Tag Archives: Windows

Fixing Remote Desktop in Snow Leopard

After upgrading to Snow Leopard on my MacBook Pro, I only found a couple of minor issues which were easily fixed. One of them was Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Client crashing at startup when I ran it. Luckily the fix was … Continue reading

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Can’t Login To Newegg in Firefox? Here’s How To Fix It…

It seems like for at least a couple of years now, I’ve had problems when trying to login to newegg.com with Firefox. Across different installs of Firefox, on Windows, OS X, and Linux, etc.. no matter what I tried, Firefox … Continue reading

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Drinking The MacBook Pro and OS X Kool-Aid

This past Friday marked the end of the second week at my new job which has brought many changes for me. I left a good sized development team at large company for the uncertainty for a VC funded start-up without … Continue reading

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So Long Windows, Hello Ubuntu!

Being a lifelong geek, I’m usually an early adopter of various technologies, and Linux has been no exception for me. I started using Linux sometime in 1997 after hearing about it on IRC. I first installed RedHat on a 486 … Continue reading

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Connecting Directly To the Windows Server 2003 Console via Remote Desktop

Some applications require direct access to the Windows Console to install (in my case, PostgreSQL), and as such it would seem that you have to be at the actual server to install them. Luckily there was a handy trick to … Continue reading

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