Be the best damn street sweeper to ever sweep a street

It’s time for me to go to bed as I write this. I’ll go to sleep and rest as well as I can, get up tomorrow and do what I do every day… try to leave the world a better place than

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It’s never a good idea to not follow Tech Support suggestions…

This is a satire of an actual phone conversation that was had with an actual person.  The subject matter has been changed to protect me and only me. User: I need help with drawing a red line Tech Support: Ok… Do you

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Answers to Questions from High Atop The Thing

Have you got a question?, Well "The WHATT has high altitude answers. Just don't be surprised if some of them suffer from oxygen deprivation! ;-)

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How to Install the LAMP Stack for Ubuntu

Hey WHATT Denizens! Since this is the second post in 30 minutes that I’ve made, you may have guessed that I’m working on getting a new server up and running.  The second piece of this project is to get the LAMP stack

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How to install SSH Server on your Ubuntu Desktop or Server

This is the most comprehensive guide I could find to install SSH Server for your Ubuntu-based Linux OS.  It’s geared towards Ubuntu 12.04, but there is ZERO difference in the procedure for 14.04. Enjoy! Enable SSH (Secure Shell) in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise

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Your cheap laptop might not be such a good deal

Hey WHATT Denizens: It’s been a while since I’ve posted, and I’m sorry about that.  Truth be told, I’d like to post every single day.  I’ve been having trouble making the time to do it though.  I’ll do better I promise! My

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Email Best Practices Testing – Part 1

Hi Denizens High Atop The Thing! I decided today, as a little tech side project, that I was going to start establishing a email footprint and testing it out.  As some of you may know, I work for software company that develops

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