Category Archive: Software

March 31, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , ,

HOW TO DELETE TIGHTVNC HISTORY

HOW TO DELETE TIGHTVNC HISTORY

I needed to delete the TightVNC IP Addresses from the drop down list and decided to write them down before I forget. Here are the steps I did to delete the history from TightVNC on a Windows Operating System: Open up the command prompt or in the search box type REGEDIT Now click on Computer […]

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January 26, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , , , ,

CMS COMPARISON WORDPRESS VS JOOMLA VS DRUPAL

CMS COMPARISON WORDPRESS VS JOOMLA VS DRUPAL

WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal are all household names on the content management system market (CMS). These three open-source CMS tools have many points in common as well as some points that differentiate them from each other. To discover the best CMS on market, read the text and the adjoining infographic below which compares WordPress, Joomla, […]

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January 13, 2017   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , ,

HOW TO FIX A CORRUPTED TABLE IN A MYSQL DATABASE

HOW TO FIX A CORRUPTED TABLE IN A MYSQL DATABASE

One of the websites I manage Digital Signage Blog was not displaying correctly (posts were not displaying, menu was missing links to the categories and only displaying pages) and after some investigation, I discovered one of the database tables (the categories table – wp_term_taxonomy) was corrupted. I attempted to repair the database by using these instructions […]

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October 28, 2016   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , ,

EVEN MORE REASONS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER USING PDF SOFTWARE

EVEN MORE REASONS YOU SHOULD CONSIDER USING PDF SOFTWARE

If you ever share files with other people, and need to keep your content secure, then you should consider using PDF software, such as soda pdf editor. If you have yet to invest in this type of technology, there are a number of reasons you should consider doing so right now. It is Universal When […]

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September 17, 2016   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , , ,

REASONS EVERY COMPANY NEEDS WIRELESS EXPENSE MANAGEMENT

REASONS EVERY COMPANY NEEDS WIRELESS EXPENSE MANAGEMENT

As the organization grows in business, the expenses and the intricacy of keeping tabs on your company, also increases. Soon you may run out of time and resources that you require to manage your company’s increasing telecommunications need. BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) Programs Employees bring their devices to office including Mac, Laptops, Smartphone’s and […]

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September 9, 2016   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , , ,

FIX FOR WINDOWS BATCH FILE THAT DOES NOT CONTINUE LAUNCHING

FIX FOR WINDOWS BATCH FILE THAT DOES NOT CONTINUE LAUNCHING

Windows batch files are great for basic automation, especially if you add it to your Windows Startup. However, I just ran into a problem with executing multiple commands in a batch file – they would not continue and just pause until the program is exited. Here is an example of the original batch file:

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September 6, 2016   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

HOW TO INSTALL DD-WRT ON TPLINK WA830RE

HOW TO INSTALL DD-WRT ON TPLINK WA830RE

I had a spare TP-LINK wireless extender lying around and decided to try installing DD-WRT (a free Linux-based firmware for several wireless routers) so I could see some of the software features  on this firmware. Why? Apparently, there are so many features the wireless extender can do if it has the right software, so I […]

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January 10, 2016   /   by Marco   /   , , , , ,

HOW TO DELETE CERTAIN FILES IN CENTOS VPS

HOW TO DELETE CERTAIN FILES IN CENTOS VPS

The easiest way to delete files based on the filename and extension in CentOS VPS is to use the following syntax: [codesyntax lang=”php”]

[/codesyntax] For example, if you want to delete images that has the name businesslegions in it use: [codesyntax lang=”php”]

[/codesyntax] If you’re a bit hesitant and want to check which […]

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MY MUST INSTALL WINDOWS SOFTWARE LIST

I’ve recently had to reinstall Windows on my PC and decided to put together a list of Windows Software Applications that I always install and use. I will consistently try to update this list so here’s the Windows Software list I always use as a guide when installing a new fresh Windows Operating System: Greenshot (FREE) […]

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December 17, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

HOW TO FIX UPSTREAM TIMED OUT (110: CONNECTION TIMED OUT) ERROR IN VESTACP NGINX

HOW TO FIX UPSTREAM TIMED OUT (110: CONNECTION TIMED OUT) ERROR IN VESTACP NGINX

This was the most annoying issue I’ve ever experienced. I had to import large XML files into a SQL database using a WordPress plugin and kept getting the 500 Internal Server Error message. When I checked the error log I noticed this: *19 upstream timed out (110: Connection timed out) while reading response header from […]

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October 30, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , , , , ,

HOW TO FIND THE LARGEST FILES OR DIRECTORIES ON YOUR VPS

HOW TO FIND THE LARGEST FILES OR DIRECTORIES ON YOUR VPS

My CentOS VPS was running out of space so I needed to do a bit of a clean up and decided to see which files and directories used up the most space. So after some digging around I found these two commands. This one is to find the largest 10 directories:

This one is […]

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October 26, 2015   /   by Marco   /   , , , ,

HOW TO ADD SKYPE BUTTON OR LINK TO YOUR GMAIL SIGNATURE

HOW TO ADD SKYPE BUTTON OR LINK TO YOUR GMAIL SIGNATURE

For those of you who want to add a call me button in your Gmail signature then you’ve come to the right place. The process is a bit complex and I’ve decided to write down the steps required to achieve this. Firstly, Skype does have an option to create a Skype button on their website […]

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