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Can't access Dropbox folder under Ubuntu

echo -e "#Dropbox\nfs.inotify.max_user_watches = 1048576\nfs.inotify.max_user_instances = 256\n" >> /etc/sysctl.conf
sysctl -p

CentOS 5 ssh config

  • errors message: X11 forwarding request failed on channel 0
    • solution:
    • # yum install xorg-x11-xauth xorg-x11-fonts-* xorg-x11-utils
    • Enable X11 forwarding in the sshd_config file:
    • X11Forwarding yes
    • restart service
    • # service sshd restart


  • errors message: PTY allocation request failed on channel 0
    • solution(?):
    • # /sbin/MAKEDEV -d /dev ptmx

munin plugins for HP servers

wget -P /usr/share/munin/plugins/
wget -P /usr/share/munin/plugins/

How to migrate existing Windows installations to VirtualBox

"Windows installations, unlike Linux, cannot easily be moved from one hardware to another. This is not just due to Microsoft's activation mechanism but the fact that the installed kernel and drivers depend on the actual hardware."

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ZCM Adaptive Agent Deployment Script Wizard

"This script wizard was designed to build a script that can be used to successfully deploy the ZCM Adaptive Agent in most situations when a standard deployment would probably fail. When an agent deployment fails, it normally causes IT over head to visit the workstation that failed to determine the cause of the failure and to manually install the agent. This script will help minimize visits to those workstation to perform a ZCM deployment."

SMT Command Line Administration

This is a script designed to allow some of the


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