Using whois can be a valuable tool to find out more information about a domain via the command line in Linux. A typical whois query can be performed to find out where the domain was purchased and using it again with the -h (host switch) can provide more detailed information about the domain. Using the…Details
My Dell d420 came with a biometric fingerprint scanner which is configured using the Wave Systems Embassy Security Center. If you have recently reinstalled the OS on your laptop more than likely the operating system configuration is out of sync with the TPM(Trusted Platform Module) Security Chip. This means that the biometric security will work preboot…Details
There are various reasons why you may want to log the incoming packets for your Skype messaging client. You can log both calls and instant messages made via your Skype client using Wireshark. Wireshark is a free utility that can be used to log any traffic on your computer.
Recently I was trying to paste a screenshot created using print screen into Adobe Photoshop CS4 on Windows XP but nothing would happen. I use print screen to create screenshots on a regular basis and then paste the results into Photoshop so I can describe how to resolve basic issues on a computer to people. I have…Details
I don’t currently have a Mac but do get to work on them from time to time. A friend of mine recently had an issue with PostgreSQL on his Macbook Pro running OSX. In the process of helping him I needed to restart Postgres from a terminal window but wasn’t sure of where Postgres was…Details
If you have installed Cydia on your iPhone or iPod Touch running 3.X firmware there is a good chance that after instaling a bunch of applications you could get to a point that you are running out of disk space on the root partition. By default the root partition is going to only be 500MB…Details
I used DotNetNuke a long time ago and was suprised to recently learn that there is still a large amount of people using the software. There are even more folks that installed it a long time ago and lack the resources to upgrade to a more up to date software package so there is still…Details
I have an iPod Touch 2G that is fairly messed up and both the power button and home buttons are currently not working properly which makes taking screenshots much harder than normal in iPhone firmware 2.X and 3.X. If you have installed Cydia however on your iPhone or iPod Touch then you can launch the…Details
Numerous people have been asking me recently how to modify the default language settings in Skype. Typically the people are living in a different country and the Skype installation appears to set the default language based on the country the application is downloaded in.