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Danger – Coppermine Gallery May Eat Your Pictures

Before I go on, let me congratulate the Coppermine developers for a fine product.  This is just one warning that could catch the unaware… I noticed this problem when adding a bunch of new pictures to my Coppermine Gallery.  There were a few pictures that needed rotation, so I used …

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A cure for flickering water and objects in grid viewers (opensim, second life, et al)

When flying around the metaverse, I have often noted that a distant sim (say one or two regions away from me, depending on the video settings) will have ugly flickering water. The water will just flash, appear and disappear, at a furious rate in a really distracting way. I did …

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How to Keep Virtual Machine Info Alive in a Windows Domain

VMWare and HyperV virtual machines will often lose their membership in a Windows Domain (not to be confused with an Internet Domain) for a complex variety of reasons. One of these reasons is the automatic password change procedure followed between the windows domain client and the domain server. In this …

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Stop the Windows speaker beeps!

Stop the Beeps, please… Some Windows operating systems still insist on using the speaker inside the computer case to make horrid sounding beeps. This can drive oneself and one’s office mates quite mad. Silence is golden. The steps to disable the speaker beeps are quite simple. They work on at …

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