Cross-platform Clonezilla is a great tool for handling your system backup and system restore needs. Just tested it out using the Live CD on my laptop and found it to be very fast and very successful. (more…)
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I got to work a little early this morning and decided to upgrade to the new VirtualBox 3.0, which I use to run Ubuntu 9.04 as a guest on my 64-bit Windows Vista host machine.
The upgrade was simple as always and I experienced no issues … until I tried to boot up my Ubuntu VM. It appeared to hang during boot up, and finally ended in a kernel panic. Every time.
There’s an easy fix, however, which I found here after a quick Google search. The solution is to change the VM settings for the network adapter from “PCnet-FAST III” to “Intel PRO/1000 MT Desktop”.
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I’ve been working on OpenID a lot lately and I’ve latched on to a great starter PHP class called, obviously enough, Simple OpenID PHP Class (Simple OpenID). It’s easy enough to implement, but I quickly noticed that it didn’t work with Yahoo (among others). Basically it would return an error saying it couldn’t find an OpenID server at Yahoo. (more…)