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Mysql regularily crashing – Cannot allocate memory for buffer pool

Sep 15th, 2016 | By

So every day now on one of my Debian servers, Mysql is crashing with the following message: Fatal error: cannot allocate memory for the buffer pool 160915 6:38:10 [ERROR] Plugin ‘InnoDB’ init function returned error. 160915 6:38:10 [ERROR] Plugin ‘InnoDB’ registration as a STORAGE ENGINE failed. 160915 6:38:10 [ERROR] Unknown/unsupported storage engine: InnoDB 160915 6:38:10
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Peforce: Multi-root folder access privileges within a single stream

Jun 26th, 2016 | By

They situation is this. We have a replicated that is replicated across two different platforms, which means the content stays the same but the platform specific tech around it all needs to be recreated from scratch for 2 platforms. So we create 2 folders within the root, one for each platform with the intention of allowing
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Resizing GPT Partition on VMware virtual server without loosing data

Jun 25th, 2016 | By

So you want to enlarge one of your partitions on one of your virtual servers eh?  First things first, shut the instance down and then go into Edit Settings for the instance and change the hard drive to the new size. Now start up the box and go grab gdisk.  fdisk won’t work well, parted
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Why is the assignee going under the wrong role when bulk assigning tasks to a user with swimlanes in TargetProcess?

May 31st, 2016 | By

View Setup: Cards = User Stories/Tasks, Swimlanes = Users, Columns = whatever Desired outcome = Drag many cards into the swimlane of the user that you want to assign them to Actual Outcome = Cards are assigned to the user but not as the role of developer, but the role of Project Manager Question =
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Allowin Zimbra users to actually send as another user

Apr 21st, 2016 | By

Persona’s is great, adding external accounts is great but neither of these two options will actually allow the user to send as the persona or the external account(or in our case an internal account).  to do that you need to do this: https://wiki.zimbra.com/wiki/Ajcody-How-To-Setup-sendAs-Right-And-Persona-For-Internal-Users



Splitting Perforce Depots off main instance and running multi-instances on single server

Feb 24th, 2016 | By

So Perforce is great, and the free license is also great for us indies however the 25 workstations can be a bit of a pain especially when you are working with people that arent’ P4 Pro’s and end up with 5 workstations just for their account or have multiple machines and need 3-4 work stations.
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Right clicking anything in windows explorer crashes explorer.exe

Feb 18th, 2016 | By

One of your third party context menus is causing mayhem.  Go to http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/shexview.html , download the program and disable every 3rd party context menu(non microsoft) until you fix the issue



DLNA server on Android device streaming to chromecast/wireless speakers via an ipad

Dec 26th, 2015 | By

So here’s what I need to do: Turn a library of 300+ CD’s into a digital only collection Stream that collection to a central amplifier that lacks wifi capabilities Add wifi speakers around the house to stream the music to various rooms if needed All be controlled from an ipad Must be easily and flawlessly
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Uninstalling Winamp and marking the end of a very long chapter in music listening

Sep 19th, 2015 | By

Wimamp has has a complete monopoly on every computer I’ve owned over the past 18 years but today was the day that it was finally uninstalled to make room for the future.  Lacking any major updates since having their doors shuttered, the player has stopped moving forward and starting  to rust and show it’s age.
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Web filtering / protection using a repeater bridge

Sep 14th, 2015 | By

If you are connecting machines into a repeater via cat5 the sad truth is that Content restriction settings on the repeater don’t work and in rare cases you might not have or want to turn on content restrictions on the main network that your repeater is hooked into(ie: you’re sharing a connection with your neighbours).
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