Improving Wireless stability and connectivity in Debian Squeeze with Atheros AR9287

May 4th, 2012 | By

Well ever since moving to my new apartment here the landlords wifi has just been atrocious.  I mean I lived down in Colombia, I’ve piggy-backed off wifi signals in Croatia, i’ve backpacked around the world jerry rigging blackberries as tethers in developing countries in the middle of no where and this wifi here is BY
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Cannot login to Skype in Linux: Another instance may exist

May 4th, 2012 | By

Try deleting the ~/.Skype/shared.xml and shared.lck and ~/.Skype/PROFILENAME/config.lck next rename .Skype to .Skype_saved and restart skype You will be able to login correctly but not mcuh good without all your stuff so copy _saved directory over the regular one and see if that helps. If it doesn’t then check this out: You need to find
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Filezilla won’t load / stalls indefinitely for you in Debian?

May 1st, 2012 | By

Jesus, today isn’t my day for FTP.. Fireftp freeze iceweasel, filezilla won’t load, internet god are trying to tell me something.. Well I’d rather spit in their face than listen to them cause dammit I need to upload shit. I Ran into this problem today, don’t know when this started or why but annoying as
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Installing backport packages through aptitude on Debian

Apr 30th, 2012 | By

Just a quick little post today about getting Debian to go into the backports for that package you want to install.. remember that just because you have the backports repo in your sources.list it doesn’t mean that apt-get install whatever is going to install the bp version of whatever.. If you want to ensure that
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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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AMD Trinity A10 APU CPU Benchmarks and GPU Benchmarks

Apr 27th, 2012 | By

As we now know the AMD Trinity cores release date was leaked and is set for May 15th 2012.  Well AMD has released the GPU benchmarks and they are looking pretty impressive.. I’ll start with the GPU / graphics benchmarks below before moving onto the A10 cpu benchmarks afterwards.  The great thing with the APU
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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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Installing Audacity 2 in Debian Squeeze

Apr 20th, 2012 | By

Well this was a bit of a nightmare and only really figured it out due to some luck Soooo, you’ve no doubt been trying a bunch of things and have ended in frustration. Let me tell you that from my experience you are going to have to install from source.. No clean neat little packages,
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