I rarely blog or speak too much of personal experience outside of the world of geek-dom, because it generally makes me uncomfortable. I am comfortable speaking about computers, technology and the foibles of the human mind, particularly Autistic Spectrum Disorders, because I know them reasonably well and still have the capacity to learn more about them, always finding out new things.
However as a parent of a 1 and 3 year old, I'm starting to be able to add "parenting" to
I have a distribution group called admin@....... with 5 users in it. I want to set up an auto response so that everytime an email gets sent to admin@.... it replies saying your email have been received.
Has anyone any suggestions or has anyone done this?
Ok, so - some of you have tried to put this in place and have not had much luck with it. I use this one a lot, as it saves additional software - and it is just nice to have everything all in one place.
How to do it properly then...
1 Create a NEW GPO... yes I said new. Don't go adding this to exisitng ones as when you want to change the time for different machines - you will be stuffed (well you could use item level targetting -but thats a bit out of the reach of this
Related to the EuroGamer Expo blog, we are running an education related Video Games event at Magna in Sheffield next year called "Games Britannia" celebrating the UKs massive involvement in Video Games Industry. The event has been organised in response to the Nesta report and is part of Rotherham Schools Children's festival. It focuses on raising awareness of Gaming and the career opportunities available within the industry as well as offering teaching staff the tools to use game related
My Saturday was spent attending the Eurogamer Expo at Earl's Court, London. This trade show was a chance for members of the public and video games industry to show off their future releases and next-gen technology. And it is brimming with technology.
One of the most popular stands was the OnLive service. Recently launched in the UK, the service jumps aboard the cloud bandwagon and tries to offer gamers the chance to stream titles online using a PC or a micro-console. This small box
Updated 26th September 2011 at 02:21 PM by CAM
I have been using mencoder to create video from images and it works well
does anybody have any experiance converting images to video where there is a first full image file followed by differential images ?
I would apreciate any help, thanks
Very soon my country will be using Fronter's VLE. Fronter VLE is asking me as a new client to put up a help desk for all stakeholders (administrators, teachers, parents and students). Does anyone have any experiences to share? What should be included? What is required and what are the implications of setting up a help desk? What are the type of most common questions and who can best answer them (technicians, teachers...?)
I am helping out a friend who has a -- Alienware area51 tower. It had Windows XP on it And I am trying to put Windows7 on it but for some reason this unit does not want to be friendly to me on this. This is my most diffecult unit I have ever worked on.
Here is what I am working with does anyone have any ideas so I can get this person up and running.
alienware area51 big tower
4 gigs of ram
intel D975xBx motherboard rev 304
core 2 duo 1.86ghz e6300
Just A quick blog about Rsync on A CentOS 5.6 box, currently I'm using Rsync to backup our Samba Server - all 500 Gigs of it!!
It's going to take a few days but it will have an exact replica of the Samba Server on the Rsync Server and you don't have to have any clients installed on other machines for Rsync to work all you need is Administrative credentials on the machine you are going to Rsync with.
Once I've figured all of this out I will be setting my Rsync box to
One of my Summer tasks has been to get SIMS migrated from our ageing server onto a new Server. I've gone down the route of hosting it on a virtual machine based on a XenServer Host. First impressions are all good so far.
In all the planning of this and arranging for Capita to do the migration, you suddenly realise how many other systems feed off your SIMS database and these too need either migration or re-configuring. These include simple things like the Frog SIMS Extractor right