So I gave myself a challenge. Can I share my linux-box screen to a total technophobe who is unwilling to do anything that involves submitting an email, creating an account, or installing any software.
Yes, yes I can.
I had a situation a little while back were I had some servers, that process jobs, and they occasionally need to be rebooted because they get stuck. However, the people who most needed to reboot these servers, were not at all tech savvy, and they … Read More
The other day someone brought me a laptop, they were trying to boot to a CD-ROM and the laptop kept skipping all that to boot to the HD. Turns out this is a thing for the Toshiba Satellite l655d-s5050. Toshiba included a “fast boot” option; … Read More
FireFox has a special about:memory page that some of you may not know about. If you have FireFox and you suffer from the insufferable memory leak issues, here are a few things you can try to periodically speed FireFox up again. First off, the only … Read More
I’ve been seeing a weird glitch in recent versions of FireFox. For what it’s worth; I’m running version 38. While I’d seen it a few times before, I didn’t know what it was. However the issue occurred on my PC just yesterday while I was … Read More
Setting a Ricoh Printer to use SNTP for Date/Time is as simple as 1-2-3. How to set the (Simple Network Time Protocol) SNTP setting on a Ricoh Printer to fetch the correct time automatically: Telling a Ricoh printer to fetch the correct time from the … Read More
Just a quick post to explain a workaround for a rather poorly made installation/configuration utility from HP. I was recently tasked with upgrading an HP Thin Client t510, a rather popular ThinClient, running the HP ThinPro OS. HP has a couple different OS’s for their … Read More
If your Windows PC (or most likely your laptop) has this little thing listed under (in Windows 7) Control Panel -> Network and Internet -> Network Connections, called a Microsoft Virtual Wifi Miniport Adapter, then you can do more with your wifi besides simply using … Read More