Holy Cow – BTRFS!

Recently I have been experimenting with BTRFS. BTRFS is a relatively new filesystem which has modern features, high performance, scalability, supporting file-system snapshots and on-the-fly compression. After spending the week running BTRFS on Ubuntu from within a Virtualbox VM I reinstalled my laptop using it. Ubuntu’s installer supports creating btrfs partitions, which is handy, and […]

Wake On LAN over wireless

What is it? Wake On LAN is a mature technology for switching on computers over a network or remotely. Why would I want it? Perhaps you are a techy such as myself and you want to be able to switch customers computers on and work on them remotely (saves having to tell people to leave […]