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bio website alphatron.co.uk
location United Kingdom
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Dev bloke using the usual technologies - C#, ASP.Net, ASP classic, VB.Net, VB6, PHP, MySQL, Javascript, etc. Now moving into Java and Play!, Salesforce, PostgreSQL and other odds and ends


Aug
1
comment Reduce filesize of a scanned PDF
How can this be a duplicate of that other question when it predates it by two years?
May
6
comment I can't start spamassassin service
Anything useful from sudo ps -aux | grep spam ? - that should at least show any PIDs that relate to it
Mar
18
comment How can I install Ubuntu on a Macbook without affecting my existing OS X installation?
Yes, reFit is a vital part of the picture here, since you'll need EFI support to get the partitioning working and be able to swithc between OSes at boot
Feb
2
comment Problems with the colors on my screen. How can I check if it's a hardware problem?
Color depth rather than resolution methinks....
Dec
4
comment How to give ssh access to trusted friend?
Awesome, thanks
Dec
4
comment How to give ssh access to trusted friend?
Thanks, will go look for docs on puttygen and importing his pubkey to the server
Nov
18
comment X Server for Windows?
Note that things that require root priveleges (sudo'ed apps) won't forward over X11 by default. You need to copy your xauth token from your non-root user to root in order to forward them over X11
Sep
1
comment Reduce filesize of a scanned PDF
Thanks for the alternative solution. I tried Oli's first and it gave me the result I needed, but I will keep this one for future reference too.
Sep
1
comment Reduce filesize of a scanned PDF
Works a treat, thanks Oli. You've answered pretty much everything I've asked on here so far :-D
Aug
14
comment Nano syntax highlighting for C# and/or ASP.Net
Ok, I'll make a start, was looking for a pre-made one cos I'm lazy ;-)
Aug
14
comment Nano syntax highlighting for C# and/or ASP.Net
Marco - duplicated because not all Ubuntu stackexchange people have access to the Unix one cos its in private beta. Also, some people on the Unix one may use distros other than Ubuntu.
Aug
10
comment Problems mounting an SMB share in my fstab
That's fixed it, thanks. I'd assumed smbfs was already installed since I was able to mount it manually.
Aug
10
comment Whither hybrid suspend?
+1 for using the word "whither" ;-)