Monthly Archives: May 2006

New Brakes installed

Well, I finally got my new brake kit installed on the truck. This is a set of SSBC 13″ slotted rotors with enlarged 3 piston aluminum calipers. This replaces the stock 11″ rotors with 2 piston steel calipers. This translates … Continue reading

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Spammers get scammed :-)

Ok first good story I’ve heard about spammers, though it’s not all good news. Apparently there are some card scammers that use stolen credit card numbers to buy goods and get paid by spammers and then run with the goods … Continue reading

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MS Word and Yahoo Messenger Worms/Trojans

Ok, two nasty little vulnerabilities people should be aware of have popped up. First, late last week, a security hole in MS Word was revealed and a corresponding trojan virus that takes advantage of it.  More information can be found … Continue reading

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Fedora Core 5 Linux install on Sharp MM20

Well, I finally got around to posting up my instructions for installing FC5 on a sharp MM20 laptop. This is definitely one of the best versions yet to run on this laptop. It’s not perfect yet, as suspend modes aren’t … Continue reading

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