2 Great ways to auto post your blog articles/pages to both twitter and facebook

Mar 16th, 2012 | By

Well this article started off a lot shorter and simpler than where it ended up and that’s because over the course of this week I’ve discovered some limitations with the first and simpler method I was advocating.  I’ll keep that for last but start off with the best way to ‘syndicate’ your blogs onto the
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Cron run failed error in Drupal 6

Mar 14th, 2012 | By

So I encountered this problem today and thought I’d share the solution.  So this is most likely going to happen to you on a shared server where your procs get killed if they are running hot for too long. The server where I host my drupal site is one of these and I my happens
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Terminal scrolling not working through ssh

Mar 14th, 2012 | By

Works fine when working locally but as soon as you ssh into your server the scroll wheel just cycles through commands now and shift-pg up doesn’t jack all.  I ran into this fun little dilema today and after 30 sseconds of fiddling found the fix is rather simple. Just go into edit -> Profiles and
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How to hide title bar for specific windows in linux with compiz

Mar 13th, 2012 | By

Well if this just isn’t the coolest damned thing I’ve ever seen then I don’t know what is.  Well maybe a little bit of an exaggeration there but hot damn I am smitten with this new juicy secret I learned and I just needed to share. So I’ve switched to Opera for the bulk of
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Prevent your log files from getting out of control in Debian Squeeze

Mar 13th, 2012 | By

Well as you read last week my system threw in the towel on me after my hard drive was completely filled up by my syslog, kern.log and messages log files.  A little bit stupid as they were almost all duplicates of each other.  But I checked on them today, 3 days later or so and
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Complete gconf / dbus / kde failure in Debian Squeeze

Mar 11th, 2012 | By

Well today was a fun day of frustration as Debian just broke down completely and vomitted all over the place.  I’ll get the insanely simple solution later but let me tell you about the symptoms first.  Mainly that nothing bloody works.  When you log into an account from shell, IE: ctrl-f2 you are greeted with
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How to batch convert .xm / .mod files to .wav files in linux

Mar 11th, 2012 | By

Well funny enough I had given up on this because of so many forum posts that I found saying it cant’ be done and that you need windows bla bla bla.. Well they are all a bunch of chumps because there is a native linux solution that is easier and quicker than anything you can
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P2P Connect Failed error with Skype

Mar 10th, 2012 | By

Skype refused to login today, quoting this lovely error to me everytime I tried.  After a little bit of googling I was overwhelmed with results from dim-witted people suggesting to delete ~/.Skype to fix this problem and I thought I would make a quick post to hopefully help people fix this properly. The issue here
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How to ‘unlike’ a link/page/movie/whatever on a PAGE (not your main profile)

Mar 6th, 2012 | By

Ok, so if you are a social media marketer as I’ve just discovered that I’ve turned into, you’ll no doubt be the admin of many facebook pages.  Now I know many of you are probably thinking this already, and probably have since you became an admin on your very first page that wasn’t yours, but
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Timezone offset in WordPress

Mar 5th, 2012 | By

This is more of a reminder to myself than anything.. But if you have a calendar plugin installed on wordpress that is syncing to a google calendar and the time of the events on your wordpress blog are completely different times than on your google calendar then you need to change the timezone in wordpress
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