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Welcome to the personal web site of Dustin C. Hatch
. By profession,
I am a system administrator, working with Windows and Linux systems and
software. By hobby, I am many things, including
supporter, Gentoo Linux
developer, musician, and tinkerer.
I offer quality professional IT
Consulting services to small and
medium businesses in Kansas City.
Recent Blog Posts
reStructuredText is awesome. Anytime I need to write something in plain text, I mark it up using rST. It looks nice in plain text form, and can be rendered to HTML for improved presentation.
Sometimes, as I am working on a document, I’d like to see…Full Post
I’ve spent the last several days working on a minimalist build of Gentoo Linux for my Raspberry Pi. By minimalist, I mean only the absolute smallest set of packages required to boot and log in. I intend to build another MPD Appliance, or something s…Full Post
On Windows, PeerBlock is a firewall of sorts that blocks inbound and outbound communication with hosts based on their inclusion in one of several lists. It is commonly used to block parties that participate in anti-peer-to-peer activities (i.e. suin…Full Post
At home, I use Samba as one of the methods for exposing the data on my file server to the rest of my network (the others being SFTP, FTPS, and NFS). In addition, I use Folder Redirection and Offline Files to keep my Documents, Pictures, and Videos f…Full Post
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