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Category: Computers

  • Infiniband Setup: 40Gbs speed on the cheap!

    [et_pb_section admin_label=”section” background_color=”#2ea3f2″ inner_shadow=”off” parallax=”on”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_blurb admin_label=”Blurb” url_new_window=”off” image=”http://elegantthemesimages.com/images/premade/d2-300px.png” animation=”bottom” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”center” use_icon=”off” icon_color=”#45c4ec” use_circle=”off” circle_color=”#45c4ec” use_circle_border=”off” circle_border_color=”#45c4ec” icon_placement=”top” title=”I wanted fast Ethernet, I found Infiniband” use_icon_font_size=”off” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] [/et_pb_blurb][/et_pb_column][/et_pb_row][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”dark” text_orientation=”center” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Infiniband Setup Setup Infiniband 40Gbs IPoIB on Ubuntu/Debian/Proxmox Load missing modules nano /etc/modules mlx4_ib mlx4_en…

  • Proxmox, Ceph, and Linux Helps

    Passwordless SSH If you don’t want to be prompted for a password each time rsync makes a connection — and you don’t — make sure that you have rsync set up to log in using an SSH key rather than a password. To do this, create an SSH key on the local machine using ssh-keygen…

  • Create Windows 8.1 accessible samba shares with user level authentication

    I have had the hardest time getting Windows to access user level protected Samaba shares until today. I found out how to properly add a samba user (webmin does not seem to do it properly on it’s own). I am using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. (replace SAMBAUSERNAME with the name you want to use) sudo useradd…

  • Cool Windows 8 Logo and settings for Classic Shell Start Button

    If you can’t stand the Windows 8 metro interface or just want to have the option of the old start menu too, You want to pay attention. This is how you can have the best of both worlds by getting the faster Windows 8 system but skip all the “Metro” interface and make it work…

  • Version 1.60 Plugin for Open Dental

    IMPORTANT:This may not work yet with stock code until the OD team inserts a line of code, which I have not yet verified is in everyone else’s program yet. I DO NOT RECOMEND trying this until I can Verify. – DrTech The newest version of DrTech’s Open Dental plugin is ready! Version 1.6.0 is compatible…

  • Update to DrTech’s Open Dental Plugin

    The newest version of DrTech’s Open Dental plugin is ready! Version 1.5.3 is compatible with OD v 12.4.35 and greater. (Tested with v 12.4.35) Click here to see the complete overview of the plugin… [box type=”download”] LATEST VERSION 1.5.3 for all OD 12.4.>35 (Positively Tested with 12.4.35) V1.5.2(1/21/2013) PluginDrTECH(v1.5.3)_OD12_4_35 -Matched changes in main OD program…

  • Extend LVM disk for virtual machine server or any server

    I am doing this on proxmox 1) login to the proxmox server 2) cd to the disk you need to expand [box] cd /var/lib/vz/images[/box] 3) Increase the disk size [box] qemu-img resize diskimage.zzz +[size in GB you want to expand]G[/box] 4) boot your VM with gparted or partition magic live iso 5) expand the volume…

  • Open Dental Tooth DirectX SDK Chart Drawing Issue Fix

    If you can’t run DirectX graphics in the OpenDental chart or if your chart is drawing slowly in Open Dental, download and install this version of the DirectX SDK, install it, then restart your computer and try to the DirectX option in OD. It is much smoother and faster than the OpenGL version. When restarted,…

  • DrTech’s Open Dental Plugin Release

    The newest version of DrTech’s Open Dental plugin is ready! Version 1.5.2 is compatible with OD v 12.3.x and 12.4.x. Click here to see the complete overview of the plugin… [box type=”download”] LATEST VERSION 1.5.2 for all OD 12.4.x and 12.3.x (Positively Tested with 12.4.9) V1.5.2(10/18/2012) PluginDrTECH(v1.5.2)_OD12_4_x) -Again Corrected some bugs with payment plan balance…

  • Verizon releases “Ice Cream Sandwich” (ICS) over the air update for Droid Razr Maxx

