Headphones plugged in but Audio still plays for .5 seconds on laptop speakers before switching to headphones

Sep 30th, 2014 | By

Alright, this problem has been driving me nuts this week.  My headset is plugged in, audio is working fine, mic is detected but whenever I play audio, be it through winamp or youtube there will be a slight delay where it plays through my laptop speakers for about .5 seconds before switching over to my headset. No
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How to Fix Error code: service.FAILURE Method: [unknown] Details:soap:Receiver in Zimbra

Sep 9th, 2014 | By

Finally solved this issue so figured I’d share.  For me it was because I had the zimbra user’s shell set to /usr/sbin/nologin when it needed to be /bin/sh Also if you don’t have openSSH installed you’re going to need that running

Fixing error on Mail Queues page in Zimbra web admin

May 25th, 2014 | By

So the last problem with the Web admin area in Zimbra was in the Mail Queues section.   It spit out this lovely error when trying to access it:   2014-05-25 15:02:58,681 INFO [qtp1448456120-7560:https:///service/admin/soap/GetMailQueueInfoRequest] [name=admin@mail. .com;mid=1;ip=;ua=ZimbraWebClient – GC35 (Win);] SoapEngine – handler exception com.zimbra.common.service.ServiceException: system failure: exception during auth {RemoteManager: mail. .com->zimbra@mail. .com:22} [spoiler] ExceptionId:qtp1448456120-7560:https://
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How to fix broken windows explorer icons

Mar 21st, 2014 | By

So system mechanic did something today that broke all of my windows explorer folder icons inside of my box sync folder for some reason.. Not sure what it did but the fix was pretty painless and can be found in this video below:

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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Another amazing wordpress plugin: Advanced Editor

Oct 10th, 2012 | By

For anyone who’s doing any work in the CSS or php files of wordpress this one is a must, I’m just shocked at how long it took me to find it.  The main reason I stumbled open it was that I was looking for a way to display the line numbers in my editor as
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Why is my jpg so big?

Oct 8th, 2012 | By

Ran into a funny little problem today as I was exporting a jpg file GIMP: It was fricken huge, relatively speaking.  This was a 4×80 image and it was 6.8kb.  It made no sense for this to be any larger than 600-800bytes but for some reason it would not come down to less than 10
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MapMyUser.com wordpress ‘hack’ means new theme for the site!

Jan 5th, 2012 | By

I call this a ‘hack’ but in reality there was no breach of security, it was a clever little trojan of sorts put into my old theme by it’s creators.   What I’m talking about is the sudden appearance of a little tab on the right hand side of the page that messed up my
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Color erase not working in GIMP?

Jan 2nd, 2012 | By

So after wasting oodles and oodles of people’s time assuming this was a bug and not a human fuck up, as it usually is, I’ve learned that you need to have an alpha channel for this to properly work. The problem was the paint brush’s ‘color erase’ mode wouldnt’ actually erase colors, it just acted
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I now have the quietest laptop around, and coincidentally the hottest

Jan 28th, 2011 | By

Well the inevitable decline of this LG R405 laptop is finally upon me as today the main cooling fan gave out.  I’m hoping that this might be a simple loose wire that I can soder or reattach but alas I left my tiny screw driver in Canada and so I can’t open this old girl
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