Category Archives: Interesting Finds

Things that I have found on the internet that interest me, they may be entertaining or a new amazing tool that adds productivity.

Pivotal Tracker Emojis

Pivotal Tracker Emojis Pulled directly from the sauce source 11/17/2016 Condensed Version and Method of Extraction   Raw Dump

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Full Channel Audio with Chrome and Creative Sound Blaster

I’m tired of losing this so I’ll make a short simple post… How to get full channel audio with Creative Sound Blaster Sound Card with Chrome and CMSS-3D Stereo Surround If you’re used to having full channel audio with your sound card, but Chrome only comes out of two speakers instead of all of them […]

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Squeezing The Space Out Of Your SSD with Windows 8

If you’re like me, and with the current pricing of hardware I’m sure there are plenty of others like me. Right now RAM is dirt cheap, SSDs are too new and cost as much as HDDs did 8 years ago (makes me feel old @22). First lets SEE where the bytes are going to. My […]

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Node js Stand Alone Portable with NPM

If you want to directly download node.exe (all distributions here) and run it by itself, including the infamous Node Package Manager NPM; here are the steps I took to accomplish this. This also applies to environments where you have restricted permissions and do not have administrative permissions. In such an instance you cannot use the installer which […]

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Linux Delete Directories or Files By Name

The Code Explanation We use the find command in the current directory(.) to search for a name starting with 2013- followed by anything, which is of type d for directory. We then pipe (|) the found directories over to the xargs command which runs the remove command (rm) with the options of recursive (r) and forced […]

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Linux Tar, Zip, Gzip Matching Files In Current Directory

The Code   Explanation We use the find command with “.” as the current directory we’re in, so I used “cd” – change directory to where I wanted to zip up files. The -name parameter is then finding any thing starting with “2013-“ followed by anything else via the “*” wildcard.  The “-type d” restricts the […]

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Fixing Double Line Spacing

This often happens wordpress’  internal editor. I’ve also experienced this issue when a friend of mine used sublime text editor and I then pulled the source from the web server and it had the same double line spacing issue. This is enough to destroy you if you try to fix this problem by hand, especially […]

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Linux Ubuntu 12.04 “Waiting for network configuration”

For some reason my machine decided to just kick the bucket over at Digital Ocean. I think it happened after some settings I changed in ISPConfig for the server IP information. I was trying to update the information because this was an image I used at an earlier time, and the IP changed. I hopped […]

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Reset File Permissions with PHP

Recently I transferred a WP – WordPress site and I was getting server response 500. Looking at the error log in cPanel I could see that WordPress was complaining about files being globally writable. So pretty much the whole site was down after being transfered, I’m not sure why it happened with this site since […]

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How to find PPPoE password for Actiontec PK5000

A friend of mine was wondering how to obtain his PPPoE username and password for his connection to centurylink / qwest. There’re two different routes, you can do a complete router reset by holding down the reset button on the back of the device, and then after your modem reboots you can open up a […]

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