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garmin mapsource decimal degrees Computers and tech 

How to switch Garmin Mapsource to decimal degrees

Call me old school, but I still love my Garmin eTrex Vista GPS. Even this far into the 21st century, when even the most basic cell phones have a built-in GPS unit, I refuse to give up on my Garmin. Don’t get me wrong I still use my cell phone’s GPS for the normal everyday stuff like driving, tagging photographs, the usual deals. But first hiking trips or visits to job sites you’ll probably see me carrying around my etrex. Why do I still love this thing so much? Well…

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disable gui on linux desktop Computers and tech 

How to keep a Linux GUI from starting up by default on boot

For quite a while now I’ve been stuck trying to create a Laptop/Server on Linux. I’m talking about a laptop/server (it does both things), not a “server built on a laptop”. Why? Well, I have an old laptop (it’s so damn old it’s a Centrino) that I repurposed as a home server. That’s what it does 90% of the time. And for the rest of my day to day work, I use a desktop. But, if I ever need to go on the road, I’m stuck with no PC. I…

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