Category Archives: Troubleshooting

How-To unlock MAGIC-SIM stuck in DUAL-MODE (007) on an iPhone 6

The MAGIC-SIM DUAL-MODE (aka 007 mode) is not working well on any iPhone model. Once activated it will take away the `STK menu` from your SIM Applications list with no apparent way to roll back to normality. At this point … Continue reading

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How-To Remove The Password From a SSL Certificate Key File

In case you find yourself with a SSL Certificate for your your domain and need to use it in systems where automatic processed will restart the web server (i.e. Apache 2), I guess you have discovered that a serious problem … Continue reading

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It’s time to change passwords after LinkedIn and Last.fm have been hacked

Listen to me! download mp3 A few days ago LinkedIn service has been hacked and many users passwords have been compromised. Here there is an article of the Guardian about that: http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/work-blog/2012/jun/07/linkedin-hacking-internet-security This is a link to a tool from LastPass.com to … 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 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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Mac OS X Server 10.6 Open Directory Replica: “Kerberos is: Stopped”

It is common that the configuration process of a Mac OS X Snow Leopard Server 10.6 as an Open Directory Replica for your Open Directory Master comes with some problematic issues: it’s very common that the Kerberos service is not … Continue reading

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How-To configure unattended clients with TeamViewer for Mac (simulating TeamViewer Host)

09/09/2011 – UPDATE The TeamViewer team has recently release a new host version for Mac OS X TeamViewer for Unattended Servers: TeamViewer Host Despite the name it can be used in any Mac OS X installation (clients and servers) http://www.teamviewer.com/download/TeamViewerHost.dmg … Continue reading

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WordPress 3.1 update: “Could Not Open the Page, Too Many Redirects”

This morning after upgrading my blog to WordPress 3.1 the front side of my blog suddently stopped working. All my browsers got stuck trying to load www.marcomc.com and Mobile Safari on my iPad and my iPhone was complaining about: “Could Not … Continue reading

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