Monthly Archives: November 2005

Howto leave Cingular

Cingular is not a ‘nice’ company. I don’t like them anymore. How to leave them? How to have one phone number/contact ID forever? skype. (in/out/forwarding/voicemail) pocketpc w/ wifi and bluetooth and/or laptop w/ wifi and bluetooth bluetooth headset. prepaid cell … Continue reading

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Ultimate Address Book

I want a universal address book that every program/device I ever use will be able to automatically access. So, my own permanent LDAP server always connected to the net. Plus, my laptop should keep a cached version of this address … Continue reading

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Webdav in IIS 6

Is shady. Damn, I wish they could get this right. It’s insanely slow over the net. Most tutorials for setting it up are flawed with permissions setup. Just a pain to get going. And how can MS still let an … Continue reading

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Windows roaming profiles and folder redirection

Are fucked. Don’t lose your users data trying to use this buggy software. When you get past the simple test users, and try something real, it craps out and loses data in ways I’d never seen. Plus, it’s a royal … Continue reading

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Setting Windows Batch Script Priority

How to control priority of windows batch scripts: example: This script runs hivm at low priority. After hivm’s execution completes, it starts MS Word up at low priority. If you don’t put in the Wait switch, it will spawn new … Continue reading

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Script to remove blank lines from a text file

grep -v “^$” filename > newfilename The ^$ within the quotes is a regular expression: ^=beginning of line, $=end of line, with no characters between. Note: Running this RegEx to clear blank lines from inside applications doesn’t seem to work. … Continue reading

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Howto install cppunit for MS Visual Studio.Net 2003

cppunit: VS7 Instructions for INSTALL-WIN32.txt VS7 Instructions for INSTALL-WIN32.txt 2005-07-24 15:25 For newbies to cppunit-1.11.0 and Visual Studio 2003: Old Instructions: Frequently Asked Questions: See doc/FAQ At the current time, the only supported WIN32 platform is Microsoft Visual C++. You … Continue reading

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Making a SAMBA scanner and a Windows 2000 Domain work together

We have a Ricoh Aficio 2232c fancy printer, scanner, copier at the office. I don’t actually know which version on SMB (SAMBA) that the printer runs. The network is Windows 2000 SP4. Here’s how to keep the security high, while … Continue reading

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