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Posted June 6, 2014 By admin – Originally started out as my personal business doing custom web design and hosting.  Over the years, it has become more of a project landing page.  Originally, each project had it’s own site, but as the project faded, they were moved over to a subdomain of  The site is static using ‘include virtual’ […]

My Android phone setup

Posted March 9, 2012 By admin

Just a list of things I do when setting up a new phone, or flashing a new ROM to the phone, which wipes it back to factory defaults. FUTURE: If I have root, be sure to use Titanium Backup!!! It has the ability to backup game data.. so I don’t have to start over with […]

In this example, I’m going to use the mythtv@mythbackend account to access mythtv@superfast to transcode recordings on the superfast computer.  In this example, I will be pulling the video files from an SMB share on the mythbackend and saving them to a folder that is mounted on my data server. Source: \\mythbackend\recordings mounted as /mnt/recordings […]

Automount smb share with r/w for a user

Posted March 1, 2012 By admin

UPDATE: smbfs is no longer available, use “apt-get install cifs-utils” and cifs instead of smbfs when moutning.   Quick info for myself on auto mounting a smb share.’, ‘you need to have smbfs installed. # apt-get install smbfs # vi .smbuser username=whatever password=thepassword # vi /etc/fstab add: //serverIP/ShareName /mnt/data smbfs credentials=/root/.smbuser,uid=1000,gid=1000 That\’s it. UID and […]

mounting drives on a Patriot Boxoffice

Posted March 1, 2012 By admin

Basically a copy/paste of the edits I did on my patrioit boxoffice so that it mounts my data server on every startup.’, ‘Open a shell/cmd prompt. telnet IP TO Patriot. Venus login: root warning: cannot change to home directory BusyBox v1.1.3 (2010.02.23-03:54+0000) Built-in shell (ash) Enter \’help\’ for a list of built-in commands. / # […]

My Userful Multiseat Linux 2011 (2-user)

Posted March 1, 2012 By admin

What I do to setup a 2 user machine.’, ‘Start the computer with the Userful Multiseat Linux 2011 32-bit CD. Re-partition the disk and install. When it is complete, go through the userful screens and then reboot. Once the machine comes up for the first time, press the F1/F2/etc keys to associate the keyboards and […]

HTC HD2 with Android

Posted March 1, 2012 By admin

So, I finally did it. I purchased an HTC HD2 off ebay and loaded android on it.. this is what I did, and what I think…’, ‘Background: For the past few years I have been using an HTC/T-Mobile G1. I\’ve been extremely happy with it, but felt it was time to finally make the jump […]

VMWare server 1.0.10 on CentOS 5.5

Posted March 1, 2012 By admin

Quick setup guide to installing VMWare server 1.0.10 on CentOS 5.5′, ‘Ok, the main purpose for this document is to remind myself NOT TO INSTALL 2.0.2. The fact that I made the mistake of building another VMWare server using 2.0.2.. going through the same headache with the web access crashing.. to the point where I […]

Notes from my latest setup using a Sangoma A200 card with 4 FXO modules, trixbox, Grandstream GXP-2000s for phones, and using Endpoint manager to configure them.’, ‘If you haven\’t installed trixbox before, I suggest you install it and get familiar with it. Be it on an old computer or in a VMWare image. After […]

Installing SugarCRM 5.1.0b on CentOS 5

Posted March 1, 2012 By admin

My guide to installing SugarCRM 5.1.0b on CentOS5.’, ‘This is a super quick guide. I may come back and clean it up when I do the next install. Ok, the standard CentOS install + MySQL. I like to use Webmin, so install that # yum install -y php-mbstring php-mysql php-gd gd mod_ssl glib2-devel gcc-c++ mysql-devel […]

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