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WordPress wp-cron not working?

There are various reasons why wp-cron does not work, one of the most common ones being a misconfigured network or firewall. However, due to the way wp-cron works, anything that prevents WordPress opening a http connection to itself will cause

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Forcing Linux To Shutdown Or Reboot

shutdown -r NOW halt reboot not working for you? To force a shutdown: echo 1 > /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq echo b > /proc/sysrq-trigger And for a reboot: echo 1 > /proc/sys/kernel/sysrq echo o > /proc/sysrq-trigger Thanks to Nasser Heidari for the tip.

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Using Runas to Add/Remove Programs/Hardware in Windows XP

Very useful if you run as a ‘restricted user’ (i.e. not a ‘power user’ or ‘administrator’): Step 1: Get a CMD shell (‘DOS box’) as Administrator: runas /user:administrator cmd

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Migrating IMAP Email The Easy Way

Moving email servers has always been a royal pain for me. I’ve tried many of them over the years, and migrated from nearly as many of them. However the last couple of times I put myself through the pain I

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Debug your IMAP server with Telnet

Email by IMAP rocks – there are so many benefits to using it over POP3, particularly in an office environment. However many IMAP clients really suck when it comes to manipulating accounts with large messages. We recently watched a server

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