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Joining the cult: richo’s vimrc

This blog post is about vim. As many of you know, I use vim for everything, day to day work, editing config, in depth programming and a few other things. I’m going to break my vimrc down into chunks and … Continue reading

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Hacking together procmail mail filtering on a shared host

The first thing we did was establish what access we did have, in this case a shell on the machine (jailshell), physical access to the Maildir, and access to a batch job scheduler (cron). This is enough to hack together … Continue reading

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Preserving partitions when adding datastores to ESXi

I was recently building out a new ESXi box and bought a Seagate Barracuda 1.5Tb SATA 2 drive to use as the datastore as well as to backup some data from a laptop who’s hard drive was acting up. The … Continue reading

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3rd party MSN problems: Update!

In my previous post 3rd party MSN problems, I discussed how to update pidgin to use MSN-Pecan, rather than Libpurple. After doing some research, the problem was found to be the implementation of MSNP15. Official MSN clients, as well as … Continue reading

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3rd party MSN problems

Yesterday I attempted to connect to my MSN account with pidgin and received the error “Unable to retrieve MSN Address Book.”  After a bit of research I found that Microsoft has prevaricated parts of the MSN protocol in turn for … Continue reading

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Windows XP as a router…

I’ve recently working in an environment where only a wireless network connection was available, however; 2 of my 3 machines did not support wireless internet. After dealing with not having those machines offline for a while, I finally decided to … Continue reading

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