Tag: Graphical User Interface

Feb 12

How to: Get the size of your Databases in MySQL Query Browser

How to: Get the size of your Databases in MySQL Query Browser Imagine you want to transfer data from one server to another and you need to know the size of the databases you are thinking of transfering. Unlike Microsoft SQL Server which graphical interface allows you to see the size of the database files …

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Dec 21

How to: Connect to a Remote File System with Nautilus using SSH

How to: Connect to a Remote File System with Nautilus using SSH Nautilus supports connecting to a remote file system using an SSH connection. Before there used to be clear instructions but now it all has gone away with a more simple interface that has left some users confused. But fear not, all you have …

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Dec 21

How to: Remote Desktop into an Ubuntu Server in Windows Azure

How to: Remote Desktop into an Ubuntu Server in Windows Azure Basically there are three parts to enabling a remote desktop session into an Ubuntu Server. But before we get into all that I feel the need to point this out: Ubuntu Server is sort of meant to run without a GUI and managed through …

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Dec 09

How to: Use the Terminal in Ubuntu

How to: Use the Terminal in Ubuntu obtained from https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UsingTheTerminal:¬†“Contributors to the Ubuntu documentation wiki” Lately I have been spending a lot of time using Ubuntu and as a Windows user I realized what I have always known: Life without a GUI is hard. Unless you are constantly using commands or have memorized them you …

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Dec 04

How to: Enable DHCP and Networking on Ubuntu Server

How to: Enable DHCP and Networking on Ubuntu Server By default this is not an issues as you can configure networking from the setup wizard when you initially deploy your server. I unfortunately had some issues with networking with my VM so when I finally solved them I realized the Ubuntu Server had no network …

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Mar 10

How to: Manage the Certificate Store on your local machine using the command prompt or PowerShell

How to: Manage the Certificate Store on your local machine using the command prompt or PowerShell It seems that as of late I am playing a lot with certificates in order to¬†authenticate traffic across the network. Some of the most useful shell commands I have found are listed below, hopefully they’ll help you manage your …

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Mar 03

How to: Visualize the Message Tracking Log in Exchange Server 2013

How to: Visualize the Message Tracking Log in Exchange Server 2013 I’ve always been a big GUI person, but in the world of IT I am definitively going against the trend. Microsoft has been no exception to this trend, over the past few releases they have increasingly focused on correctly decoupling their GUI from their …

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Jan 16

How to add your Ubuntu computer to your Active Directory Domain (.local included) with Likewise

How to add your Ubuntu computer to your Active Directory Domain when your Windows SBS Domain ends in .local using Likewise There are a number of options in order to get Active Directory integration with your Ubuntu systems. I personally liked Likewise as it provides a GUI and does a lot of the steps for …

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Jul 02

What is csrss.exe? (Client/Server Runtime Subsystem)

What is csrss.exe? Many people while running through the Task Manager come across csrss.exe. With the amount of spyware, trojans and other malicious code running around the Internet it is always good to do a check every now and then that your computer is okay. Csrss.exe actually stands for Client/Server Runtime Subsystem and it is …

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