Tag Archives: IT

Default File Association in Gnome 3.0

This apparently holds true back to at least GNOME 2.12 or before, but more importantly it still holds true for GNOME 3.0. As a former primarily-Windows user, I always kind of expected to be able to change default file association …

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Fedora 14 DNS Name Registration to Windows DHCP

This is a problem that plagued me for quite while, and it required two fixes in my setup (which runs Server 2003; not sure how this affects 2008/R2). One of the fixes now lets the Windows Server 2003 DHCP service update DNS dynamically for any client that connects. The other fix is a problem with Fedora 14′s NetworkManager. More of a workaround, though.

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Powershell: Convert Hex Groups to ASCII (Softalk Mail Server)

A friend came to me the other day asking if I knew how to convert hex strings to ASCII. For some backstory, the e-mail server they use at his workplace (Softalk Mail Server) wasn’t archiving e-mail properly, so he had …

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Permutations on Two Datasets

The company that I work for (which won’t be linked to or named to protect the innocent) manufactures a range of products with several customizable options per product that are selectable by the end consumer. I’m not really involved in …

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