Restoring menu icons in the Gnome Shell

Sometime right before I upgraded to Fedora 21 all my menu icons disappeared. This was most noticeable in Firefox, where the bookmark folder icons were replaced by sterile white space. A solution follows.

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Posted in System Administration, Systems Analysis

Atom text editor from Github

Atom is a configurable programmer’s text editor from the internal development team at GitHub. It’s definitely worth checking out.

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syncthing for windows, linux and bsd

Recently lost another hard disk on one of the Windows machines and decided it was time to implement a automated backup solution. What I settled on was a combination of Syncthing and AWS S3, brokered through the house FreeBSD file server.

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Posted in System Administration, Systems Analysis

Testing IE in an MS VMware guest

Microsoft provides guest images for testing various versions of Internet Explorer and MS operating systems. Here are some tips I learned along the way.

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Posted in Development, System Administration, Systems Analysis
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