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Gentoo as VMWare guest

I’ve been running Gentoo as a VMWare guest for some time.  building the vmware tools has always bombed for the same reason with an error about not being able to find the kernel header files in the proper location even … Continue reading

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Unhelpful Microsoft Reporting Services Error

Recently when trying to deploy a complex Microsoft Reporting Services definition to a server, I received the following error: Exception of type Microsoft.ReportingServices.ReportProcessing.ReportProcessingException was thrown. That error is pretty unhelpful.  It turns out that there was user defined function that I … Continue reading

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Mailman, Postfix and Gentoo

I just spent the morning dealing with all sorts of odd problems relating to configuring Mailman, a mailing listserver, with Gentoo Linux and Postfix. Most of the process went very smoothly up until the actual testing which yielded errors. The … Continue reading

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Above and Beyond, LLC Doesn’t Go Above and Beyond

My partner and I recently had some work on the house performed by Above and Beyond, LLC of Lewiston. We signed two contracts for work. The first part of the job was to repair a leaking roof. To their credit, … Continue reading

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GMail IMAP and POP troubles

Just went through lots of trouble dealing with google apps and imap/pop3 access for a client.   The problem turned out to be that the account was locked.  The fix turned out to be their unlock captcha tool.  There is one … Continue reading

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Windows 7 can’t connect to Windows Server 2003 printer share

Connect a Windows 7/Visa 64 bit client to a Windows Server 2003 32 bit printer share. Continue reading

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Welcome

This is the first post to curtis.maurand.com.  This will be a place for my rantings as well as little technical tidbits that I find.  Sometimes I get political.  I haven’t decided on allowing comment, yet.  I may or may not.

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