    After much waiting and anticipation it turns out today, 7/23/2012, is the release date for the new “Ice Cream Sandwich,” or ICS, android update on the Droid Mazr Maxx phones. I received the over the air (OTA) update today on my phone and I must say it is pretty cool. The lock screen allows you to go…

  • Install Headless Virtualbox 4.1 on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Precise

    This is assuming a 64bit install and the latest versions as of 7/7/2012 sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list add this line to the end deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian precise contrib wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add – sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install dkms sudo apt-get install virtualbox-4.1 wget http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/4.1.18/Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.1.18-78361.vbox-extpack sudo VBoxManage extpack install Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack-4.1.18-78361.vbox-extpack  

  • Updated Open Dental Plugin for Statements, Accounts, Payments Plans, and Referrals

  • How to install MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu

    I have been beating my head against the wall for almost a year now, trying to figure out how to install MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu since there is still not a .deb package to use. OpenDental software makes use of MySQL as it’s database and since my servers have always run Ubuntu, I didn’t really…

  • Install Virtual Box 4 on Ubuntu with PhpVirtualBox4

    This is assuming Ubuntu 11.04 64 bit Edit the source list sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list Add the following line deb http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian natty contrib Save and exit the file Add gpg key wget -q http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian/oracle_vbox.asc -O- | sudo apt-key add – sudo apt-get update To make sure your kernel is updated properly with virtualbox: sudo apt-get install…

  • Fix Out of Resource Problem with MySQL

    Update: This did not seem to work, and the only solution seems to be to upgrade to MySQL 5.5 11/27/2011 ______________________________________________________________________ Possible errors you might be having: mysqldump: Couldn’t execute ‘show fields from `tablename`’: Out of resources when opening file ‘./databasename/tablename#P#p125.MYD’ (Errcode: 24) (23) I started having problems with this when I upgraded to Ubuntu…

  • Install MySQL 5.5 on Ubuntu 10.10

    UPDATED I finally got it to work using “alien” and converting the .RPM to .deb. Then I installed it on Ubuntu 11.04 See how I did it HERE… 07/26/2011 ________________________________________________________________________________________ Previously my tuorial did not seem to work completely, so I am trying again with a new source: http://geek.co.il/wp/2011/03/02/mysql-5-5-on-ubuntu-10-10

  • Rsync and SSH – Passwordless Login

    Making remote copies What if you want to copy files offsite to a remote host? No problem — all you need to do is add the host and user information. So, for instance, if you want to copy the same directory to a remote host, you’d use: rsync -ave ssh –delete /home/user/dir/ user@remote.host.com:dir/ If you…

  • Install VirtualBox 3.2 with PHPVirtualBox on Ubuntu

    original help from http://nerdoftherings.net/wp/?p=90 Using Ubuntu Server 10.10 (“Maverick Meerkat”) 1) Install the system (select options a. LAMP b.OpenSSH c.Samba) 2) Create a user named “vbox” as your main user to follow this example Type the following in a “putty” shell so you can copy and paste and you don’t have to type these out…

  • Install Webmin on Ubuntu 10.10

    sudo aptitude -y install perl libnet-ssleay-perl openssl libauthen-pam-perl libpam-runtime libio-pty-perl libmd5-perl apt-show-versions libapt-pkg-perl sudo wget http://ftp.debian.org/pool/main/libm/libmd5-perl/libmd5-perl_2.03-1_all.deb sudo dpkg -i libmd5-perl_2.03-1_all.deb sudo wget http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/webadmin/webmin/1.530/webmin_1.530_all.deb sudo dpkg -i webmin_1.530_all.deb

  • Open Dental Plugin Renewed!

    Version 7.3 of Open Dental is out in Beta testing now, so my plugin to enhance its already cool features is now functioning with Version 7.3.3 and later. Check out version v1.1.1 of DrTech’s Plugin by reading more here or by downloading it here.

Painting of ducks in the water.
Illustration of a flying bird.