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Thunderbird has a max size per folder: Errors saying cannot copy to sent folder today

Aug 16th, 2013 | By

So it appears that if you are like me and save 100% of your emails that thunderbird will eventually shit a brick and tell you enough is enouhg.. From what I’ve read that limit is 4GB per folder, or in my case 14236 emails in the sent folder.  A fine example of why it might
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Never loose form information and text by accidentally pressing the back button

Aug 8th, 2013 | By

Well this has probably happened to be a few hundred times but for whatever reason today I thought to do something make sure it doens’t happen again.. i’m talking about when you fill out a text field on an online form or somewhere and then for whatever reason you hit back, close the tab or
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Sample CISPA Blackout Page HTML to save you the time

Apr 20th, 2013 | By

Just incase you are planning on blacking out your site(s) on April 22nd, 2013 I’ve made a sample CISPA page which I think is pretty decent.  All you have to do is save it as index.html and put it in your domains root folder/directory.  Obviously you’ll want to back up your existing index.html file first.
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The best windows archiver between WinRar and 7zip

Apr 19th, 2013 | By

Alright so I was looking at Archivers today as I just wanted to make sure that Winrar, my goto archiver was the best one I should be using.  I read a lot of reviews and found most people saying that 7zip can compress things smaller without taking a lot longer to do it.  So I
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Fixing ‘This page includes script from unauthenticated sources’ problem with ssl wordpress install on apache+nginx server

Apr 10th, 2013 | By

This was a headache and a half that ate up 4 hours of my life.  So here’s the deal, I have a wordpress install that NEEDS to run completely on ssl(https) and everything was running tickity boo until we did a wordpress update last week.  All of a sudden all of the css and js
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How to make an automated connection checker and IP blocker for your server

Mar 23rd, 2013 | By

I like to think of it as a door man for my server, or my little centurion  What this little guy does is checked the last 5 hours of access logs to your server to see if there are any IP’s that are hitting your server an unusually high amount of times.  If it finds
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Remove auto-created email specific thunderbird folders – have everything go into 1 local folder

Mar 20th, 2013 | By

This was something that I seemed to have figured out and forgot again so I’ll blog about it this time to keep it permanently in memory   Anyways, so the deal is when you add a new email account in thunderbird it creates a specific set of folders and subfolders for that new email address.
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Changing vmail user passwords in mysql with phpMyAdmin

Mar 6th, 2013 | By

So I had a bit of a head scratcher with this one today as I’m used to changing passwords in wordpress by going into the user’s table and typing the password in the value box and choosing md5 in the function dropdown window.  Well that just ended up in disaster for vmail. It ends up
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Batch renaming files in Sequential order with Bash(in windows)

Mar 4th, 2013 | By

So let’s say you save 50 related files from the internets and they are all uselessly named like ksaljf23_13.jpg , etc etc and you want them to be sequentially named something relevant like videoGame_01.jpg videoGame_02.jpg.  How can you go and batch rename them all with a quick and dirty script? Well in linux it’s a
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How to Batch convert multiple images into a single PDF in windows 7(for Free)

Feb 27th, 2013 | By

So in linux this is a simple matter of using imagemagick to run a command like this: #convert *.jpg myPDF.pdf Unfortunately windows is another matter for most people, although ImageMagick is available for windows so I’ll link to that at the bottom.  But my guess is that if you are a Windows user you are
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