Author: Brandon Rubin

Jeweler, Programmer, Gamer, and Avid Learner. Crafts fine jewelry, chainmaille, and sculpture. Brandon loves programming in Ruby, working with Linux, and building computers.


Ubuntu – Change Default User Directories

In a case-sensitive system like Linux, I prefer naming my directories with all lowercase and underscores. This is kind of difficult when the default user directories are all uppercase (Documents, Pictures, etc.). Here’s a quick tutorial on how to change…


Fun Copper Finishing With Sulfur

Copper is a fun metal to work with. It’s soft after heating, but can be hardened to be pretty resilient. I love hearing the sound difference between hitting soft and hard copper. Its natural color has a wonderful warmth, but the variety of…