This is as straightforward as setting up a network printer from Windows. Go to Start → Settings → Printers and Faxes. Click on Add a printer. Tell the wizard that you wish to add a network printer. Specify that you want to Connect to a printer on the Internet or on a home or office network. Specify the URL of… Read more »
Because CentOS doesn’t pull all dependencies correctly, here is my little memory hook for installing phpmyadmin (and mysql, of course) After installing the packages, edit /etc/httpd/conf.d/phpmyadmin.conf and add the IP of your admin workstation to the line that begins with Allow from. For using phpmyadmin with cookie auth, you have to set a blowfish secret in /usr/share/phpmyadmin/config.inc.php: Update: Added php-mbstring
Wanted to flash a BIOS lately and noticed that all major mainboard manufactors still use DOS flash utilities? I did. Unfortunately my mainboard isn’t supported by flashrom yet and a floppy drive wasn’t available. So, why not use FreeDOS?
It shouldn’t happen, but it does: I forgot my MySQL root password. Resetting is rather simple. Stop the running mysqld instance and restart it in safe mode: You can now log in as root without a password: Don’t forget restart the mysql server and clear ~/.mysql_history afterwards!
Modern CPU throttling technology like Intel’s SpeedStep or AMD’s Cool’n’Quiet are quite fancy. They not only reduce the CPU frequency and the core voltage, the mainboard also detects an idling, cool CPU and therefore reduces the fanspeed. But what if the fanspeed is still to high while the CPU is doing nothing? Or maybe the fan doesn’t spin fast enough… Read more »