Everybody knows vmnetcfg.exe - but with VMWare Player 5.0 it has gone missing. A lot of instructions can be found how to extract the handy network editor from the Workstation Version or download it from a torrent site.

Much easier is to use the command line - because the well known network editor...

Ubuntu is nice to use, it works flawlessly on most systems. Especially the packet management is awesome and therefore I wanna say thanks to Debians developers for that.

What so ever, sometimes you have to add a Repository to the sources.list which creats a failure during fetching the package data...

More often then expected - it is necessary to connect to the Filer using SSH or Telnet. Console access using a serial cable is not always an option - nevertheless the NetApp is supporting those interactive session - but with some limitations.

  • 1 Console Session using Serial Port
  • 1 SSH/Telnet Sess...

Rooted my Asus a few days after I have received it. A few month later I unlocked the bootloader and here we go :) Made a backup of the original stock ROM with TWRP and using Goo.im I updated to latest CyanogenMod. Everything worked fine - until I restored the stock ROM using my backup.

Recove...

Did you ever heard about the WINSXS folder on your system? If not, it is now a good time to check the size of it. A few GB of disk space are used for a folder nobody knows why it is there at all.

The same situation applied to me, but after reading a few sites and blog entries I do know that it is...

If you have ever wondered how to find out an AS number of an existing EIGRP process, this is the article answering it. It is simple to get the information if you have access to the router - but what to do if you do not have access and want to join the EIGRP process with a new router.

  • First you nee...

Algorhyme

I think that I shall never see a graph more lovely than a tree. A tree whose crucial property is loop-free connectivity. A tree that must be sure to span so packet can reach every LAN. First, the root must be selected. By ID, it is elected. Least-cost paths from root are traced. In the t...

It’s become a firm fixture of everyday life, loathed by some but essential to nearly all of us, and yet its future is far from certain. Email is forty years old this month, with the first message having been sent in October 1971.

The birth of email

Like many technological innovations, email ha...

It is not ending at all - the series of problems using Cisco OVAs within my VMWare Workstation installation. After solving some minor issues I found out that VMWare got shipped with a pretty old OVF-tool. Hitting to the VMWare site and downloading the new one took me one stop closer.

The OVA can...

How to add extra storage on the fly using LVM. Here are the steps I used to get my 80GB Maxtor(sda) and 60GB Western Digital(sdb) to work together as one logical unit. I am also using ext3 as my filesystem because it supports on-line resizing.

  • Fresh install of Ubuntu Server 8.10
  • Run updates: sud...