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How to: Windows 8 VPN connections

The IT landscape us changing, what with “bring your own device”, remote access and various other technologies allowing a user to work remotely and from varied equipment. In all of this, you are likely to be employed by a company that requires you to...

How to: Windows 7 VPN connections

The IT landscape us changing, what with “bring your own device”, remote access and various other technologies allowing a user to work remotely and from varied equipment. In all of this, you are likely to be employed by a company that requires you to...

Installing WordPress on ClearOS 5.2

A while back, I posted an article on building your own DIY webserver from scratch, using ClearOS.   ClearOS, is a fantastic distribution, but it does require some tweaking in order to run your favourite PHP based apps such as WordPress or Zen Gallery due to the...

An Affordable Home Theatre PC with XBMCbuntu

Something you see more and more of nowadays are hard drive based set-top media players. While these players (such as A.C. Ryan’s PlayOn! HD) are excellent and garner rave reviews from users, they are relatively expensive in comparison to stand alone players....

Disaster Recovery for Hyper-V Snapshots

Situation: You have a bunch of VM’s on a Server 2008 R2 RC instance. The RC expires and dies a horrible death at the hands of the IT manager, who complains for more time than it takes to reinstall the server about someone actually loading an RC onto the server....