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Dragon NaturallySpeaking roaming user profiles with Apache

Some editions of Dragon NaturallySpeaking (including Medical) support a Roaming User Profile feature. With this, you can store your voice profile on a server and download it to/upload it from computers on which you dictate. Like most aspects of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, it’s unnecessarily complex and flaky, but I got it to work in my distinctly non-enterprise environment a few weeks ago. For anyone else in a similar situation who wants their trai...

Overriding DNS for domains in OS X Tiger

…Subject: Pythonic wrapper for the Apple’s SystemConfiguration API Date: Dec 16, 2006 12:59 PM Bob: I was trying to install the SystemConfig python wrapper in order to use Nicholas Riley’s OpenVPN helper script (http://njr.sabi.net/2005/08/04/overriding-dns-for-domains-in-os-x-tiger/ ) I’m not a python expert by any stretch, but when I ran “setup.py install”, I got this error: warngin: no files found matching ‘*’ under directory ‘build/lib.macosx-1…

250 feeds, neatly organized

In honor of subscribing to my 250th RSS/Atom feed today, I sorted my feeds into groups in NetNewsWire. The flat scrolling list was breaking down pretty badly at this size. Sorting the feeds was a lot more effort than I expected, so I just finished submitting a bunch of bugs and feature requests (1 2 3 4 5 6, and some for the bug tracker itself: 7 8). Phew. Certainly, I hope 2.1 (or 2.5, or 3.0…) improves the process, but thankfully I won&#…

Goodbye, arnold

…Chris Cool to read about this old equipment! It is sad to see old trusty servers go :(. You mentioned a G4, I actually just (within the last 3 weeks) set up a PowerMac G4 tower as a QuakeWorld server :p. Good times….

…ve name njriley to id in cell acm.uiuc.edu. Id 25170 Set username to AFS ID 25170 Setting tokens. AFS ID 25170 / @ ACM.UIUC.EDU This is likely just a configuration problem which will go away when we move the AFS servers out from behind the firewall. Another possibility would be to reconfigure or recompile the aklog plugin to use the appropriate Kerberos realm. Sleep, laundry (oops, no laundry, they're behind schedule and the laundry room is s…

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