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Posted by Nathan Giesbrecht on January 24, 2017

These notes were written on CentOS Linux release 7.3.1611 running Oracle VirtualBox 5.1.14. Our goal is to get a virtual machine running automatically at boot under systemd. VirtualBox’s documentation about…

Posted by Nathan Giesbrecht on May 1, 2016

This script will install all regions for Private Internet Access VPN services on CentosOS or RedHat version. This was adapted from the Ubuntu install script here. *NOTE I have not…

Posted by Nathan Giesbrecht on July 17, 2015

I came across a little problem today. I had imported a bunch of products from an old osCommerce site to a shiny new Prestashop install. That was no problem. However,…

Posted by Nathan Giesbrecht on July 15, 2015

The stock Prestashop UPS carrier module does not use UPS’s Negotiated Rates to calculate shipping rates, it uses only UPS’s Published Rates. And if you’ve setup Negotiated Rates with UPS,…

Posted by Nathan Giesbrecht on March 23, 2015

Nmap (Network MAPper) is a great network scanning tool. However, it’s default command line interface isn’t the easiest for newbies, and it doesn’t offer a very visually appealing way to…

Posted by Nathan Giesbrecht on January 7, 2015

So I installed CentOS 7 on my main home computer today, my baby. I’d run Windows at home on my main machine for most of my life, all of my…

Posted by Nathan Giesbrecht on July 15, 2014

The Problem Okay, this is one that I constantly forget. When querying an MS Access database from a PHP script via an ODBC connection, you often want to limit the…

Posted by Nathan Giesbrecht on February 22, 2013

Every once in a while you’ll come across a website or webpage with a whole lot of HTML checkboxes, and you want to check them all. This is a common…

Posted by Nathan Giesbrecht on September 20, 2012

To list only directories from a linux command line, use the following command: ls -d */ This will list all the directories in the current directory. You can also list…

Posted by Nathan Giesbrecht on September 12, 2012

As a long time technology enthusiast, I feel it’s my duty to pontificate, speculate, and bloviate about every major device that’s released upon the world. As such, here is my…


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