[Update] As of June 5, issue is fixed with latest round of updates.
The latest FileZilla (3.5.3) that installs with Kubuntu-12.04 crashes when using the FileZilla Site Manager. This FileZilla behavior is actually caused by a bug in oxygen-gtk2 (1.2.1) which is the latest version that comes with Kubuntu-12.04.
Apparently this oxygen-gtk2 behavior occurs with versions 1.2.2 onwards . . . → Read More: [Updated] Filezilla Crashes When Using the Site Manager
As of: 2012-04-27
These are my notes and observations taken from a full, hard-disk installation of Kubuntu-12.04-LTS. My current main workstation is Kubuntu-11.10, so tested I Kubuntu-12.04 by installing the same applications and utilities that I currently use under 11.10.
Test System Info:
CPU: AMD Athlon 4450e (Dual Core)
Video: GeForce 8800 GS
NVidia Driver: 285.05.09
KDE Version: 4.8.2
First, apply recent . . . → Read More: Kubuntu-12.04 Post-Installation Tuning
The financial projections within a business plan should layout the timing and costs of the necessary manpower, research and development, purchases, and other start-up items needed to get the deal off the ground and operational. Good financials should also illustrate what possible ROI is available for an investor(s).
Q. So what is the starting point for the . . . → Read More: How to Develop Solid Business Plan Financials
This how-to covers the installation of OpenVZ with the RHEL6 kernel on a headless “Basic Server” version of Scientific Linux (SL) 6.x. The Scientific Linux distribution is basically Redhat Enterprise Linux 6, recompiled from source. This doc assumes that you already have a properly working installation of Scientific Linux.
For installation help with Scientific Linux, their site . . . → Read More: Install Openvz on Scientific Linux 6.x (RHEL 6.x)
A well-constructed business model is a vital tool for planning the resources needed for steering an operation through adverse conditions or major shifts in a business environment. Ideally a set of models should be simple enough to maintain without placing an onerous burden on staff as it requires current, rounded budget figures and an intimate knowledge . . . → Read More: How and Where to Use a Business Model
WordPress Auto-update via SFTP on a non-standard port
Assumptions: You have WordPress up and running on Debian-5 “Lenny” (Stable).
WordPress has a nifty “auto-update” feature built-in that works via FTP or SFTP. However Updating via FTP is a horrible idea because FTP transmits usernames and passwords IN PLAIN TEXT!. In general the use of FTP should be avoided.
So updating WordPress via SFTP . . . → Read More: WordPress Auto Update via SFTP on a Non-standard Port
How-to: Replace the Open Office (org) Office Productivity Suite with LibreOffice
This How-to is aimed at Ubuntu-10.04 (Lucid) or 10.10 (Maverick) installs where you want to REPLACE the default Open Office install with LibreOffice. The most recent version of LibreOffice is 3.3.0 which I’ve tested and noticed no change in functionality from the (now removed) Open Office org 3.2 version.
Note: The upcoming . . . → Read More: How-to: Replace the Open Office (org) Office Productivity Suite with LibreOffice
Secure web-based or other on-line file sharing or file synchronization tools can dramatically increase the efficiency of sharing and updating documents between your office(s) and clients.
Here is a comparison between the leading services and methods used for secure file sharing and file synchronization between devices/computers. An on-line file repository that is available on-line (only) or that synchronizes files and folder between the on-line . . . → Read More: Comparison of Online File Storage and Sync Services
In June of 2010, I updated my main, day-to-day workstation which ran Ubuntu-9.10, to the next Ubuntu LTS (Long-term Support) version 10.04. Here is my sources.list which reflects the other packages added alongside of the packages found the “Main” Repos. . . . → Read More: My Ubuntu-10.04 sources.list
An Assessment of the HIRE (Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment) Act
Here’s a summary assessment of the HIRE Act for the small businesses.
In March 18th 2010, President Obama signed into law a $17.5-billion jobs bill called the HIRE (Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment) Act. The bill includes subsidies for constructions bonds (state and local) and business tax . . . → Read More: An Assessment of the HIRE Act