How to get detailed date and time display for list view in Ubuntu 14.04 file manager

Written by Alain Kelder on December 25, 2014

TL;DR: I fixed my problem by using Thunar instead of Nautilus. What's my problem? At some point, file time stamp display in Nautilus (... more

Hard disk and SSD cost per TB, prices and ratings

Written by Alain Kelder on August 16, 2014

Found this cool site that aggregates HDD and SSD prices from Newegg on a daily basis and lists by price per terabyte: http://edwardbetts.c... more

How to generate a unique MAC address

Written by Alain Kelder on July 31, 2014

For some of my LXC containers, I'm allocating a reserved private IP and need to generate a reasonably unique MAC address that's calculated f... more