VCMU aka Videotron Cable Modem Usage

What do you know: an opensource software has been available for ages, it’s pertains to my cable provider and I only learn about it now! It’s referred to as VCMU and is a registered project in SourceForge. It really serves a very simple purpose: most of the plans on Videotron are limited in terms of…

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Why am I still waiting?

For the last two days, as I try to launch Visio, I get this box telling me it wants to update my installation, and of course it fails, because at IBM, we install our software from an intranet website, and everything’s pre-packaged for us (which is good and bad, depending on how you look at…

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Firefox Search Plugin for Scuttle

After searching for a Firefox searchplugin (mycroft) for Scuttle, I decided to simply install one for del.icio.us and simply change the URL parameters to point to my install. Bingo. 1 minute of coding and I’m done (it was longer to find the .src file on my drive and restart Firefox). I then also created a…

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Tivoli CDP 2.1.2.0 is here!

One of the trade magazines I get for free is eWeek. I consider this light reading, and as such, often read it weeks after it’s arrived home. Bu to my great surprise, one of the first article in the last edition was about Tivoli Continuous Data Protection (CDP) for Files. And a very positive review…

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.htaccess woes

I’ve been having the toughest time minimizing the number of errors on my website lately. Since I got rid of the Wiki, renamed my family blog’s directory and my gallery installation’s directory name, rerouting the incoming traffic has increased the # of errors in my weblogs. I’ve played with a number of .htaccess rules and…

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