Category «IT Pros»

RECAP: SVCC (Silicon Valley Code Camp) – How to setup a Linux Web Server and use it to monitor your home

For those of you who couldn’t make it out to my session at this year’s Silicon Valley Code Camp, I have uploaded my deck and notes to this post. Alternatively, if you did make it out my session and wanted a hard (digital) copy of my presentation and my notes, this post is also for …

How to assign a static IP in Ubuntu 14.04

Here’s a quick post on how to statically assign an IP address in Ubuntu / Xubuntu 14.04 since it’s a little different than other Debian versions. First, use your favorite text editor to edit the following file:

You’ll want to add the following lines. **This is assuming your network is setup with the following …

Linux: SSH Remote host identification has changed

If you encountered the ever so terrifying following error, this post will quickly address how to correct it.

First, it’s important to know how and why this error occurs. Maybe you manually updated the key, or maybe you just reinstalled Linux on the server you are now trying to SSH. Either way, there’s a …

WordPress and Password Protected Directories

Recently, I found myself working on a project where password protecting subdirectories with .htaccess and .htpasswd was needed, despite the insecure nature of such an implementation. After I added configured .htaccess, I noticed any of the links would generate a 404 Not Found error. If I removed .htaccess and .htpasswd, the links would work just …

Windows 10 Update Error 0x80244019

I have Windows 10 Insider Preview installed on two of my PCs and I couldn’t figure out why I received a Windows Update error (0x80244019) every time I tried to run Windows Update after RTM and GoLive. I searched on Google quite a bit, but couldn’t find a real solution – until now. If you …