QNAP TS-410: My first NAS.

I bought my first storage array in 2004, a LaCie 1TB “Bigger Disk Extreme” that failed almost exactly a year later — mere days after its warranty expired, to be exact. Unbeknownst to me, this bigger disk was actually four 250GB hard drives strung together. One of them went down, and brought down the whole thing with it.

I’m really hoping that history doesn’t repeat itself here…

An introduction to Identi.ca

Dennis Bournique of WAP Review has me pegged as a social media whore and he’s right. So it should come as no surprise that I’ve had an account on Identi.ca for quite some time, without really knowing what to do with it.

That is, until this week and my new Linux rig. Thanks to it and Gwibber, my new favourite social network aggregator, I can finally see what all the fuss is about….