This should be interesting to try on my Android Samsung Galaxy S3. http://blog.al-aqel.com/android/guides/google-wallet-on-unsupported-devices/
Do you use a hosting provider that has a different timezone than you do? You can change the appearance of the timezone easily, without root access, or playing around with dates and times. You can use the tzselect command. It will ask you for your Continent, your State/Province, and will output the command you needContinue reading
We can now setup Public Key Authentication and Use SSH to connect from ESXi to another (Linux) computer system using openSSHD (SSH Daemon). cat ~/.ssh/id.dsa.pub | ssh root@esxi ‘cat – >> /etc/ssh/keys-root/authorized_keys’
The largest file size on a DVD is 4294967295 bytes. You can use this with GNU split, for example: split –bytes 4294967295 file file_suffix_
If you have every experienced the difficulty in not being able to read your log files, either because the hard drives have crashed, or the OS cannot be started, or your machine has been compromised, you may benefit from logging to a remote server.
Manipulating partition tables on MS-DOS labelled hard disk (the most common type as of this writing) is an extemely important skill to have as a System Administrator. If one or more partitions gets deleted or modified in an unintentional way, it is imperative that one know how to restore or modify the partitions to rectifyContinue reading
I tried installing and configuring BOINC on openSUSE but found some struggles along the way. I think I’ve got it set up and working, although we won’t see any evidence of problems until it has been running for several days.
pax, which means peace in Latin, combines the best of both cpio and tar, which are found in nearly all modern GNU/Linux distributions. However, it appears as though it hasn’t been updated in several years! Benefits include: can use ‘find’ to get list of files, which is then piped through to pax (cpio style) canContinue reading
On April 21, 2010, beginning at approximately 14:00 UTC, millions of computers worldwide running Windows XP Service Pack 3 were affected by an erroneous virus definition file update by McAfee, resulting in the removal of a Windows system file (svchost.exe) on those machines, causing machines to lose network access and, in some cases, enter aContinue reading
I deleted all instances of ‘amarok’ in $HOME/.kde4/share, and dropped the ‘amarokdb’ database, and dropped ‘amarokuser’, and re-created everything, but it still wouldn’t connect. It turns out the solution is simple. Just change the password in the Amarok settings page from ‘password’ to something else (e.g. ‘password123’). Change the ‘amarokuser’ password, too, in mysql. RestartContinue reading