Resizing HFS+/Mac OS X volumes

This is just a quick snippet that I spent quite a bit of time researching.  It is easily possible to resize an HFS+/Mac OS X volume without using any other tools such as GParted or whatever.  Just open up the terminal.app from /Applications/Utilities folder and run the …

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FreeBSD on ZFS: Update 1

So I finally managed to get FreeBSD 8.1 root on ZFS done.  There is a very helpful script called 'mfsBSD" from http://mfsbsd.vx.sk/ that will do all the work for you - I know, the lazy way, but so far manual way may or may not work.

mfsBSD …

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FreeBSD on ZFS

This is just a work in progress that I am working on, but if anyone is doing this - please make sure to use the 64-bit DVD iso of FreeBSD.  I have had some issues with 32-bit DVD where the install would just totally bomb with a kernel panic in Virtual …

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Getting Acrobat Reader to work on Ubuntu 10.04 64-bit

Getting Acrobat Reader (or acroread) to work on the latest Ubuntu release was a royal PITA.  Previously it was installable through the Medibuntu repository, but unfortunately on Lucid it would come up with an error complaining of uninstallable libldap2 dependencies.

[bash]The following packages have unmet dependencies:
acroread: Depends: libldap2 …
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Getting the largest uidNumber in OpenLDAP

So you know how sometimes you're trying to get the highest uidNumber in OpenLDAP?  You know, especially when adding new users and trying to figure out the latest uidNumber to assign to them?  I searched Google high and low to figure out this while working on my implementation of "adduser …

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Projects

I believe in participating in various outside-of-work projects in order to expand my skillset and experience. One can learn a lot through these projects as they open one’s eyes to complete understanding and familiarity of various technologies. My current projects include the following:

Current Projects

  • Work, work, work, and …
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Windows 2003 Certificate Authority Setup

In order for this to work correctly, you need Active Directory installed and configured. You can still set up certificates on IIS without Active Directory (abbreviated: AD), but when you try to access the encrypted web page from a client computer, the web browser will complain. It will say something …

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