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Fix IE10 and SBS 2008 RWW error

You just upgraded your workstation to Internet Explorer 10. But when you try to remote into your SBS 2008 server, you get a “VBScript: Remote Desktop Connection” error message, like this:   The detail error message reads: The wizard cannot configure Remote Desktop Connection settings. Make sure that the client version of Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) 6.0 or later is installed on this computer.   Solution: The solution is so easy, you probably will miss it. After clicking OK on the error window, click on the Compatibility switch icon  at the top of your IE10 window. Your RWW login screen will refresh. Log back […]

How to Uninstall Teamviewer from Fedora, CentOS, Redhat Linux

Remove Teamviewer 7 [root@server ~]# rpm -e teamviewer7 Remove Teamviewer 6 [root@server ~]# rpm -e teamviewer6 Remove Teamviewer 5 [root@server ~]# rpm -e teamviewer5

Installing and using VirtualBox on CentOS

1. RPMforge for CentOS 6 The default RPMforge repository does not replace any CentOS base packages. In the past it used to, but those packages are now in a separate repository (rpmforge-extras) which is disabled by default. You can find a complete listing of the RPMforge package packages at http://packages.sw.be/ Download the rpmforge-release package. Choose one of the two links below, selecting to match your host’s architecture. If you are unsure of which one to use you can check your architecture with the command uname -i i686 http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.i686.rpm x86_64 http://packages.sw.be/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm The preferred rpmforge-release package to retrieve and to install in order to enable that repository is one of […]

WordPress and problems with RewriteRules and w00t

Have you been recently seeing these URLs in error.log [error] [client] client sent HTTP/1.1 request without hostname (see RFC2616 section 14.23): /w00tw00t.at.ISC.SANS.DFind:) The F flag sends a 403 Forbidden response when the rule matches: RewriteRule /w00tw00t\.at\.ISC\.SANS\.DFind – [F] Add this just after RewriteBase /. # BEGIN WordPress RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / RewriteRule /w00tw00t\.at\.ISC\.SANS\.DFind – [F] RewriteRule ^index\.php$ – [L] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteRule \.php /index.php [L,R=404] RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteRule . /index.php [L] # END WordPress BTW the [error] client sent HTTP/1.1 request without hostname errors suggest that apache is replying with a 400 Bad request […]

Install GD Library For PHP5 On CentOS

An easy task, using yum. First step, see if it’s already installed. [root@optusnet]# rpm -qa | grep php php-common-5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 php-cli-5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 php-5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 php-pdo-5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 php-mysql-5.1.6-27.el5_5.3 If the GD Library isn’t present in that list, it wasn’t installed on the server yet. Install it using yum. [root@optusnet]# yum install php-gd Easy going, isn’t it? Restart your apache, and you’re ready to rock. [root@optusnet]# service httpd restart Stopping httpd: [ OK ] Starting httpd: [ OK ] Simple as that!

WordPress permalink on CentOS 5 tutorial

The installation of WordPress is simple and straightforward. Really. So I’m not going to detail the installation process, which is well documented here. However, the permalink feature does not work out of the box on a standard CentOs 5 distribution. Some changes have to be made in the apache configuration files to enable mod_rewrite in your WordPress directory. Let’s say you installed WordPress in the root of your website. By default on your CentOs’s apache, the document root of your website is located in /var/www/html. create an empty a .htaccess file in this directory. WordPress should be able to read/write […]

Linux Remote Desktop For Controlling Windows XP / Vista / 7 / Server 2003 2008 ( rdesktop )

I am responsible for couple of MS-Windows servers and Windows XP/Vista/7 workstations too. When I work from home, I need a way to get into Windows XP/2000/Vista/2003/2008/7/Vista operating systems for work. I have Debian and CentOS Linux at home, I needed a way to login into Microsoft windows desktop from Linux OS. Many of us working at tech support use rdesktop to connect to customers’ MS-Windows systems. Especially it is very useful to configure Outlook or something else when customers do not understand how to configure or troubleshoot problem. This is the best way to fix a problem. Say Hello […]