Posts Tagged ‘ upgrade ’

Updating/Installing wordpress themes or plugins without having to enter FTP info

Feb 22nd, 2012 | By

I first saw this in action when I setup wordpress on a shared host after running it on my dedicated server for years.  All of a sudden when I clicked ‘install’ there was no FTP prompt, the bloody thing just installed!  I was amazed at this new development and looked into how it was done.
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Debian fun for the week – USB HD locking system + fglrx and backport kernels

Dec 3rd, 2011 | By

Alrighty, another adventure to go on in linux land.  The problems started a few days ago when I noticed my system locking up all of a sudden.. I mean full all the way lock, stock and two smoking barrels having to take the battery out and unplug the damn thing just to get it to
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Update headers in Debian 6 and now no sound card

Nov 25th, 2011 | By

So I recently updated my headers and upon reboot was greeted with no sound.  Heh, now this is linux remember so when you boot up with no sound you don’t really panic because it happens every week and it’s usually the same thing.. so I checked on the regular culprits and saw nothing out of
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Switch from Ubuntu to Debian and now Jacksense doesn’t work

Nov 19th, 2011 | By

For those of you that don’t know jacksense is when your computer detects when headphones have been plugged in.. Meaning that it should mute the main speakers automatically so the audio is coming out of the headphones only.  When this doesn’t work audio will come out of both the headphones and the speakers.. Annoying as
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Upgraded Timthumbs not displaying images: Could not find the internal image you specified.

Oct 31st, 2011 | By

Alright, this was a 2 hour ride of fun and joy at 4 in the morning that I would have rather not gone through but hopefully I can offer a little help to those( and I know there are plenty out there) underground the same hell. So as you know timthumb had an awesome exploit
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Ubuntu 11.10 Upgrade Hell – Part 1: Boot hangs

Oct 18th, 2011 | By

After running the upgrade to Ubuntu 11.10 and rebooting my boot service is hanging completely.  Right now it mainly stops at Starting CUPS printing Spooler/Server and if I leave it there for a couple of hours it sometimes makes it to Stopping anac(h)ronistic cron.   After trying 100 different solutions the end result was to sudo
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11.04 proves to be a little bit of a headache

Apr 30th, 2011 | By

Update: After a couple more hours my little bit of a headache turned into a full blown apocalypse.  This new released is absolute garbage and the end result is me being forced to format my entire partition and reinstall a fresh copy of 10.04.  Unbelievable that this release would even see the light of day
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