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This geeks got guns

Posted 09-15-2009 at 02:56 PM by jkzfixme

As an IT professional you often run into mind boggling problems, just weird stuff which can throw you for a loop and leaving you scratching your head for days. Ask anybody who does it for a living and there will be at least one memorable horror story withing the last few months. Well I am no exception , however what I did with the erroneous hard drives was exceptionally fun ! I just found these pics laying around on an old external and figured I would share.

One of my few vices happens...
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Automated MySQL backups

Posted 09-15-2009 at 12:50 PM by jkzfixme
Updated 09-15-2009 at 03:00 PM by jkzfixme

Lately I had two SQL servers crash and thankfully have implemented a pretty good backup solution using a script called AutoMySQLBackup, which uses mysqldump to create SQL dumps of your databases. Here is the play by play so you to can get back up and running with expedience. I am assuming the use of ubuntu in this tutorial as that is what I typically use, although the only real difference here is in the sudo command. If you are using a different distro just disregard any sudo's and login as root....
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Linux

Posted 09-14-2009 at 05:26 AM by vijayganap

Any say the usage of LDAP
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Today

Posted 09-11-2009 at 10:09 AM by DaFakaMatt
Tags daf, dns, today

Well today it has been raining all day, so no skating, and I had to get the driving shaft in my car fixed yesterday, soo no money. So I thought Hmm, maybe do some homework? :P which I thought was a good idea.

At tafe we have started to go onto Windows Server 2008, because 2003 is going to be phased out so yeah.

We have done active directory and file sharing with group policies etc etc, because it is the same as 2003, nothing has really changed with the active directory,...
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Lame- Dictionary

Posted 09-11-2009 at 06:59 AM by jevans001

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I have not goggled/researched much, the Dictionary panel add on. I have been using it and am annoyed that it generates a pop-up-window which takes priority over the other application windows. I have not looked much into it, so please accept my apologizes if it is something very obvious. I love Linux, Ubuntu, but have been doing homework may be venting? I can not convince the laptop speakers to generate sound, although external speakers/headphones work without...
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