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HP & VMware Links

HP & VMware Links ESXi-Customizer Install VMware ESXi 4.1 from bootable USB stick Driver Versions in HP supplied VMware ESX/ESXi images HP supplied VMware ESX/ESXi images ISO to USB

Default password and username for backtrack 5

Default password and username for backtrack 5 The default username is: root and the default password is: toor to start the graphic user interface of backtrack 5 you need to type: startx in the terminal startx command can also be used with other linux distributions to shut down type: poweroff or shutdown -h now To restart: type reboot

Extract data from MySQL ibdata1 data file

I recently had my server out of order and I could only access to files. I manage to backup my MySQL files (ibdata, ib_logfile1, ib_logfile2, and the tables *.frm files). No sql dump to be imported into a new MySQL installation. I setup new Server with same version of MySql installed simply replacing the “data” directory inside […]

Handy Light – Instruction

Handy Light – Instruction Do this after the setup below, Blue, yellow, Red then touch top right corner, screen should change to purple. Set up an ad hoc Wi-Fi network on your computer (network name and password requirement are not important). Connect to the Wi-Fi network you just created on your iPhone through the Settings/Wi-Fi […]

Increase an existing LVM

Increase an existing LV Taken from my LVM management notes. I had first used this when I imaged an 80GB drive to a 120GB drive and wanted to make use of the 40GB of free space. 1. fdisk /dev/sda then press p Code: Disk /dev/sda: 40.0 GB, 40020664320 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4865 cylinders Units = cylinders […]

OS X Lion Upgrade made Internet running slow

I installed the Mac OS X Lion from the App Store this morning and after cannot connect to internet or internet is running very very slowww. after reading the varies forum some people suggesting rebooting fixed the issue, or changing the DNS address to open DNS or disconnecting from wireless and reconnecting got them running but still […]

VMWare Fusion Change vmnet1 IP address

You can change ip address using ifconfig command itself. You can use Terminal. you will need permission to change the IP, use su Shirajs-MacBook-Pro:~ shiraj$ su Password: sh-3.2# To set IP address, enter command: # ifconfig vmnet1 netmask up # ifconfig vmnet1   you can change the /Library/Application Support/VMWare Fusion/vmnet1/dhcpd.conf and have […]

Why Your Mac Runs Slower Than it Should

while searching for mac running slow I found a some info from various sites Cluttered Desktop Having too many files and folders on your desktop can slowdown your machine. Put these files into folders in your home directory and create aliases to them on the desktop. Corrupt Preference Files Preference files can easily become corrupt and […]

How to install the Remote Agent for MacIntosh Servers (RAMS) Check the version of the Macintosh server before proceeding with the installation of the agent. The same can be checked using the following commands. ‘sw_vers’ will display the Mac version. ‘uname -a’ will display the kernel version. Please confirm that the version is supported by comparing the same with the Software Compatibility List for […]