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Magic packet to wakeup on LAN 05/23/2016
This code will send a packet to a special packet to a NIC on net work 192.168.1.* to tell it to power on after it's been turned off. Change your mac[] address and the network broadcast address to suite your network. Wakeup on LAN must be set in the target computer's BIOS settings. This type o
Rsync with cygwin messing up ACL 05/09/2016
If you're having trouble with Windows file permissions and the Access Control List on Windows syncing files with rsync, try turning off ACL in the drive mount in cygwin /cygwin/etc/fstab use noacl none /cygdrive cygdrive binary,posix=0,user,noacl 0 0
error D8016: '/clr' and '/EHs' command-line options are incompatible 03/02/2016
In Visual C++ these are 2 errors that you might get when building Microsoft CLR apps. error D8016: '/clr' and '/EHs' command-line options are incompatible error D8016: '/clr' and '/RTC1' command-line options are incompatible Consider changing the following C/C++ settings to: Enable C++ E
Rename a schema/database in Mysql 02/18/2016
There's no direct and easy way to do it. The easiest thing to do is to dump and restore the database in a different schema. Something like: mysqldump -u username -p -v olddb > olddb.sql mysqladmin -u username -p create newdb mysql -u username -p newdb < olddb.sql You can also use gui
std::stringstream decimal places 12/31/2015
If you want to set the number of decimal places in a std template stream use the precision function. std::stringstream ss; ss.precision(2); ss << 100; // will get translated to 100.00
Kindle Fire won't turn off 11/05/2015
We got a new Kindle Fire and even through we long pressed the main button and get a message to turn the device off (shut it down), it wouldn't turn off. What we did was pressed the button longer even after the message appeared. Seems the message appears before it's ready to accept the turn off req
error LNK2026: module unsafe for SAFESEH image 04/16/2015
If you get this error when linking with Visual C++ error LNK2026: module unsafe for SAFESEH image Try adding /SAFESEH:NO to the link command line

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