Install GD libraries in Ubuntu

by mtecheasy on January 16, 2011

GD is an open source code library for the dynamic creation of images by programmers. GD creates PNG, JPEG and GIF images, among other formats. GD is commonly used to generate charts, graphics, thumbnails, and most anything else, on the fly. While not restricted to use on the web, the most common applications of GD […]

DHCP to static IP configuration in Ubuntu Server

by mtecheasy on January 16, 2011

If your running a server, you should have a static IP, yes this could be accomplished with DHCP, but what happens when the DHCP server goes down? That’s why I like to setup static IPs, especially on my servers! Run the following command to open the interface config file: # sudo vi /etc/network/interfaces Replace this: […]

Backing Up and Restoring Your MySQL Database

by mtecheasy on January 16, 2011

The easiest way to backup and restore your mysql database is the following: Backing up your database: mysqldump -u username -p password database > backupfile.sql – username – this is your database username – password – this is the password for your database – database – the name of your database – backupfile.sql – the […]

Recover lost wireless network keys with WirelessKeyView!

by mtecheasy on January 15, 2011

WirelessKeyView recovers all wireless network security keys/passwords (WEP/WPA) stored in your computer by the ‘Wireless Zero Configuration’ service of Windows XP and by the ‘WLAN AutoConfig’ service of Windows Vista. It allows you to easily save all keys to text/html/xml file, or copy a single key to the clipboard. Download Now:  http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/wireless_key.html

The network folder specified is currently mapped, how annoying!

by mtecheasy on January 15, 2011

Do you you ever get this message? So frustrating, here is the solution: 1. Open command prompt 2. Type <net use> You should see a similar listing: Status    Local     Remote                                   Network ——————————————————————————- OK         Y:          \XXX!.Music.Sorted!         Microsoft Windows Network OK                        \XXX!.Music.Unsorted!       Microsoft Windows Network 4. Use the following command to delete the […]