How to fix audio/video stutter with flash in Debian / linux and Chrome

Jun 28th, 2012 | By

So today flash went from bad to worse.  It was doing some weird stuff as the video track would lag behind and then catch uip and lag and smoetimes it would just restart the video all together on youtube so I decided to unintall flash-nonfree and install gnash in an attempt and that just made
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How to remove the double dash / two dashes above the signature in Thunderbird

Apr 29th, 2012 | By

Well as you will be told all over the place the double dash is the industry standard indicator of the beginning of a signature.  Well guess what? It messes with my uber ascii art signature that I created today out of a need to reduce my x-spam score and stop getting blocked by spam (Blogged
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Ever get this message when running apt-get update: The following signatures couldn’t be verified ?

Apr 29th, 2012 | By

Well I just did, infact the full message is: GPG error: http://us.archive.ubuntu.com lucid Release: The following signatures couldn’t be verified because the public key is not available: NO_PUBKEY ########### With the #’s being replacing by whatever key number you are given.. obviously this means that you need to update or get a new key.. Easy
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How I quickly lowered my x-spam / spam assassin score on outgoing email

Apr 27th, 2012 | By

Well this is going to depend on the type of signature you have here but if you are having random issues with your emails getting blocked as spam and you’ve moved servers, or as in my case setup a brand new server with it’s own dedicated IP’s, and you are still running into issues take
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Root domain on one dedicated server, subdomain on different shared server running cPanel

Apr 23rd, 2012 | By

This might sound straight forward and for the most part it is but, come on, Cpanel is involved so it’s never going to be that straight forward.  So let’s start with the dedicated server where your BIND server is all setup.  You’ve setup the domain as you normally would and it’s all working but now
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Deleted your rndc.key file? No worries here’s how to recover/rebuild it

Apr 22nd, 2012 | By

Well had a brain fart today and my rndc.key file went out the window.. Not too fun as it shut down my entire DNS and a ton of domains..  So I had ot scramble to figure out how to get it back adn so i did.. Actually what I deleted was my rndc.key file but
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The best way to remotel monitor a server or a network of servers from a Windows machine

Apr 17th, 2012 | By

Well I ran into a fairly rare dilemma a couple months ago and just remember to blog about it now.  My situation is one where I have a windows server in a basement somewhere that is performing a bunch of automated tasks using windows only software.  The tasks are really not that intensive and aren’t taxing
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Show hidden files in cPanels File Manager

Apr 14th, 2012 | By

Alright so if you are in cPanel’s File manager right now you are either 1 of 2 people. A web admin that is forced to work on a client’s server with no ftp or ssh access, in which case I feel for you man and just poured a little bit of my drink out on
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Logged into wordpress and greeted by “You do not have sufficient permissions to access this page”

Apr 11th, 2012 | By

In the words of Dom, one of my favorite Bondi Hipsters: “Well this is Awks”. I was doing some redesigning and upgrading of wordpress for a client of mine and to make the process a lot easier and faster I setup a temp version of the site on my server where I didn’t have to
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If you use thunderbird heavily and for business purposes you need this addon/extension

Mar 23rd, 2012 | By

While I may have my gripes with thunderbird and do from time to time longingly look at evolution, overall the email client servers me well and I’d say that considering the wealth of extensions for it I probably under-use it (*note to self: research top thunderbird plugins).  However that being said I consider myself to
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