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How-To Fix: “regenerate_ssh_host_keys …failed” on Raspbian for RaspberryPi

Listen to me! download mp3 During your RPi boot it may happen that you get an error message like, “regenerate_ssh_host_keys …failed”, such error is generally sign that you SSH service won’t start. That issue showed to me during the second … Continue reading

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How-To Fix a Bricked OS X Lion System After Thunderbolt Software Update Causes Boot Failure?

Listen to me! download mp3 Following the WWDC 2012 Apple has released some new system and applications updates for OS X Lion 10.7; one of them is an update for the Thunderbolt port, and unfortunately brings with it a serious bug that may badly … Continue reading

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How-To Redirect PATHINFO (Almost Pretty) Permalinks To Pretty Permalinks

This post is about supporting your former PATHINFO Permalinks structure (a.k.a. Almost-Pretty-Permalinks), on your new web-site using Pretty-Permalinks. Redirect 301 /index.php/ http://www.yoursite.com/ RewriteRule . /index.php [L] These are the lines of Apache’s configuration that must be present in the website’s main .htaccess … Continue reading

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How-To Send A Command In Background And Keep It Running using ‘nohup’

The shell command ‘nohup‘ in combination with ‘&‘ will allow to send the a command-line instruction in background enabling the process to keep running after the user who issues the command has logged out. A common use of ‘nohup’ is when … Continue reading

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HOW-TO Disable the Character Accent Menu and Enable Key Repeat in Mac OS X Lion

To disable the press and hold accented character picker you need to digit the following commad in a Terminal window: $ defaults write -g ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false After that you will have to Log Out and then Log In again. Or just … Continue reading

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How-To Fix “Some of your photos were not copied to the iPad, iPhone, iPod because they cannot be displayed on your iPad, iPhone, iPod”

It happens, fortunately not so frequently, that during the Photo synchronisation of my iDevices via iTunes I get an error about the copy of my pictures to my iPad or iPhone: “Some of your photos, including the photo “IMX_xxxx”, were … Continue reading

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How-To Set Up a Continuos Synchronization on The Background With Windows 7 and The Group Policy Editor

Using the Offline Files in Windows Vista or Windows 7 is not always a smooth process and can cause a lot of Offline Folders And Files Synchronization Errors. I found the latest generation of Windows to be very sensitive in the … Continue reading

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How-To fix pGina: “Warning: Current plugin selected could not be loaded!”

After installing pGina and the chosen plugins (i.e. LDAP Auth, LDAP Group, RADIUS) on Windows Vista or Windows 7, it may happen that trying to access the plugin configuration it results in an error loading the plugin with the following error … Continue reading

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How-To legally unlock the iPhone 4 permanently

Listen to me! download mp3 I recently found a company called FoneFunShop that unlock many models of mobile phones and 3G dongles. Among these it also unlocks iPhone 4 from all the countries for £50.00 and iPhone4S for £130.00. This … Continue reading

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How-To Install or Update Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7 on the Asus Eee PC 1005HA Netbook

Few days ago Apple released the latest update for Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7 . Here is the tutorial on how to install or update Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.7 on the Asus Eee PC 1005HA Netbook. Prerequisites … Continue reading

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