Tag Archive: How To

Dec 19 2013

Setting Up Automatic Remote Backups With rsync

Keeping up to date backups is very important when dealing with any type of online server. One can never predict when a hard drive will fail, a file system gets corrupt, or even when mother nature will ruin your day. Thus the reason to keep not only an on-site backup but a remote duplicate in …

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May 25 2013

Attach a RAW Hard Drive to an ESXi Guest

I’m always thinking about my servers and how I can either condense them, learn something new from them, or simply mess around with them. Well, recently I discovered just now easy it can be to connect a hard disk directly to an ESXi guest allowing the virtual machine to directly access the information on the …

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Dec 01 2012

How to set up a McMyAdmin Minecraft server on a VPS

Minecraft is awesome. There is no doubt about it. Some of us may have been hosting a server for our friends from our home computers. This is great but eventually you either get tired of having your computer on or just want something with a faster Internet connection. To fix this annoyance you can rent a VPS. …

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Jul 30 2012

Automatically Switch Default Printers Between Different Networks

Many of us, especially those with laptop computers, travel often. Whether it be traveling between your home and office or your home and school we often need to print something to the printer on the local network. Now until now this meant having to select a different printer from a drop down box every time …

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Jul 26 2012

Link2SD – Upgrading Your SD Card

You would think that upgrading the SD card in your Android phone would be as simple as copying the contents over to your new SD card. With Link2SD you need to remember the second partition on your SD card that contains off of you apps. This partition cannot be seen from Windows so to get …

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Jun 29 2012

SSH Via Command Prompt Or Batch File In Windows

I normally don’t leave all of my computers turned on through-out the night but sometimes turning them all off before I go to bed can be a nuisance. I was determined to create a batch file to turn off all of my computers. For windows it is easy but Linux and my ESXi server required …

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Jun 28 2012

How To – Minecraft Portable Edition

Minecraft is a great game. No doubt about it. Now imagine you could play this great game where every you were? Sweet, right? Well following this guide you can install Minecraft to your USB flash drive and save you worlds to it as you go from computer to computer!

Apr 08 2012

Setting Up Link2SD On The LG Optimus V

Using Link2SD on your LG Optimus V is a great idea! The phone doesn’t have a lot of internal memory to start with so using a secondary partition on your SD card and completely moving apps onto it is a great way to free up some space on your phone. I started with around 10MB …

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Dec 30 2011

Speed Test An Android Phone’s SD Card

Sometimes you may be interested in seeing just how fast your phones SD card is preforming. Or maybe you just bought a new SD card that’s rated at class 12 or something and you want to see if it is actually operating at those speeds. Well, there is a simple app that will do this …

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Dec 27 2011

How To Turn A Laptop Into A Secondary Monitor

If you have an old laptop or even an old computer laying around, you can set it up as a secondary display for your main computer! I myself have an old dell mini laptop that I used as a secondary display for my main computer rig. This was accomplished with my network and a handy …

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