Twitter….the cool way….

CLI, Linux, OSX, Twitter, Unix, Windows
To be honest, I've had a twitter account for a while, but since I need a browser (or phone) to get access to it and twit, I hadn't used it. But that's about to change (maybe), since I found out how you can twit from command line. Yep, twit away from any UNIX, Linux, OSX (and Windows) Command prompt. Here is how:1) First find the program CURL for your intended platform. It comes built into OSX and most Linux distros and there is a port for windows as well (use google).2) Setup your twitter account.3) Use this command when you want to twit:curl -u yourusername:yourpassword -d status="Your Message Here" http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xmlNow one thing to remember is that the username and pass get added to your shell history, so if you're on…
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Storage in a flash…..

E-SATA, Firewire, Technology, USB
Well if you frequently need storage in a flash or don't want to spend the money on multiple HD enclosures, the HD Rack Super Combo might be the solution. HD Rack Super Combo provides you with just about every external connection you can think of (USB 2.0 mini, Firewire 400, Firewire 800 and E-Sata). On the disk side it accepts 2.5" and 3.5" SATA HDD's. This is perfect for people who just want to have a docking station and plugin bare drives in and out all the time.
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How to setup easyDNS to work with Google Apps

easyDNS, Google, Google Apps, Google Docs
Well I finally took the plunge and signed up for google apps for my domain, nerdlogger.com. I use easyDNS (DNS-Only service & Registry Fees) for DNS and having gone through the setup I thought I would put a summary together for anyone else interested. Remember that this is specifically written for easyDNS (but should apply to other DNS providers with a bit of tweaking).0) I assume you have your domain registered with easyDNS already.1) Go to apps.google.com and sign up for a standard account for your domain.2) Once you provide your info, google will take you to your control panel/Dashboard.3) Note that google needs to verify that you own your domain. So click on the link to verify your domain ownership.4) At this point there are two ways of verifying…
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JotSpot gets re-launched into Orbit…..

Google
Sixteen months after it's purchase by Google, JotSpot has been launched into orbit as Google Sites. Our favorite G-Folks have completed their overhaul of JotSpots hosted wiki product. Users now have a choice between five basic templates - a standard wiki, a dashboard where google gadgets can be embedded, a blog-like template for announcements, a file cabinet for file uploads, and a page for lists of items.Users will now simply embed spreadsheets, presentations and word documents from Google Docs, as well as Google Calendars, YouTube Videos and Picasa Albums. Like Google Docs, Google Sites wikis can be made private, shared with others, or made public. All wiki pages have RSS feeds associated with them to allow users to track any changes.Google Sites is free (as usual) with a 10 GB…
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Backup server that plays nice with everyone….

backup, Linux, OSX, Windows
Just came across this article over at Lifehacker that outlines how you can build your very own cross platform backup server for FREE.......more information on Restore's own website. These are some of the key features that set RESTORE apart from the competition:Browser Based- Access your RESTORE system remotely from anywhere using the internet. This allows for users and administrators to run backups or check the status of automated backups at any time from any web accessible locationAccess Backups via WebDAV- RESTORE provides the ability to access prior backups via WebDav.Web Host Model Reseller environment- RESTORE DC was developed with the web hosting environment in mind also, shifting customer backups from a cost of doing business and turning it into an income generator.Permissionable at User Level- Give individuals and groups specified…
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