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php/PDO access to MS SQL Server from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Server

The replacement of a Ubuntu 10.04 LTS server with one running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS necessitated moving from the php mssql_*...

>2TB Partitions

The normal fdisk partition utility supplied with Ubuntu can only create MBR partitions which are limited to 2TB in size....

Finding the Linux device name of a USB Drive

I had a scripting problem due to the fact that USB drives plugged into the server did not always get...

Using VPNC & Squid to access Ebix Sunrise VPN from WinBEAT

Ebix support the use of the Cisco VPN client for Windows and the VPN client in Cisco routers for accessing...

Suppressing DHCPINFORM/DHCPACK entries

I found that the logs for an ISC-DHCP server contained repeated entries like: [crayon-5a37d5db95262671239275/] After some Googling, I found that...

Installing joe for 64 bit Cygwin

I wasn’t able to find a version of the joe editor packaged for Cygwin-64, and when I went to compile...

MySQL on Ubuntu cannot “load data infile”

“load data infile” imports were failing when running MySQL on Ubuntu 12.04.2 LTS because MySQL was unable to read the...

Install Hylafax on Ubuntu

Steps for installing the Hylafax fax server on a Ubuntu 10.04 server, with links to a the WinPrint Hylafax Reloaded...

Only start OpenVPN if not on “home” LAN

This bash script only starts the OpenVPN client if the client PC is not connected to the “home” LAN. IE...