Operation Lawn 2015

  I moved in to my new place in December of last year. I could not wait for spring to arrive as the previous owners took horrible care of this wonderful yard. Well, spring is here and operation lawn 2015 is under way. I expect it to take me a couple of years to get the lawn completely how I want it as I don’t have the money to simply…

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SOLD — Selling photography lights

Everything is now sold Selling everything for $500 Included are: Strobes Alien Bees B800 Studio Flash Alien Bees B400 Studio Flash Carrying Bags (Qnty 2) Heavy Duty Air-Cushioned 13ft Stand Heavy Duty 13ft Stand Backlight Stand Light Gear Speed Rind (Qnty 2) 48″ Silver/White Bounce Umbrella Honeycomb Grid Photoflex Starlite Medium Kit Starlite 1000w Lamp 10.8Ft Stand Medium Silverdome The total new for it all was over $1300. Contact me…

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Add memory to a Lenovo ThinkPad T440p

I recently had a new Lenovo ThinkPad T440p come in for a client and I needed to add an additional 4GB of RAM. I didn’t take any video or even photos of the process, but it was super simple. Simply flip over the laptop so you’re looking at the bottom. Remove the 2 screws from the upper right and left. Once removed, just slide the entire bottom towards you. You…

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Security concern with Google Voice?

Yesterday, while I was out of town working at a client, I received a text message from my mom asking if everything was ok. I replied with with, “Yes. Why?”. She told me she just received a call from my phone number, but it wasn’t me. Caller on the other end said he had a note on his car because I hit it and left this number. He was angry…

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I started a new company

In addition to my small business IT consulting company (Badger IT Solutions, LLC), I now own and operate Mighty Yard, LLC. Mighty Yard, LLC is an all season residential yard service company with a strong belief in providing affordable and quality yard services such as lawn mowing, spring and fall cleanups, core aeration, snow blowing, shoveling plus more. If you or someone you know lives in the Kenosha area and…

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Installing Unifi Video (NVR) on Debian Wheezy

Add a sources.list file for the Unifi repo sudo sh -c ‘echo “deb [arch=amd64] http://www.ubnt.com/downloads/unifi-video/apt wheezy ubiquiti” > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/unifi-video.list’ Add the GPG key wget -O – http://www.ubnt.com/downloads/unifi-video/apt/unifi-video.gpg.key | sudo apt-key add – Update your repos sudo apt-get update Install unifi-video sudo apt-get install unifi-video Access the interface to initiate configuration https://hostname:7443

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Installing Unifi v3 on Debian Wheezy

This post is specific to installing the current stable (3.2.1) release of the Unifi controller software on Debian Wheezy. Edit your sources.list file and add the following line. deb http://www.ubnt.com/downloads/unifi/distros/deb/debian debian Add the GPG key sudo apt-key adv –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv C0A52C50 Update your repos sudo apt-get update Install the v3 of Unifi sudo apt-get install unifi-rapid Note: If you already have v2 installed, you can simply remove unifi and…

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Death By Chocolate – Mixed Drink

This looks like something I should really try. Found via the Instagram user, TipsyBartender. Print Death By Chocolate – Mixed Drink Recipe type: Mixed Drink   Ingredients ½ oz. (15ml) Vodka 1 oz. (30ml) Irish Cream ½ oz. (15ml) Dark Creme de Cacao Large Scoop of Chocolate Ice Cream Whipped Cream Chocolate Shavings or Sprinkles Oreo Cookie Instructions Mix alcohol and ice cream in blender Pour in glass and top with…

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Arch Linux Home Server Challenge…Accepted

On a recent episode of Linux Action Show, Chris talked about his new home server setup based on Arch Linux. As a long time Arch Linux user myself, the thought of a server based on Arch is a bit concerning, but the points Chris made about going with Arch are valid. Being that if you keep the Arch install simple and focused, chances of breakage are greatly reduced, and you…

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