Eric Stewart: Running Off At The Mouth

Archive for May, 2012

A Day With CyanogenMod 9

by on May.20, 2012, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

Okay … so given the access to something like Nandroid, I decided to give the CyanogenMod 9 Beta 3 a try on the Samsung Epic 4G. Here’s a few notes and pointers. Thing is, I probably won’t need that Nandroid backup …

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(Not Even) A Day With CyanogenMod 7.2

by on May.15, 2012, under Cell Phones & Providers, Technology

I bit the bullet and decided to switch my Samsung Epic 4G to CyanogenMod 7.2 (RC 2). Here’s my advice on the install process and initial impressions.

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Synergy secured with Cygwin SSHD on Windows 7

by on May.02, 2012, under Computers, Networking, Technology

Subject to changes: Windows 7 is where I find myself spending most of my time: At home it’s my game machine, and at work … well, it makes a passable platform for my email and web browsers. So, that’s where my keyboard and mouse live. However, at both home and work I have an Ubuntu (Linux variant) system next to the Windows box, and occasionally I add my laptop (also running Ubuntu) to the mix. I use Synergy to control the Linux systems from the Windows system, and use SSH tunnels to secure the connection. Here’s how I do it.

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