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WordPress password reset

I was just at the codex.wordpress.com wordpress support site about manually resetting a password.  They had some long drawn out procedure involving a text file and the md5 command to create the md5 sum of a password in the file.  … Continue reading

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My Year of Healing

Healing, it has been said, is a matter of time.  “Time heals all wounds.”  In some ways it is a matter of time.  If you get a minor cut or a scrape, it generally is a matter of time before … Continue reading

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A dream

A quote came up this morning while watching videos by “Playing for Change.” Quite a few of these videos bring tears of joy. Thank you Joanne Arnold for linking to this playlist this morning. “A dream you dream alone is … Continue reading

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Being Pagan

This just came across my facebook feed.  It’s almost perfect.  I’m going argue some of it’s points. Being Pagan “The term Pagan applies to any faith other than: Christianity, Judaism or Muslim.  Paganism is the largest and oldest faith in … Continue reading

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You are your thoughts

I’m going start this with a nerd reference. Luke Skywalker said to Yoda after Yoda used the force to get Luke’s fighter out of the swamp on Degobah, “I don’t believe it!” Yoda replied, “That is why you fail.” Your … Continue reading

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Ubuntu, postfix, saslauthd

Well it’s taken me days to find the solution to get postfix, saslauthd to work with a remote imap server. It turns out that the key is saslauthd runs chrooted and needs to look for it’s socket file in the … Continue reading

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VMWare Server 2.0 is annoying

If you power up a virtual machine, especially linux, you won’t get access to the console until the unit is either almost fully booted or fully booted. So if your trying to troubleshoot a startup problem, you can’t. You can’t … Continue reading

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Got a speeding ticket

Out on the Maine turnpike yesterday, I got a speeding ticket from an state trooper in an unmarked light brown Ford Crown Victoria near exit 43 (Maine Mall).  He got me for 68 in a 55 when cars regularly go … Continue reading

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Sharepoint Services Errors

Had a whole host of errors while working with a new Sharepoint Server installation.  I’m using Sharepoint 2010.  I couldn’t add document libraries to subsites.  I couldn’t update information in a datasheet view of a custom list.  I would get … Continue reading

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Apache and webdav

I’ve been working on getting webdav enabled on my webservers at xyonet.com. It’s been a bit of an adventure. My brother is a developer working from a Mac. He’s been having trouble reading the source of PHP files. I’ve looked … Continue reading

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