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Google Query: games that work with vmware fusion
When I first talk about VMWare with most casual users and I say that they have a version for MAC. The first question I get is “Can it run games?” Well, the short answer is yes it can. The qualified answer is yes but…
VMWare Fusion [...]
Google Query: gem install rails no address associated with hostname.(SocketError)
I was trying to install Rails the other day at work and they had just finished implementing some “new improved” firewall security rules. Well needless to say, this broke my ability to install Rails. Although, I didn’t realize this at first. I kept getting the following [...]
I just received this in my inbox today.
We Are Keeping Netflix Profiles
You spoke and we listened. We are keeping Profiles. Thank you for all the calls and emails telling us how important Profiles are.
We are sorry for any inconvenience we may have caused. We hope the next time you hear from us we will [...]
Google Query: convert from base 10 to base 16 using google
If you had read my post on how to do base conversions, you should now be a master of base conversions . Now that you are a master you should be able to use shortcuts when necessary right? Well, I know that google [...]
If you have installed VMWare, then congratulations! You have taken an exciting step into the freedom and efficiency that comes with virtualization. You are no longer stuck just running Windows, or Linux, or Unix, or Mac (VMWare Fusion is the Mac VMWare product). However, you still have to create virtual machines and install Operating [...]
Google Query: change ip address from command line
As an IT professional, I often have to use a laptop to test software or services on different subnets where I am working. Some of these subnets do not provide DHCP so that I can obtain an IP Address automagically . I would have to go [...]
Google Query: create an iso on ESX server
For those who work with VMWare ESX Server regularly, you know that one of the quickest ways to get an Operating System installed on a VM is to install it from an iso image. But how do you get the iso image onto your ESX host easily? You [...]
I am sure those of you who have Netflix, received the infamous email:
We wanted to let you know we will be eliminating Profiles, the feature that allowed you to set up separate DVD Queues under one account, effective September 1, 2008. Each additional Profile Queue will be unavailable after [...]
One of the most common mistakes that I see new Ubuntu users (new to Linux) make is not using sudo. The Ubuntu community has some excellent forums with commands to get you through almost any task you can think of on your Ubuntu PC. However, many times I hear the same complaint:
“The command didn’t [...]