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September 1, 2011

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

Filed under: How-To,IT,Troubleshooting,Windows — Tags: , , — marcomc @ 23:48

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 message being returned:

August 24, 2011

How the UNIX system Load Avarage is calculated on Mac OS X and Linux

Filed under: Apple & Mac,IT,Linux — Tags: , , , , , , , — marcomc @ 11:58

The Load Avarage values that are shown using the ‘top’ commad or the ‘uptime’ command represent the number of blocking processes in the run queue averaged over a certain time period.

July 18, 2011

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Filed under: IT — marcomc @ 02:23

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March 23, 2011

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

Filed under: Apple & Mac,How-To,IT — Tags: , , , — marcomc @ 18:52

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.

March 18, 2011

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 initialized properly and will appear in the ‘Server Admin’ Open Directory’s Overview panel as ‘Kerberos is: Stopped‘.

March 8, 2011

How-To create an Apple ID and purchase software on the Mac App Store (optionally with use of a GiftCard)

Filed under: Apple & Mac,How-To,IT — Tags: , , , , — marcomc @ 15:55

Purchasing software on the Mac App Store is meant to be a straigt-forward process, and it is! Apple’s Magic?!
Said so it’s true that the App Store licensing change the rules we are used to follow (supposedly) .
If facts now we can buy an application on the App Store and install it in as many Macs as we own without extra charge… but what if we are running a company? ..read to know!

February 24, 2011

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

Filed under: IT,Troubleshooting — Tags: , , , , — marcomc @ 06:12

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 Open the Page, Too Many Redirects”.

February 14, 2011

How-To user EtherApe graphical network monitor with Windows, Mac OS X or Linux

Filed under: How-To,IT,Linux — Tags: , , , , , — marcomc @ 17:17

EtherApe is a graphical network monitor for Unix that come with most of the GNU/Linux distrubution but is not, now is present in MacPorts for Mac OS X and but has no porting for Windows as well.

January 17, 2011

How-To flush the DHCP server lease cache

Filed under: How-To,IT,Linux,Troubleshooting — Tags: , , , , — marcomc @ 17:27

On a GNU/Linux server locate the files  dhcpd.leases and dhcpd.leases~
Mine is a Debian so the location is /var/lib/dhcpd3/ .

January 2, 2011

What is the difference between Apple’s AirPrint and HP’s ePrint?

Filed under: Apple & Mac,IT — Tags: , , , , — marcomc @ 00:57

“Apple’s AirPrint allows iPhone, iPad and iPod touch customers to print wirelessly to a local printer on their wireless network through an embedded OS print function. HP ePrint allows for printing from anywhere in the world from any mobile device to an HP ePrint enabled printer using the HP cloud – that means the customer can attach a file or document to an email and send it to the printer’s individual email address. Both solutions remove the need for drivers or software downloads.”

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