Converting ACSM files to ePub for the Sony eReader

I was fortunate to be gifted a Sony eReader (PRS-T01) for the holiday season and have so far spent much more time playing with the damn thing than I have reading books on it. I have been plugging away at the first Game of Thrones book as well but today I decided to buy another […]

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The system administrator has set policies to prevent this installation

While I was installing Arduino for Visual Studio I encountered this annoying message: There are a few ways to fix it, including deactivating User Account Control (UAC) or logging in as the Administrator user (and not a regular user with Administrator privileges), but the method I chose to handle it was the following. I chose […]

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How to find the Path of an Installed Program in Ubuntu

Back in my FreeBSD days I relied heavily on the locate command to find out where things were installed. Since switching to Debian based Linux I’ve found that command to be far less reliable. The reason for this is it relies on a database that is almost always out of date. Now this is also […]

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