Seagull Bartender 2016 R3 Remote Database Bug

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So you’ve bought the enterprise edition of BarTender that allows you to connect multiple machines to a central database? That’s cool, it’s an expensive package so obviously, you need that functionality.  Or you’re trying to repoint a machine to a new non-local Bartender Database?   Your Central Bartender Database is pretty important! Except it doesn’t work. If you try to …

Force Windows 10 Update

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Ready to update to Windows 10 but your machine still tells you to wait? If you’d like to have it NOW here’s all you need to do. First, navigate to C:\Windows\SoftwareDistrubution\Download (Windows key + R, then type that path and press enter) and delete all files and folders you see – this eliminates the potential for a problem I had …

Dr. Seuss – Tech Writer

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Here’s an easy game to play. Here’s an easy thing to say. If a packet hits a pocket on a socket on a port, And the bus is interrupted as a very last resort. And the address of the memory makes your floppy disk abort, Then the socket packet pocket has an error to report! If your cursor finds a …

Unix Creationism

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In the beginning there was the computer. And God said %Let there be light! #Enter user id. %God #Enter password. %Omniscient #Password incorrect. Try again. %Omnipotent #Password incorrect. Try again. %Technocrat #And God logged on at 12:01:00 AM, Sunday, March 1. %Let there be light! #Unrecognizable command. Try again. %Create light #Done %Run heaven and earth #And God created Day …

SysOp Favorite Things Song

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From alt.sysadmin.recovery Mon Dec 4 22:12:26 1995 Path: sunews!sunsite.doc.ic.ac.uk!lyra.csx.cam.ac.uk!warwick!slxsys!plug.news. pipex.net!pipex!dish.news.pipex.net!pipex!tank.news.pipex.net!pipex!howland.res ton.ans.net!newsfeed.internetmci.com!in1.uu.net!news.fido.net!demon!mail2news.d emon.co.uk!imperial.demon.co.uk From: Steve Shipway <[email protected]> Newsgroups: alt.sysadmin.recovery Subject: A song for UseNet Date: Mon, 27 Nov 1995 16:13:56 GMT Organization: Imperial Business Systems Message-ID: <[email protected]> References: <[email protected]> <[email protected]> [email protected]> <[email protected]> Summary: more silly sysadmin related songs X-NNTP-Posting-Host: imperial.demon.co.uk X-SMTP-Posting-Host: imperial.demon.co.uk [Mon, 27 Nov 95 18:18:18 GMT] X-SMTP-Posting-Host: post.demon.co.uk [Mon, …

The Unix Hierarchy

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beginner insecure with the concept of a terminal has yet to learn the basics of vi has not figured out how to get a directory still has trouble with typing <RETURN> after each line of input novice knows that `ls’ will produce a directory uses the editor, but calls it `vye’ has heard of `C’ but never used it has …

How did the OS Chicken cross the road?

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From Dobrica Pavlinusic on Fri, 10 Jan 1997 17:07:53 +0100 (MET)   This message is in MIME format. The first part should be readable text, while the remaining parts are likely unreadable without MIME-aware tools. Send mail to [email protected] for more info. –m-i-m-e-b-o-u-n-d-a-r-y-s-t-r-i-n-g Content-Type: TEXT/PLAIN; CHARSET=US-ASCII Content-ID: <[email protected]> How did the chicken cross the road ———————————- NT Chicken: Will cross …

TELNET Coffee Machine

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/——————————————————-/ / In real life : Dejan Rogic / / Fakultet organizacije i informatike / / VARAZDIN / / Phone:+385 51 812 278 / / e-mail: [email protected] / /——————————————————-/ ———- Forwarded message ———- Date: Mon, 20 Jan 1997 10:55:44 GMT From: Hrvoje Crvelin <[email protected]> To: Dejan Rogic <[email protected]> Cc: Dragan Popadic <[email protected]>, Igor Varljen <[email protected]>, Marina Janko <[email protected]>, Ratko Mladenic …

UNIX Support Line

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Newsgroups: rec.humor.funny Subject: Unix support hotline, may I help you? From: [email protected] Keywords: unix, chuckle, true The following is original, but it’s by our entire organization (which, for safety’s sake, must remain anonymous). I work at the support hotline for a large company that sells Unix systems. Customer calls are first handled by a group of receptionists, who determine the …

101 Things not to hear from a SysAdmin

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100 Things you Don’t want to hear from your Systems Administrator (origin lost, date < 1998, ending corrupted) Uh-oh….. Shit!! What the hell!? Go get your backup tape. (You do have a backup tape?) That’s SOOOOO bizarre. Wow!! Look at this….. Hey!! The suns don’t do this. Terminated??! What software license? Well, it’s doing something….. Wow….that seemed fast….. I got ...