UpdraftPlus seems to be a promising backup plugin, with a daily/weekly/… schedule for backing up database, as well as wordpress files. I’m not happy with the way Google makes it hard for these plugins to work with them. For this reason I was forced to select Dropbox as the remote backup destination, instead of GoogleContinue reading
This should be interesting to try on my Android Samsung Galaxy S3. http://blog.al-aqel.com/android/guides/google-wallet-on-unsupported-devices/
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.
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Installed nmap on cygwin. Dead easy! Download and install Cygwin Download and install WinPCAP Accept most defaults Do the default installation, typically C:\cygwin\ Download nmap for windows (zip) Open the zip file Double click the folder inside the zip, a large list of files should appear Extract these files (and not the folder which containsContinue reading
Do you really dislike being forced to use Adobe Download Manager (DLM) just to download flash for your favourite browser? Look no more! Get Adobe Flash directly! If Adobe leaves you high ‘n’ dry and the link fails, try their Troubleshooting page.
UPDATE: I changed ‘>’ (erase file, then write to file) to ‘>>’ (append to file). This avoids you overwriting your, or other peoples’, public keys. Setting up password-less logins is both dangerous, and mighty. It allows one to authenticate to an OpenSSH server without typing in a password. Authentication is gained via knowledge of aContinue reading
I just ripped some of my CD’s to MP3, but I was just curious what OGG would do for me. I had never actually compared the two encoding formats, side-by-side, but today, I was simply stunned. A song compressed with MP3 (VBR 128Kbps Normal Quality) was around 5.1 – 5.8 MB. It sounded good, butContinue reading
As part of National Cyber-security Awareness Month, Googleblog posts some important tips regarding password security. Creating a new password is often one of the first recommendations you hear when trouble occurs. Even a great password can’t keep you from being scammed, but setting one that’s memorable for you and that’s hard for others to guessContinue reading