Entries Categorized as 'Technology'

How To Fix “iCloud Account Could Not Be Removed” Error on OS X Yosemite 10.10.5

Author: , November 24th, 2022

PROBLEM: Unable to sign out of iCloud on OSX Yosemite or disable Keychain SOLUTION: Delete the following, then reboot:

How To Disable Automatic Updates in WordPress

Author: , September 19th, 2022

To disable automatic updates in WordPress, simply edit the wp-config.php file in your WordPress root directory and add the following line:

R.I.P. Queen Elizabeth II

Author: , September 8th, 2022

How To Fix WPDataTables Error “You are trying to load a table of an unknown type” in WordPress

Author: , September 7th, 2022

If you get the following error in WordPress when using the WPDataTables plugin, follow these steps to fix it: “You are trying to load a table of an unknown type. Probably you did not activate the addon which is required to use this table type.” SOLUTION SUMMARY: You must update the plugin files manually, deactivate […]

How To Preserve Quotes In Bash Arguments

Author: , April 18th, 2022

If you want to preserve quoting to pass shell arguments to a called command, use the four characters “$@” (including the double quotes) instead of the two characters $*

How To Disable Email Bounce Messages In Postfix

Author: , March 18th, 2022

How To Change The Outgoing Email Domain In MacOS

Author: , March 17th, 2022

When I sent email from my desktop Mac cron jobs, it went out with the full hostname as the domain, i.e.: root@demo.wyzaerd.com, when all I wanted was a simple root@wyzaerd.com for ease of deliverability and domain maint. Edit the mail configuration file main.cf:

Add/edit the myorigin value of $mydomain:

How To Reset The MySQL 5.5 Server root Password

Author: , March 16th, 2022

Had an old server, needed to get root.

For MySQL 5.7: https://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.7/en/resetting-permissions.html For some other v5.7 nodes, I had admin access via a different user’s login, so all I needed was this:

How To Fix Server Ownership When Files Have Been Altered By Mistake

Author: , March 16th, 2022

Situation: Newbie mistake, used copy-and-paste to create a script that used variables with the incorrect variable name, then ran chown -R / OUCH Resolution: Since I had aa clone host nearby, I decided to export the remote root fs via NFS, mount it on the fouled nnode, and use find magic to repair. Here are […]

How To Solve Grafana Error “failed to load its application files”

Author: , February 23rd, 2022

Try a newer browser before anything else! I was using an older version of Safari on Mac and got this:

I switched to the latest version of FireFox and was fine.