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The Commandant is Tanking the Tanks
4 months ago

The Commandant is Tanking the Tanks

Recently the new Commandant of the Marine Corps, General Berger has decided to get rid of tanks. This is in preparation to fight China and new threats.

A series of …
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X2goclient Error: Failed to restore all required visuals solved.
1 year ago

X2goclient Error: Failed to restore all required visuals solved.

System: Windows 7 64 bit

Problem: X2goclient bombs out/won’t connect with error: Failed to restore all required visuals.

Solution: Open up X2goclient, and click on the small box on bottom …
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Word 2013 Crashes after upgrade from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 R2 Solved

Yesterday I was upgrading a 2008 R2 Server to 2012, and everything seemed to go fine. A few hours after the upgrade, one of the users was reporting multiple crashes …
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vncserver on ubuntu Grey Sceen on login

Open ~/.vnc/xstartup file

$ nano ~/.vnc/xstartup

Add the lines in the file.

#!/bin/sh xrdb $HOME/.Xresources xsetroot -solid grey # fix to make xfce work: startxfce4 &

Save and exit.

 

The Analyst’s Dilemma, R vs. Python, or How I Stopped Worrying and Hated Them Both
3 years ago

The Analyst’s Dilemma, R vs. Python, or How I Stopped Worrying and Hated Them Both

I recently worked on two analytic projects which had libraries which were crucial to the completion of the projects, which I like to call putting all your eggs in one …
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Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop Local Print Fail Access Denied: Solved
5 years ago

Windows Server 2008 Remote Desktop Local Print Fail Access Denied: Solved

Symptoms:  When a user connects to a Windows Server 2008 Server using Remote Desktop local printers appear to work, but print jobs won’t print.  No error are reported to the …
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