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Linux server – Change default timezone

Monday, August 6, 2012 12:45 No Comments

Changing the timezone on a Ubuntu/Debian server can be done using the following command: su dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

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Use GMail to send emails through the Linux consolse

Saturday, July 28, 2012 10:09 No Comments

If you need to be able to send simple, one user account emails from a Linux server which has no mail server configured then this is for you. Additionally you can use GMail to send messages from. Install software: # apt-get update # apt-get install ssmtp Edit configuration file: #nano /etc/ssmtp/ssmtp.conf AuthPass=gmailpassword FromLineOverride=YES [...]

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VirtualBox – Disable Date and Time synchronization for a VirtualBox Guest system

Thursday, April 26, 2012 16:24 No Comments

The following command will disable the date/time synchronization for a Guest operating system. Assuming the host is running Windows OS. Open the command prompt. (Run -> cmd) Enter command: C:\Users\User>”c:\Program Files\Oracle\VirtualBox\VBoxManage.exe” setextradata ENTER_MACHINE_NAME_HERE “VBoxInternal/Devices/VMMDev/0/Config/GetHostTimeDisabled” “1″ * Replace ENTER_MACHINE_NAME_HERE with Guest system name * This command will add an extra line to the “C:\Users\User\VirtualBox VMs\MACHINE_NAME\MACHINE_NAME.vbox” file. [...]

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Internet Explorer Application Compatibility VPC Image – Windows XP Username and Password

Tuesday, October 11, 2011 20:56 No Comments

Microsoft provides Windows Virtual PC images for download. The virtual images are preinstalled with Internet Explorer 6 and IE7 which web developers can use to test their web sites. Windows XP may request the login username which is not stated on Microsoft’s website. Windows XP username: IE User password: Password1

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Ipconfig /all missing ethernet adapters. Limited connection. Solved

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 13:54 No Comments

After a Windows 7  restart I had no network adapters showing after executing the ” ipconfig /all ” command but they showed up in the device manager, so the netowork was not working at all. After few hours researching the internet and thinking of a system reinstall I accidentaly found the solution. Other solutions: 1. [...]

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