Goodbye Adobe and Apple

By | September 13, 2007

or an Adobe Acrobat Reader alternative … OK, I admit it, I absolutely hate Acrobat Reader, it is the biggest load of shite I have installed on my PC. It is slow to load, slow to do just about anything, when it opens in your browser you know you can probably kiss your browser session goodbye, then there… Read More »

Joomal and SEF on IIS 6.0

By | August 27, 2007

This is an article about how to get Joomla and SEF working on an IIS 6.0 server, this took me a couple of days to fully work out so I hope this save someone some time. The basic Joomla SEF / SEO is relatively easy to get working but does not really give you much, what I wanted… Read More »

Vista DRM Bullshit

By | July 25, 2007

I called this Vista DRM Bullshit because this is my website and I am allowed to swear and secondly I am sick and tired of hearing this crap regurgitated again and again and again. So far, no big deal, just the usual morons sprouting this rubbish, then a couple of days ago this arrives in my inbox, from… Read More »

Cygwin on Vista

By | June 6, 2007

I have been running Vista for a while now and I am just trying to get up to speed with what works and what does not work and why. One thing I use all the time is Poderosa http://en.poderosa.org/ with Cygwin, this gives a great command line tool with full cut and paste options, it is also a… Read More »

Moving Windows to a new server

By | January 22, 2007

Or I should have called this creative use of Microsoft software mirroring ! I have stuffed around with this for a while now and found something this morning that works. WASP is our big daddy server that does just about everything, it is also 6 years old and I really do not want to reinstall it, there is… Read More »

Make a normal user a local admin

By | January 1, 2007

I just set up something which is fairly useful, I had a hard time finding anything much about it on the Internet, I needed to make a new guy we have working for us a local admin on each machine in the domain without making him a domain admin, also not forgetting we have English and French systems,… Read More »

Enabling SSH on Freebsd

By | January 1, 2007

A fresh install of DesktopBSD or PCBSD does not allow remote SSH logins, took me a while to find all this out so I decided to put it all in one place. DesktopBSD does not install sshd by default. Install SSH, on DesktopBSD just run the package manager and install OpenSSH Make sure there is an editor installed… Read More »