Category Archives: Tech

OSX Startup keys

Some useful startup keys for Mac: C : Force boot from the CD-Rom drive D : Force boot from the internal hard drive Option : System picker show all bootable disks Space Bar : Apple extension manager Command-S : Boots Mac OS X into “Single User” mode Command-V : Boots Mac OS X into “Verbose […]

Major fiber cut in KTM

Thursday evening’s brief fire on a pole was much more severe than I would have imagined. It severed dozens of fiber and other cables. It took the ISPs whole night plus the following day to fix the mess. If you’ve noticed the way the cables are pulled across the city, it won’t take you much […]


Playing with RoundCube, so far looking good. Open Source, Ajax, no frame, cool interface, nice layouts and pretty easy to install. Beginning to think about migrating from Squirrelmail to RoundCube.

IPv6 quickstart

6to4 is the most common way to get your computer connected to the IPv6 Internet until your ISP provides you native IPv6 connectivity. It is a special tunnel that carries IPv6 packets between your computer and a 6to4 relay over existing IPv4 Internet. The relay router forwards your IPv6 packets to the IPv6 Internet and […]