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Hello My name is Marty Buchaus and this is my Personal presence on the net.

I’m currently a Linux Engineer at Rackspace Hosting, A PHP Developer, Bassist, Husband and Uncle.  I’ve had long relationship with Linux and Unix. I don’t do Windows and have finally gotten my house Microsoft free as of June 2010 when I acquired an Imac for my wife. And That has now changed as Using mac’s for High video Gaming is not so good. Plus all Windows OS’s are gaming platforms (ONLY). The addition of a Windows gaming rig has been added.

My bud David Dahl turned me on to mac’s after around OSX Panther came out.. I bought a powerbook G4 and well now I have 5 macs in the house as well as many linux boxes.  Yeah my electric bills SUCK!.  So I guess you could call me an apple fan.  I love that OSX is based on unix. I don’t however have an Iphone as I will No longer give AT & Monopoly any more money.

I started in computers back in the 80’s with the TRS-80 commodore 64  Timex  and Ti 99  Using Audio tapes to save basic language programs,  Man how things have changed.   Jump ahead to the 90’s  I got my first (real pc ) i386 33 in 93′.   I had others 8088’s and the like but pre modem, pre BBS days.. well they were quite dull and well Nintendo games were better  not that I really played those either.    Anyway  My current career started with that i386  DOS3  and a 2400 baud modem.

In January 2012 I packed up the family and moved to San Antonio Tx. To work for Rackspace Hosting (RAX) It has been quite the adjustment for everyone. It doesn’t get cold down here, and if you didn’t like Tacos before you will now. Texas main dish is Chili plplpl it’s Taco! “Taco Flavored Kisses” mmmuaa

My Latest musical ventures Zero the Hero original metal Music, Phase 2 A Classic Rock Cover Band and Unit 57 A Classic Rock Cover Band. Back In Chicago I was with Jim Brucks – Guitar  check out our projects at  Quadra Studios ( Siixx, Charlottes Nightmare, and our new Ozzy Tribute Project Black Rhoads) Jim and I had ventured from BlackRhoads and Joined with Dean Tavernier and Mad Brad Toth to Complete the Vinyl Release Debut of StoneMagnum

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The Ranting and babbling of Marty Buchaus & friends