Dustin C. Hatch

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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 Free Software supporter, Gentoo Linux user, web developer, musician, and tinkerer.

I offer quality professional IT Consulting services to small and medium businesses in Kansas City.

Recent Blog Posts

"CA SystemEdge: over-priced, over-hyped, over-engineered, under-developed, under-capable, with big..."

Fri 11 Oct 2013
“CA SystemEdge: over-priced, over-hyped, over-engineered, under-developed, under-capable, with big promises and small benefits”Full Post

Render reStructuredText Directly to Firefox

Sat 26 Jan 2013
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

Minimalist Gentoo for the Raspberry Pi

Mon 17 Dec 2012
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

Using PeerBlock lists on Linux

Thu 18 Oct 2012
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

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