Articles by Max Resnick

  1. How To Use Thunar to Right Click Scale Images

    As a project manager I spend about half of my day taking screenshot of bugs. My favorite screenshot tool of choice is Shutter. Primarily because it has an nice lightweight editor that has an incremental number placement tool that lets me annotate my screenshots.

    However Shutter doesn't actually scale images …

  2. How to Boot Debian with UEFI on Lenovo M93p Tower

    I just bought a ThinkCenter M93p for work.

    I immediately took an image of the entire hardrive but to do that I had to get live booted linux distro.

    Here's how I did it:

    1. Create live disk 2. Use live disk, and copy disk to another machine, or external …
  3. Real SSL added....

    I finally got around to deploying a personal SSL certificate for this site. Overall a pretty painless effort. Basic steps:

    - Install SSL Cert - Configure NGINX - Enjoy

    I'm having a bit of an issue with the Mezzanine Twitter app. It seems that the URL for Twitter might be hard coded, which …
  4. SnakeOil SSL for this site

    I've decided to enable SSL support on this site. At this point, I haven't added a certificate signed by a Certificate of Authority, so you'll get a nasty warning from your browser. You can choose to accept it or not.

    They call the self signed certificate: Snakeoil.

  5. Why Leave Gmail, Dropbox and Others?

    If you happen to be following any of the recent Washington Post and Guardian articles on the NSA and it's double secret spying programs you can't help but wonder: "Should I really by relying on companies like Google and Microsoft to store my information?" If you also happen to follow …

  6. Does a pretty UI affect productivity?

    This past week, my desktop for Debian Sid stopped loading the windows manager at log in. It's to be expected since I'm running the unstable branch. One of the great things about Open Source is having the ability to rapidly change the software you're using. I was able to quickly …

  7. Don't Fear The Shell...

    Today I realized that I've been in the shell for 5 years and I hadn't even caught on to it until just now. It's been many flavors too...BSD, Red Hat, Debian and some Windows. Here are some thoughts...

    Starting out with the bash shell...


    The "shell" is a place …

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