How To Change the root Password on MacOS High Sierra

Author: , November 28th, 2017

Launch System Preferences Select Users & Groups Select Login Options Select Join next to Network Account Server Select Open Directory Utility Click the lock and enter your password to make changes In the menu bar of Directory Utility, select Change Root Password Create a strong, unique password

How To Update the innodb_log_file_size Setting in MySQL

Author: , October 29th, 2014

[root@db1 ~]# service mysqld stop [root@db1 ~]# cd /var/lib/mysql [root@db1 mysql]# ls -l ib_logfile? -rw-rw—- 1 mysql mysql 5242880 Oct 29 23:00 ib_logfile0 -rw-rw—- 1 mysql mysql 5242880 Oct 29 22:38 ib_logfile1 [root@db1 mysql]# mv ib_logfile0 ib_logfile0.old [root@db1 mysql]# mv ib_logfile1 ib_logfile1.old [root@db1 ~]# vi /etc/my.cnf innodb_log_file_size=64M # comment out the old value, if one […]

How To Change Your iBank Online Account Password

Author: , November 19th, 2012

Many thanks to my lovely wife Naomi for this excellent tip! iBank doesn’t make it easy to change the password you use for accounts you are downloading transactions from. I couldn’t find it within the options, or anything relevant within their documentation or Help options. It appears that it needs to be done through your […]

How To Force a Pretty Display Name in WordPress

Author: , September 4th, 2012

Add the following to your theme’s functions.php file: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 function force_displayname($user_login, $user) {     $result = trim(get_user_meta($user->ID, ‘first_name’, true) . " " . get_user_meta($user->ID, ‘last_name’, true));     $result = ucwords($result);       if (!empty($result) && ($user->data->display_name!==$result)) {         wp_update_user( array (’ID’ […]