Simplify Your Twitter Search: Tips and Tricks

Posted on September 04, 2023 in How-to

Simplify Your Twitter Search: Tips and Tricks

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Slack is my new RSS reader

Posted on March 05, 2019 in How-to

I've finally found a solution to the vacuum created when my favorite RSS reader got the axe (RIP Google Reader). I loved being able to quickly browse through the headlines of my favorite blogs and news sites. For the past couple of years I've been depending mainly on Twitter our …

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PHP on AWS Elastic Beanstalk | Cameron Stokes’s Blog

Posted on April 19, 2011 in How-to

A great article and simple way to take advantage os Amazon's Elastic Beanstalk service even if you don't work in Java. I'm working on integrating this approach with Eclipse's AWS Toolkit to access all the server management tasks close to my code. I'l post and update if it turns ugly …

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Out of DiskSpace? Use Ducks |

Posted on January 21, 2011 in How-to

I'm always looking for better ways to find the disk hogs... there are a ton of one liners and tools but this is the first time I've heard of "ducks". Thanks A.P!

Where has the space gone?

Although time consuming, the following procedure can be used to track down …

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HOW TO: Run Your Business Online with $10 and a Google Account

Posted on September 07, 2010 in How-to

Online infrastructure for your small business doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive. By leveraging many of the free and inexpensive products offered by Google, you can create a website, a domain-branded e-mail system, and a document collaboration platform, all unified under one master login and password.

Once all …

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MySQL: ibdata files do not shrink on database deletion [innodb] | Technology: Learn and Share

Posted on August 02, 2010 in How-to

A great discussion on a potential problem for database servers with limited drive space (life EC2 small instances). The best solution is in the comments section so be sure to read through.

One very interesting thing I noticed with MySQL was that if you delete a database, ibdata file doesn …

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Get Vista and Samba to work - Code Monkey Business AU

Posted on February 11, 2010 in How-to

I used these instructions to get my Windows 7 clients to connect to my Mac 10.4 server.

Early adopters of Microsoft’s new Vista operating system may notice that it will not connect to Samba share folders out of the box. This will be a bit of a pain …

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Linux command to gathers up information about a Linux system

Posted on March 13, 2009 in How-to

If you are developing an application for Linux desktop and would like to automatically find out more information about system, use the following commands in shell scripts to gather information about system. Recently I was involved in project where I need to collect information about running GUI, browser and other …

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How to flush DNS Cache on Mac OS 10.5

Posted on February 09, 2009 in How-to

Finally a way to flush the DNS cache on Mac OS 10.5 "dscacheutil -flushcache". PC users have always had a way to do this with "ipconfig /flushdns" but Mac users usually had to restart. In Mac OS 10.4 there was "lookupd -flushcache" but that never quite worked 100 …

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The Secret to Reformatting a Western Digital WD 1TB My Book External Hard Drive « Psychohistory

Posted on January 22, 2009 in How-to

Taken from Adam Nash's blog Psycohistory. I apologize for not giving credit more explicitly when I first posted the article.

When you buy a Western Digital (WD) 1 TB My Book External Hard Drive, they usually come formatted for Windows using FAT32. Of course, if you are using it with …

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