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TOP 10 eBay selling tips updated for 2015

2015.Feb.21 UPDATED! If you are like me, you have some stuff that you never use and that it would be nice to get rid of. If so, then eBay can be a great place to sell your unused stuff so you get some extra cash and someone else gets some productive use out of the item(s)! So, without further ado, here are my top eBay selling tips: #1 Make sure the item is worth selling Not just worth it money wise, but

Where is the location of my VM in VMWare Server 2?! [solved]

Q. Hello, I have a VMWare Server 2 setup that I am trying to administer. I cannot find the folder/directory where the VM (and the .VMX files etc.) are located. Can you help me find the location of the VM? Thx. A. Certainly! I can understand your confusion. The VMWare Server 2 web-based admin interface is much different than the original VMWare Server 1 and the various VMWare Workstation interface. This screenshot will show you the screen that you need

Dell M6500 USB 3.0 drivers download: Windows 7 x64 & 32-bit x86

Recently I purchased a Dell M6500 from the Dell Outlet for an astoundingly reasonable price. One of the nicest perks, which I did not expect, was that I received one of the upgraded M6500 systems with two USB 3.0 ports on the left hand side. They are the USB ports with blue on the inside connector portion. However,  Windows 7 x64 Ultimate Edition did not have the drivers for the NEC USB 3.0 controller. Download USB 3.0 Drivers for Dell

My Dell M6500 and Performance Upgrades

This month I’ll be switching over from a Dell M4400 to a Dell M6500. Samantha is rocking it out with a Dell Vostro V130. They are all three excellent machines, but for my purposes the M6500 is nearly perfect. Specifically, it is: bargain priced (since the M6600 is out now) especially if refurbished via Dell Outlet (w/3 year warranty) high-enough performance (dual core 4 threads HT is enough and should minimize heat compared to quad core 8 threads) up to

Google Refine: a Few Sample Transformations and Helpful URLs

Google Refine is a powerful tool to help cleanup data from a variety of sources. I’m gradually becoming more familiar with it and the powerful transformation tools that it offers. Here are: a few sample transformation expressions, and… sample data the result “=” after the transformation is applied The first example provides labels and explanations, the rest of the examples omit the labels and explanations but follow the same syntax. I hope these are helpful to you! NOTE: there are

Plugin: Regenerate Thumbnails ERROR undefined [SOLVED!]

Question: I’m a big fan of the Regenerate Thumbnails WordPress plugin, howeve, recently some of my photos aren’t able to have their thumbnails regenerated! All I get is the following error 🙁 Regenerate Thumbnails All done! 0 image(s) were successfully resized in 2 seconds and there were 1 failure(s). To try regenerating the failed images again, click here. To go back to the previous page, click here. Please be patient while the thumbnails are regenerated. This can take a while

Installing VMWware ESX Server 3i (ESXi) on an Intel Atom & USB stick

I have a couple Supermicro X7SPA-HF-O Atom boards that I’m planning on putting IPCop on. #1 is an Atom motherboard as the primary firewall (for Weblogs.us) #2 is another identical Atom board as a secondary backup firewall. Here’s the motherboard in question: X7SPA-HF-O Supermicro X7SPA-HF-O Atom Dual-Core D510/ Intel 945GC/ RAID/ V&2GbE/ Mini-ITX Motherboard, Retail – Motherboards SuperBiiz.comhttp://www.superbiiz.com/detail.php?name=MB-X7SPAHF&title=Supermicro-X7SPA-HF-O-Atom-Dual-Core-D510-Intel-945GC-RAID-V-2GbE-Mini-ITX-Motherboard-RetailSpecifications Mfr Part Number: X7SPA-HF-O CPU: Intel Dual-Core Atom D510 processor (1.66GHz, 1MB L2 Cache) Chipset: Intel 945GC & Intel ICH9R Memory: 2x

51 New Palm Tree Textures at NetRender.com

We have some brand new palm tree textures over at NetRender: 51 Palm Tree Textures – NetRender.comhttp://www.netrender.com/texture-maps/trees/tropicals-vol-2-palm-tree-textures/51 unique palm trees from around the world. These high quality palm tree images com from the USA (California, Hawaii), Mexico and other tropical locales. The images are… At 51 images, it’s one of the largest collection of high-res (transparency mapped) palm tree images anywhere. John and I worked on it for what seems like forever! The images are from around the world, but