First of all, it is to say that it is not a very pleasant experience to drive a motorcycle in the rain – not to say that I would try to avoid it in general. But as you know, it isn’t always possible to do. Especially if you do not want to have the bike and the rider […]
I had to do some changes to our local it infrastructure by migrating anything into an active directory structure to improve things here. The good thing about such changes is, that the administrative stuff gets easier if you’re used to it. Besides that, a migration doesn’t require a whole shutdown – so the clients can be migrated as […]
Last post I have ranted about apple doing crap, but to be honest, it isn’t really better on windows – it’s just different problems like being unable to execute a binary file from a network drive. As the error message stated ‘Permission denied’, I started with checking the permissions of the network share and files.
Windows can be a real dirty system regarding wasted disk space as you might have noticed. A current case showed amazing numbers. The common TEMP-Directories, found at C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\TEMP and some stuff in the users home directories can hold quite a large number of unneeded files – in our case here it was about 20 GB trash occupying the […]
I guess I can’t keep my hands off my gentoo box trying to test new things until stuff breaks. This might sound tragic, but if you’d ask me, it’s those things you learn most of as fix the things you have broken while trying to improve your box. It’s those things teaching you the implications of the whole […]
It’s one if the most common problems with the old internet explorer that it handles the box model in a wrong way and I have been cursing for hours due to that problem. To be able to do some workarounds, Microsoft offers browser switching for their browser (IE only) for loading different stylesheets: <!–[if IE 6]> <link rel=”stylesheet” […]