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Xbox 360, the reason I will never buy another Xbox * ever again

Posted 12-16-2008 at 03:13 PM by H_TeXMeX_H
Updated 12-16-2008 at 03:28 PM by H_TeXMeX_H (moved to hardware section)

First, let me start out by saying that I should have never bought an Xbox (regular not 360). I think M$ designs these so that they last only as much as the factory warranty, then they break. This is what happened with my first Xbox, which I got for my birthday long ago. When it broke and I realized it was out of warranty, it pissed me off, so I took it apart. What I saw was that one of the capacitors had exploded. So, for my next birthday, guess what I got, another Xbox.

Some time...
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Part 2, php and setting up Apache2

Posted 12-16-2008 at 09:35 AM by jjthomas
Updated 12-16-2008 at 11:34 PM by jjthomas

Create test.php:
Code:
<?php
phpinfo();
?>
Test with localhost/test.php.

Does not work. At this point I simply edit my /etc/httpd/httpd.conf file, after backing it up, of course.

My first item is to clean out all the comments. Since most of the work I do now is by an ssh shell (too many computers, not enough monitors) I can have one session open for editing and another session open for reading the comments, looking at man pages,...
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Coding theory :: Application of fields and groups

Posted 12-16-2008 at 06:31 AM by Kakarot_Rathish

i would like to know the application of fields and gropus in CODING THEORY

can anyone help me out here plz
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Silly trick to keep cleartext passwords off your hard-drive...

Posted 12-15-2008 at 04:08 PM by rocket357 (Musings on technology, philosophy, and life in the corporate world)
Updated 12-15-2008 at 04:19 PM by rocket357

I "inherited" a password list for the servers I maintain. It's huge. I don't think I could memorize them all if I tried. Seriously, 200+ something machines, each with a root or administrator password, postgres or sa password, and user passwords for standard services? I'd do good to remember the passwords for *one* machine...

So I get this bright idea...I certainly don't want to store them electronically in plaintext without some safety mechanism...my desktop machine...
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My Slackware 12.2 installation

Posted 12-15-2008 at 11:18 AM by jjthomas
Updated 12-16-2008 at 11:47 PM by jjthomas
Tags 12.2, slackware

Computer Hardware:
P-III 866Mhz with 512MB of RAM
nVidia GeForce2 GTS/Pro with 64 MB RAM
2 3com 3c905B 100BaseTX NIC's
1 LINKSYS WMP55AG A+G Wifi card
SB PCI 128

HDA = 28 GB Maxtor
HDB = 28 GB Maxtor
HDC = DVD RW drive
SDA = 9 GB Cheeta
4GB Tape Backup (SCSI)
SCSI Ricoh CD-RW
1.44MB 3.5 floppy
1.2MB 5.25 floppy.
Power is supplied by an Enermax 300 watt Power Supply.

The first...
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