Quick Reference: Installing Docker on Mint 20.2

I'm making this as a quick reference for installing docker when I need it. See also my post about installing webmin. Please don't blindly paste shell commands into a terminal, do some research and understand what the commands do first. Please do let me know of any mistakes in the below. If you're unfamiliar with … Continue reading Quick Reference: Installing Docker on Mint 20.2

Quick Reference: Installing Webmin on Mint 20.2

I'm making this as a quick reference for installing Webmin when I need it. See also my post about installing docker. Please don't blindly paste shell commands into a terminal, do some research and understand what the commands do first. Please do let me know of any mistakes in the below. Starting from a fresh … Continue reading Quick Reference: Installing Webmin on Mint 20.2

Game Review: Mass Effect Legendary Ed – Mass Effect 2 – PS4

Title Mass Effect Legendary Ed - Mass Effect 2 Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:science fiction RPG, tactical third person shooterDate completed:June 2021 (also 2010 or so)Information on game Summary review: A remaster of the exact game, but with upgraded textures and sound quality. Some system re-worked, other systems replaced, almost always an improvement.Graphics: A worthy upgrade and … Continue reading Game Review: Mass Effect Legendary Ed – Mass Effect 2 – PS4

Hyper-V 2019: Installing a second server, drivers included (throwback)

July 2021: Below is a blog post I wrote and re-wrote several times over the past 18 months at least. I have since decided to go in a different direction with hypervisors and the purpose of the this spare/old core i7. I've decided to publish this anyway as-is for reference in the future. And a … Continue reading Hyper-V 2019: Installing a second server, drivers included (throwback)

My risky scheme and lack of commitment (Meta #9)

It's been a while since my last meta post and in general and only partially related this blog may be at a turning point. That's pretending for a moment anyone actually read this blog. Yes, lets all pretend. A few things have changed since that faithful meta post about scratch programming. For one thing I … Continue reading My risky scheme and lack of commitment (Meta #9)

Game Review: Mass Effect Legendary Ed – Mass Effect 1- PS4

Title Mass Effect Legendary Ed - Mass Effect 1 Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:science fiction RPG, tactical third person shooterDate completed:June 2021 (also 2010 or so)Information on game Summary review: A remaster of the exact game from 2007, but with upgraded textures and sound quality. And I do mean the exact game. The same typos, the same … Continue reading Game Review: Mass Effect Legendary Ed – Mass Effect 1- PS4

Game Review: Last of Us Part II- PS4

Title Last of Us Part II Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:Action/adventure, stealthDate completed:May 2021 Information on game Summary review: The sequel to what many consider a masterpiece from the PS3 era. To me, this felt borderline like an indie movie. Or a screen test for an on screen adaption. Actually a screen adaption is in the works … Continue reading Game Review: Last of Us Part II- PS4

Game Review: Last of Us Remastered – PS4

Title Last of Us Remastered Platform: PlayStation 4Genre:Action/adventure, stealthDate completed:May 2021 (and 2014 for original)Information on game Summary review: A remaster of what some might call a masterpiece. Now with new game crippling bugs.Graphics: Significantly better than PS3 and at least mediocre for a PS4 title.Music: Most ambient music what there was. It did what … Continue reading Game Review: Last of Us Remastered – PS4

Game Review: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (Steam)

Title Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Platform: Steam / Windows Available on OS: Windows Genre:first person shooter, shooter, FPS, puzzle, actionGame number:5 of 1005 steam games (< 1%) Date completed:July 2020 (also 2013) Summary review: A very good experience overall. Highly recommended.Graphics: If you told me this came out in 2020 I'd believe itMusic: With … Continue reading Game Review: Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon (Steam)