Hi there! My name is Matthew Siemens and this is my personal website.I'm a self-employed IT Consultant living in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. I'm involved in a number of projects and businesses offering a variety of products and services. My focus is always to provide the very best products at the best prices to the very best clients! Read My Blog
Although I now live in Saskatoon, I grew up in the small Mennonite Community of Waldheim North of Saskatoon. My family still lives in Waldheim, and I spend a fair bit of time there working with a number of clients I have in the area.
I've worked in the Tech. Sector since High School, solving problems, and finding better ways to do things. I'm now in the process of launching two new websites. OurTownSite.ca which offers complete website solutions for Municipal Governments and MennoSites.ca which provides general website design, hosting, maintenance, graphic design, and more.
When I'm not working, I am an avid traveller with a special interest in Eastern Europe and Transylvania in particular. I love meeting new people, exploring new places, and seeing new things.
My brand-new Raspberry Pi was delivered last night. I finally got a chance to start playing with it this evening. The first thing I wanted to do was get my favourite Linux distribution Arch installed. Here’s a quick and easy way to get Arch Linux ARM installed onto the Raspberry Pi. These instructions are taken Read more…
Mikrotik makes some great networking equipment for both business, and home uses. I’ve used Mikrotik routers both while consulting and for my own personal and business use. I use SSH to manage my Mikrotik devices and wanted to be able to detect and block any Brute Force SSH login attempts. Here is a quick and Read more…
Recently I was setting up a Ubuntu server in VMware Player for testing purposes. As I was setting it up, I started to wonder if it would be possible to start the Virtual Machine from the terminal. This way I would be able to start it over SSH if I wasn’t in my office. After Read more…