LanmanServer now dependent on Drobo Dashboard
I’ve had a problem with my Windows 2008 R2 server for over a year that I could never figure out. After every reboot (which I only do after a Windows Update), shared folders were no longer available to network clients. My initial workaround was to RDC to the server, right-click on […]

Fix missing shares on Windows 2008 Server reboot with Drobo

Why doesn't it look different? 7
Here’s the scenario: you’ve set up Dynamically Allocated Storage for the hard drive on your Guest VM in VirtualBox and you’ve run out of space — even though your Actual Size is smaller than the Virtual Size (this happened to me recently when my Virtual Size was 10 GB, and […]

Resize a Fedora, CentOS, or Windows Dynamic Guest Virtual Disk ...

GoPro Hero 3 can play HD videos in Windows 7, if you install additional codecs 15
My wife bought me a GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition for my birthday. It’s awesome. I’m really looking forward to shooting some SCUBA video with it in Cozumel in a couple weeks, but today I used it for the first time to film some karate self defense applications that I […]

How to Fix if Windows Media Player Can’t Play GoPro ...

Installing the VNC server in Fedora 14 is a little bit different than I described it for Fedora 12, so here are some updated instructions for setting up VNC in Fedora 14 and connecting to it via Windows over the Internet.

How to Set Up VNC from Windows to Fedora 14 ...

I’m writing this in a VNC session from Windows 7, via a secure SSH tunnel over the Internet, to a remote Fedora 12 desktop (if you’re running Fedora 14, I’ve written a separate blog post about how to do that, too). If you’d like to be able to do the […]

Set up VNC from Windows to Fedora 12 Over the ...

To stay connected while I’m out of the office or travelling, I use a VPN connection from my laptop to a Windows Server. And while the benefit of being able to quickly and securely access my documents and other files on the server over any Internet connection is nice, the drawback is that all […]

Using the Local Default Gateway with a Windows VPN Connection