[R]emove [the] DVD device from [the] problem[atic] virtual machine:
xe vm-list params=uuid name-label="<your-vm-name>"
xe vbd-list empty=true params=uuid vm-uuid=<your-vm-UUID>
xe vbd-destroy uuid=<vbd-UUID>
While preparing new template images for Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, after the first round of installing Windows updates this happened: Continue reading Trouble updating fresh Windows Server 2008 R2
A student came into my office today and wondered if I could assist him with replacing the BIOS battery on his HP Compaq Presario CQ56 laptop. Sure, I said, not knowing what a daunting task I soon would be facing. Continue reading Replacing the BIOS battery on a HP Compaq Presario CQ56 – a complete disaster from an engineering standpoint
Creating your own port in the FreeBSD ports tree makes 3rd party software maintenance at lot easier. Continue reading Your own port in the FreeBSD ports tree
java.lang.SecurityException: Missing required Permissions manifest attribute in main jar: https://hostname.some.domain:443/software/avctKVM.jar at com.sun.deploy.security.DeployManifestChecker.verifyMainJar(Unknown Source) at com.sun.deploy.security.DeployManifestChecker.verifyMainJar(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.doLaunchApp(Unknown Source) at com.sun.javaws.Launcher.run(Unknown Source) at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
Simply set the security level to “Medium” in the Java Control Panel found in Windows’ Control Panel until Dell releases a new firmware.
Engineering needs precision, not context-based guessing.
I find it curious as to why most, if not all, SSD manufacturers are unwilling to disclose the physical disk, the page, and the erase block sizes selected for their SSD products. Such crucial information should be readily available to guide us, the more advanced users, to properly align our partitions and configure efficiency in our filesystems when using operating systems other than Microsoft Windows.
I wanted to prevent automatic linebreaks in
pre-tags in the “Twenty Fourteen” theme. I followed WordPress’ description on how to create child themes.
- In the
/usr/local/www/wordpress/wp-content/themesdirectory, I created the
- In this directory I created the
- The file was given the contents shown below.
- In the Dashboard, I clicked on
- The Activate button for the Twenty Fourteen Local theme.
- That’s it.
- In my case I performed one additional step, committing the new file to the SCM system I use for my configuration files.