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2016

Mon 12 December 2016
Updated stuff!

2015

Thu 20 August 2015
Quick bash script to check if a volume is mounted
Wed 20 May 2015
Installing Glances on Debian
Tue 20 January 2015
Streamus - Play music from Youtube
Mon 19 January 2015
How to install Plex Media Server on Debian Squeeze or Wheezy
Sun 18 January 2015
How to use loopback addresses other than 127.0.0.1 with OSX
Sat 17 January 2015
How to clear DNS cache in various OS
Fri 16 January 2015
How to remove the Google Chrome Name Badge
Fri 16 January 2015
How to remove a file or directory from a Git repo without removing it from your local filesystem.
Thu 15 January 2015
Adding an existing project to a Git repo

2014

Thu 04 December 2014
How to install RepoForge (formerly RPMForge) on CENTOS 7
Thu 27 November 2014
Quick password generator
Mon 17 November 2014
Reading code someone else has written..
Fri 09 May 2014
How to delete an EFI partition in Windows

2013

Thu 07 November 2013
Nexus 5 Links

2012

Sat 10 November 2012
Employee Survey
Sat 10 November 2012
Hack.me - Vulnerable web app community
Sat 10 November 2012
How to configure dropbox for multiple users on a headless Debian / Ubuntu server
Fri 09 November 2012
Chess photo
Mon 06 August 2012
Curiosity has landed on Mars

2011

Wed 12 October 2011
Rest in Peace Dennis M Ritchie
Sat 01 October 2011
Convert CENTOS 6 server to Scientific Linux 6
Sat 01 October 2011
Plus Minus - Collapse Google Plus stream and more
Wed 21 September 2011
Windows 7 set to no page file and unable to change
Mon 12 September 2011
Start the Windows Installer Service in Safe Mode with SafeMSI.exe
Fri 02 September 2011
Fixing common Windows problems
Tue 30 August 2011
The real reason for the 2012 scare
Tue 30 August 2011
Fixing common Linux problems
Tue 30 August 2011
Fixing common Mac problems
Tue 30 August 2011
Honesty and bosses
Tue 23 August 2011
0xC0000225 Error trying to install Windows 2008 R2 or other x64 Windows under Virtualbox
Mon 15 August 2011
Websecurify - an integrated web security testing environment
Sun 14 August 2011
Register for OSVDB and Nessus on Backtrack 5
Sat 13 August 2011
Increase the maximum transfer size of USB storage devices in Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2
Wed 03 August 2011
Fix a Windows 7 network connection stuck in public mode
Tue 24 May 2011
StartUpLite - Speed up your Windows startup
Wed 18 May 2011
Make Backtrack 5 automatically login and start X
Sun 20 March 2011
Quick guide to UFW - Uncomplicated FireWall
Sun 20 March 2011
Reset Xerox Workcentre Printer Drum Counter
Tue 08 March 2011
Windows is unable to install to the selected location. Error 0x80300001
Sun 06 March 2011
Reliably Erasing Data From Flash-Based Solid State Drives
Sat 05 March 2011
SSD Demystified
Fri 18 February 2011
Virtually Everything You Need to Set Up and Use VDI for Free
Mon 14 February 2011
Finding out what process is listening on a port under Linux
Sun 13 February 2011
Web2PDFConvert extension for Chrome
Sat 12 February 2011
Pandora extension for Chrome
Fri 11 February 2011
Google Voice extension for Chrome
Thu 10 February 2011
Use Tab Rocket for Chrome to send tabs between computers
Wed 09 February 2011
Stop the CRTC from making big Canadian ISPs richer and small ones out of business
Wed 09 February 2011
That is a mighty big monitor you have
Wed 09 February 2011
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 r2 Service Pack 1 Release Date
Sun 02 January 2011
Chroot SFTP Error and fix

2010

Tue 09 November 2010
The plain HTTP request was sent to HTTPS port - error with nginx and phpmyadmin and others
Sun 07 November 2010
LookInMyPC - Get information about your computer in one detailed report
Sun 07 November 2010
Preventing repetitive strain injury the geeky way
Sun 07 November 2010
Songsterr - Learn songs while you play along
Sun 07 November 2010
Use UniBrows to enable IE6 browsing in IE8 tab
Tue 13 April 2010
Opera Mini for iPod / iPhone / iPad is now available
Mon 12 April 2010
Nasty start to the day
Sun 21 March 2010
Check if a site is down or it’s just you
Sun 21 March 2010
Enable the (Hidden) Administrator account on Windows 7 or Vista
Sun 21 March 2010
Nokia N900 review by Shivaranjan.com
Sat 20 March 2010
Windows 7 and TS-L633B Optical Drives
Sun 21 February 2010
BlueScreenView by Nirsoft

2009

Tue 01 September 2009
Quick Guide to Windows Branding