Questions to Ask Before Using Windows To Go

Ever since I switched to Linux, both at work and home, I shed my past enthusiasm for all things Windows. According to our own Systems Administrator Chris Johnson, there’s a time and place for Windows. He makes a good point. Windows To Go is an improvement for Windows work environments that want to give employees […]

July 17, 2015 | William Ruddy | Views: 76

We Volunteered at the Maryland Food Bank Again

Between summer vacation, baseball games, the beach and swimming pools, work and family obligations, it’s hard finding time to give back. The Maryland Food Bank is still active during the summer hours and they are always in need of volunteers. Last week we returned to the Food Bank to volunteer.

July 16, 2015 | William Ruddy | Views: 147

Build AUR Packages in Arch Linux with makepkg or yaourt

Arch Linux presents undending learning opportunities for the novice and intermediate Linux users. I am one of those novice users. A simple challenge for the beginner involves building packages from the Arch User Repository (AUR). This knowledge becomes useful when you realize Netflix isn’t possible without Google Chrome. I quickly adapted for this reason alone. […]

July 14, 2015 | William Ruddy | Views: 154

3 Steps to Take After Your Personal Information is Compromised

On the TechRoots blog, we consistently report on data breaches very similar to the latest update on the OPM breach that went undetected for almost a year and compromised over 21 million individual records. We were going to push out another report yet again but thought, what for? These attacks, while the exploitation methods may […]

July 13, 2015 | Ashley Wheeler | Views: 1419