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Setting Up RAID1 with GEOM on FreeBSD 8.1

After doing a default install I need to mirror my root hard drive. In the past I would have used ATA or CCD (Concatenated Disk Driver). I also have used Vinum which is a logical volume manager similar to Varitas … Continue reading

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Updating FreeBSD 8.1

After the box that was hosting the old FreeBSD box (version 6.x) finally gave up the ghost and knowing that I wanted to skip 7.x, I just finished a fresh install of 8.1. After setting up my accounts the next … Continue reading

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More RSS Injection Testing

I am playing around with my RSS feeds and see what items that can be added to them.

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Testing RSS Injection

This is a test of rss injection, for another project.

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Add Line Break in Excel Cell

To add a line break in an excel cell: Windows: Alt + Enter Mac: Control + Option + Return

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Setting Up a Test Site for an Existing WordPress Site

In preparation for an upgrade to an existing custom wordpress site, I wanted to create a sub-domain for testing. For example www.realdomain.com with a test site www.test.realdomain.com. After setting up the site and DNS for test i need to copy … Continue reading

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Playing with wordpress and moving sites

A friend of mine died recently and I needed to undertake an emergency move of the site from one vendor to another. Even though we were staying on the same platform and OS there was a quite a few difference … Continue reading

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Upgrading from FreeBSD 6.2 to FreeBSD 6.4

I have been slack about keeping my BSD server up to date. I have a replacement box ready to install FreeBSD 7, but I noticed that 7.1 is about ready to move to RELEASE and 8 should be out shortly. … Continue reading

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Copyright Symbol on A Mac

Keyboard Shortcut: hold option & press g. Link to other symbols

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Creating Joliet iso images on a Mac

Open Disk Utility and use the New Image from Folder menu item to create an image. Use uncompressed and use the CD/DVD master option. Use hdiutil to convert cdr to iso cd ~/Desktop hdiutil makehybrid -iso -joliet -o Master.iso Master.cdr … Continue reading

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