FileZilla and OpenVMS

Oh, you’ve all been there. For whatever reason you are forced to edit something on your Linux desktop (because no professional uses a Microsoft product)  Even the editors which _claim_ ftp support are completely worthless at file versions. PC based systems simply don’t understand what professional grade operating systems provide and the services production requires. …

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Xterm and VT Emulation

Many years ago, when I was writing this book I did so using a Linux desktop using Xterm and the following configuration script. #!/bin/sh # vax # 09-17-96 Bob Ess – initial creation # 09-26-96 Shig Katada – Additional keybindings # # Script file to incorporate keybindings and command line # options for connecting to …

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Oops!

Your security is only as good as the staff. Make sure your secure backup cabinet is bolted to the floor. An urgent investigation has been launched by the Australian government after a pair of locked filing drawers containing top secret Cabinet documents were accidentally sold as second-hand furniture. Can you imagine the CIA or FBI …

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Why Your LS-120 Quit Working With Windows 7

I have posted numerous times about the LS-120. Just search this blog for LS-120 if you wish to read about it. You can also search on interestingauthors.com/blog. I don’t care what people say about it, when I’m writing, it fits the way I work. At the end of the day I make a backup and …

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Bitcoin – Intel – and the Coming Financial Near Apocalypse

Eventually a better version of this will most likely be included in “The Phallus of AGILE and Other Ruminations.” I wanted to get at least part of it written down while much of it is fresh in my mind. I went to visit friends shortly after New Years Eve and we got into a discussion …

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