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Installing WordPress via FTP

I presented How to Install WordPress via FTP to a beginning level CMS class at MATC (Milwaukee Area Technical College) as part of the Milwaukee WordPress Meetup (which I am co-organizer). There were a lot of great questions asked by the students, please feel free to ask in the comments and I’ll address each as […]

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Cisco Anyconnect VPN on Android (Motorola Droid and Droid2)

The Anyconnect VPN client is now working for Motorola Droid and Droid2 phones. It should also work on other Android phones, but I have not tested. Here’s how for the Motorolas: You’ll need to “root” the phone first. This is simply the process for allowing applications to have greater authority on the phone. In this […]

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Edgemarc 4500 Multiple Port Forwarding

We’ve had quite a few people ask how to forward multiple ports on an Edgemarc 4500.  Here are the user commands: iptables -I FORWARD -i eth1 -d <internal IP> -p tcp –dport 10000:20000 -j ACCEPT iptables -A PREROUTING -t nat -p tcp –dport 10000:20000 -d <outside IP> -j DNAT –to <internal IP>:10000-20000 iptables -A POSTROUTING […]

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Customized Email Marketing

I often customized email marketing efforts for our clients in order to make their newsletters look more professional and match their websites. I’ve used Vertical Response, Constant Contact and we have our own in-house system that allows from custom HTML/CSS emails (me like). Here’s an example of a customization I did today for friends at […]

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Test Android app

This is a test from the Android. WordPress app.

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VMware Physical to Virtual with CentOS 5

I recently converted a physical CentOS 5 server to a virtual machine on VMWare ESXi 4.0. After the process completed successfully, I was elated since I have several similar servers that must be converted. I was not looking forward to the prospect of reinstalling each server manually and moving data manually. However, my elation quickly […]

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Cheap and easy Network Storage Device – D-Link DNS-321 Diskless System

The D-Link DNS-321 Network Storage Device is a great and CHEAP way to increase your backup storage.

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Going Green by Starting up your computer remotely with WOL

Do you hate to shut down your computer because it takes to long to start it back up.  Or do you want to be able to remote desktop your computer when you are away?  Well each of these usually means you  leave your computer running constantly.  Well you might not have to do that anymore if you […]

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Y’all ready for Black Friday?

Lemme help the techies out: There’s a Black Friday Facebook fan page to follow: http://www.facebook.com/blackfridaydeals Twitter: http://twitter.com/Blackfriday and/or http://twitter.com/cheaptweet TwitterFeed: http://cheaptweet.com/ If you have an iPhone or Android: there’s an App for that:… http://www.biggu.com/ ShopSavvy is your shopping assistant. Using the camera in your phone, you can scan the barcode of any product to find […]

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Communication

A few weeks ago our Webmaster Allan, asked me to play poker with him and his friends on Thursday nights.  The only catch is that they speak Spanish and I do not – at all.  I took four years of French in high school.  No Spanish, and more importantly no Venezuelan Spanish Slang, which is […]

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