Category: Computing

Git Summary of Each Commit Selected in IntelliJ

Using IntelliJ Version Control > Log > Copy Revision Number with the following command is incredibly helpful in sharing commit summaries: git show -s –format=%s sha1 sha2 sha3 …

Mac OS Import Keystore for Target Endpoint Under Test

So I like the following in obtaining browser client certs so that my test clients (i.e. io.restassured) can trust them: openssl s_client -connect -showcerts Then I can import the server cert for my integration tests into a new keystore:

WordPress Plugins Behaving Badly, And What To Do To Fix It!

So I recently migrated one of my friends’ websites off of DigitalOcean onto Amazon’s ElasticBeanstalk, mainly because I was tired of maintaining aging, and unstable, MySQL instances over 2 years old that I was kicking over every day with a

Using BeagleBone Black as Salt-Master to Provision VMs

Instructions Apply To Beagle Bone Black, Rev C /etc/dogtag: BeagleBone Debian Image 2014-04-23   1. Boot up BeagleBone black and SSH over USB. 2. Fix /etc/init.d/ to contain the following so that apt-get installs work. #!/bin/sh -e ### BEGIN INIT

Don’t Forget to Configure DigitalOcean /etc/hosts for Fast sendmail WordPress sites were hanging at around 90 seconds for a form submit with 95%+ CPU idle. Turns out my submits were waiting for sendmail the whole time, doh!

Removing Application and Device Control (ADC) from Symantec Endpoint Protection Fixed VirtualBox

I can now finally use VirtualBox 4.3.14. Interesting that disabling the ADC policy was not enough, we had to remove ADC from the workstation itself before VirtualBox would start. InjectedDLL will reveal when sysfer.dll is being injected into Windows processes.

Windows 8 Ad Hoc WiFi Network

netsh wlan set hostednetwork mode=allow ssid=myssid key=12345678 (8-32 chars) netsh wlan start hostednetwork

Troubleshooting a New Dell Laser (LED) Printer Wireless Connection

I noticed that, even if a wireless printer shows as connected with it’s wifi light on steady, sometimes you just have to press the WPS button on both the printer and router to re-add it, if you cannot print. Then

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Seagate Drives Not What They Used To Be

Well, one of the hard drives in my desktop computer just died finally. Taking it out sped up and stabilized my desktop system. Thankfully with Acronis True Image home, all of my data and files were backed up on schedule

My Experience With Amazon EC2 Hosting With WordPress

With the new year comes new realizations for me in my Amazon EC2 hosting which I wanted to share so others could learn from my experience. It wasn’t as cheap as I thought, but still I am enjoying well over

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