Toggl command line on Windows

January 25, 2015

How to run toggl-cli on Windows (using Git bash):

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Percona server not starting in jail after upgrading FreeBSD host from 9.2 to 9.3

December 23, 2014

service mysql-server start returned, but service mysql-server status showed that it was not started successfully. The log file /var/db/mysql/mysql-error.log warned that writing a file to /var/db/mysql failed. Checking the permissions on /var/db/mysql showed that existing files in the folder were owned by user mysql and group mysql, but the directory itself was owned by user root and group wheel. After granting user mysql and group mysql ownership of the folder (chown mysql:mysql /var/db/mysql) the […]

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Saving space on hybrids: how to move the Documents or profile folder

December 15, 2014

If you are the owner of a Windows tablet, hybrid or “2-in-1″ computer, you know how easy it can be to fill its (usually small) hard drive with downloaded files, documents, pictures or application data. If your device sports a SD card slot you might have considered moving your Documents or user profile there. While […]

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Uninstall “Asus Screen Saver”

November 24, 2014

Recently I purchased an Asus Transformer 2-in-1 / hybrid tablet/notebook.

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Repairing Outlook PST files

October 8, 2014

Being met with an error when opening Outlook or (worse), an archived PST file, can be a frightening experience. Fortunately Microsoft’s Inbox Repair Tool does a good job at recovering mails in many cases.

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Positive passwords

October 6, 2014

If you believe in the power of positive affirmations, why not combine it with the security of strong passwords?

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