary, MacBook Pro
DVDs: User Operation Prohibited
University Spam
Finally Made User Page on Wikipedia
Useful Guide to MIME Types
Windows Gaming on MacBook Pro
Apple Boot Camp: Windows XP On Mac
Comforting Military Grade Encryption Spam
Biometric Passports in Singapore
Finally Got Wireless Working At UniSA!
AllOfMp3 Is Down
CSS Styled <hr /> Tags
Setting Up My Ultimate DOS Box: Part 1
My 486 Laptop Arrived!
Universal Binaries for Mozilla Software
Pointless Spam
Birthday &#038; 486
I’m 20! And Useless eBay Purchase!
XBox 360 Launched in Australia
Credit Spam?
Great Intro to C++
The Power Mac 4400/200
Best Bittorrent Sites (Ongoing)
Windows Spam
Spam Unsubscribe Gives CafePress’s Life Story
Spam #009
Windows XP &#038; Satan
Linux vs Windows: The Register
Transmission Bittorrent Client
Mac vs Linux vs Windows
Spam #008
Email Woes
Internet Down Again
No More RSS, RDF (rescinded)
Spam #007
Spam #006
Spam #005
UniSA, What Were You Thinking?
Low Interest Rate Home Loan Spam
Proprietary Software &amp; Songbird
Spam #003
Spam #002
Ruben Versus Servage FTP
Sus eBay Email
Quit Meter
Operation WTF is OVR
Operation WTF
Dick Cheney Shirt
Meeting Established
Good Malaysian Webhosting
Hello world!
Linux on an iBook G3
Painfully unreliable internet
WordPress and webserver status
Choosing a blogging tool
The First Post