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WiFi From Linux Rescue CD

Using Finnix 111 rescue CD: Generate wpa_supplicant.conf configuration file: # wpa_passphrase ssid passphrase > /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf If you have any funky characters like ‘@’ in your passphrase, escape with a ‘\’. Find driver # wpa_supplicant –help Using the correct driver: # … Continue reading

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Validate Windows User On Network In C++

Need to validate and/or impersonate a user on a Windows domain? I Googled for this a bit but the API call is fairly simple so here is a quick snippet: HANDLE htoken = nullptr; DWORD dwError = ERROR_SUCCESS; BOOL retVal … Continue reading

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Keep Your Gnome Desktop Awake

These little bash snippets tell you how long in seconds before your screen locks and how to keep your screen from going to sleep. This is for Gnome 3 in Linux. To find the time in seconds before your screen … Continue reading

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Jira Snippets

Let’s face it, when there are cool new tools to lean such as RoR and ASP .NET MVC 4, Grails, why throw away time you could spending learning these to becoming experts at Jira? We just want the answers so … Continue reading

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A Tiny Linux Virtual Machine

More or less, this is a note to myself, but for anyone stopping by, this is definitely worth looking at: http://mikelev.in/2011/08/virtual-machine-runs-anywhere/ Looks like a decent blog also.

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Open Source Collection Libraries For .NET

In the Linked In .NET Developers group, someone posted a question asking about a good open source tree structure in C#. I suppose if you use a library it does shouldn’t matter what .NET language you use. I got to … Continue reading

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Cannot Open MS Office Application From SkyDrive

Sometimes when I would open my Excel spreadsheet up on SkyDrive, I’d get a message saying that the document was open by another user and that I could only open it read-only, save as another copy, or cancel, or whatever, … Continue reading

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How To Install Subversion 1.7 on CentOS 6.3

I have done this and forgotten, done this and forgotten, too many times. 1) Import the Dag Wieers key: rpm –import http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt 2) Install the rpmforge repo: rpm -Uvh http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 3) Install Subversion: yum install –enablerepo=rpmforge,rpmforge-extras subversion This just gets … Continue reading

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Free Me From Maven! – And I Need A Simple Open Source Artifact Repository!

This is a Level533 Living post, hopefully we all can continue to learn things. Maybe I’ll change my mind about things. Simply put, Maven for .NET builds ain’t good. I know, I’ave heard of the NPanday thing, but I’ve got … Continue reading

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Subversion Revision From Repository For Jenkins Dynamic Parameter

We may just want to get the latest Subversion repository itself rather than for a workspace for a dynamic Jenkins job parameter. Using svnkit is difficult in this case as explained in Get Subversion Revision For Workspace in Jenkins. The … Continue reading

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