This site is about living and working in Silicon Valley. We’ll be covering Windows, Linux and Unix System Admin topics, to include fixes and explanations. Various tech topics, local travel and events, local food, and interesting things to do in the ‘Silicon Cali’ area.
I hope that as you follow this site, your knowledge will grow as the knowledge base of the site grows.
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