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Backups as important as computer security

If you work in the IT industry you’re undoubtedly already aware of this, but if you have even the remotest position in the IT Industry you become the IT guy for your entire family. Not just your immediate family, taking … Continue reading

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Adding desktop shortcuts problematic in Unity

I’ve been using UBuntu 11.10 for a week or so now but hadn’t really had an opportunity to poke around much yet.  That began to change yesterday when oddly enough I wanted to add a couple shortcuts to my desktop.  … Continue reading

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Installing OTRS 2.4.7 on Ubuntu 10.04 redux

Last weekend I ended up going the hard route trying to install OTRS 2.4.7, but at the end of the day (quite literally as it took me all afternoon) I did get the job done. But that wasn’t the way … Continue reading

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Installing OTSR 2.4.7 on Ubuntu 10.04 was interesting

It just so happened that I had need for a trouble ticket resolution system, and is my wont, turned to the open source community first.  Where of course I found OTRS.  OTRS is a full fledged trouble ticket resolution system, … Continue reading

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VMWare Player makes installing guest Operating Systems a piece of cake

Every once in a while you might find yourself coming across the need or desire to run an alternate Operating System than the one you have loaded on your computer.  As little as a few years ago the only options … Continue reading

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