Monthly Archives: May 2010

Blocking facebook for addicts and workplace

I hate facebook. it's a complete waste of time. so, i made a fake facebook page on a server which looks like FB is telling the user to go get a life. if you want to use it on your … Continue reading

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nagios + opensshd + RSA Public Key authentication = self aware and healing network

ok, so… this isnt something i remember easily, so i am jotting it down for future reference. problem: IIS Hangs on ASP.Net application i made. i am tired of resetting IIS solution: use current implementation of nagios to restart the … Continue reading

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getting around Psexec access denied errors when executing file on network share

psexec is a utility for remotely executing files on a networked computer. there is a limitation with it however, whereas you can not launch an executable located on a network share. you will note the same behavior if you connect … Continue reading

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installing vmware server 2.0 on ubuntu 10.4 beta

Nobody i know seems to use vmware on ubuntu, but i will post this here, because i was having major problems compiling the vmware modules successfully using the latest beta of ubuntu. since i was using my pc as my … Continue reading

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group policy defrag and optimize solution

i became aware of a shituation at work where users PC's were running like, well shit, after a coworker started inquiring about budgeting PC upgrades. The thought of upgrading 40 PCs that already had 2.7GHz P4's and 512MB of ram … Continue reading

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Controlling Media Center from a laptop

ok, so since i have my HTPC in my entertainment center, i decided to rid of the keyboard and mouse as that just looks sloppy. initially, i had a wireless keyboard and mouse hookup up and tucked under the couch, … Continue reading

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Acer Aspire One – AOA-150 Recovery Partition Utility

I got a Acer Aspire One, which came from factory with XP Home installed. At some point, Windows 7 was installed as well, making it dual boot. Windows 7 ran fine, but the laptop was to be sold, therefore i … Continue reading

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Setting grub2 for Windows Default using string value in Ubuntu 10.4

ok, so grub 2 has officially pissed me off. There is a way to make it load windows by default, not using the number of the menu entry (which changes every time you update the damned kernel). Instead you can … Continue reading

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