It's a small set, but my "technical fixes" seem to be quite popular, at least according to the Google searches that bring people to this site! Since my collection has grown, I've reorganized a bit so that I don't have to keep updating this page. The fixes are now listed below, and they will be automatically sorted with the most recently updated (or commented-on) "fix" first.
|smbpasswd fails to change password||Fixed||06/11/2012 - 17:41|
|Sum Entire Column in LibreOffice Calc||Fixed||04/22/2012 - 16:24|
|Format a Children's Picture Book for the Kindle||Fixed||12/28/2011 - 19:01|
|IE5+ Auto-Set Home Page||Fixed||12/27/2011 - 14:45|
|Upload Files (e.g., CSV for import) to SugarCRM CE||Fixed||11/10/2011 - 22:05|
|List Drupal 6 nodes with file attachments||Fixed||10/13/2011 - 22:39|
|Printing to Brother MFC-5840CN from OpenSUSE x86_64||Fixed||04/15/2011 - 21:25|
|Use PHP (with redirect) between JWPlayer and media file||Fixed||03/24/2011 - 16:08|
|CodeIgniter 2.0 (Reactor) Error on ENVIRONMENT Constant||Fixed||02/21/2011 - 20:23|
|DVD@ccess Does Not Install in Windows Vista||Fixed||02/21/2011 - 20:10|
|Mouse Cursor Jumps Back To Starting Point||Fixed||02/21/2011 - 20:06|
|VBScript Null Session Variable String Comparison||Fixed||02/19/2011 - 22:08|
If you have an account on my site, you can add comments to the "fix" pages. This is best if you have a better approach or other refinement. If you have a question instead, contact me directly.
About my fixes
These fixes are mostly intended to document for my future reference – and for anyone else who cares – solutions I've worked out to various problems I've come across in developing a variety of computer systems (Web-based or otherwise). These aren't intended to be cool, clever, elite, secret, or anything else. It's just information that you may or may not find useful.
Any "fix" that is listed as "Unresolved" is a problem I'm still working on. If you have tips to resolve them, please send them my way.
Fixes from other people...
If I run across a useful fix for a problem, written up by somebody else, I may add links to them here. To get started, here are a few (not hosted on my site, and each opens a new window):
- Access video content on unfinalized recordable DVDs without access to the original recorder: See blog posts by Flay and Mathinker for some command-line and Python script approaches
- Fix newly-cloned VirtualBox openSUSE guest disk-UUID-related problems (to which I will add, if you have multiple disks you'll need to get the "SerialNo" for each one for potential use in the
- Use Mozilla in two operating systems with one shared profile (works well and is very useful!)
- Synchronize/backup data between a USB handheld and GNU/Linux (untested by me, I'm still PDA-less)