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Get the Original Grey Spotify 0.9.7 Design

Get the Original Grey Spotify 0.9.7 Design

Spotify 0.9.7 The new Spotify desktop client 0.9.8 has now been made available for everyone over the past few months. But some of you may prefer the older design and there is no official installer to get the old client. However you can download the old client here. Download Spotify Desktop Client 0.9.7 for Windows and OS X. Screenshot Unofficial Installer by Javier Santos [Recommended] Javier Santos has kindly created an unofficial installer for Spotify 0.9.7 on Windows. You can download below….

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How to Install and Use SteamCMD

How to Install and Use SteamCMD

This is a brief tutorial on the basics of installation and usage of SteamCMD. Windows 1. Create a folder for SteamCMD. C:/steamcmd 2. Download the SteamCMD (Windows) Update Tool. http://media.steampowered.com/installer/steamcmd.zip 3. Extract the contents of the zip to the folder. Linux 1. Create a user for SteamCMD and login. Note: For security best practice do not run SteamCMD a root. adduser steam su – steam 2. Create a directory for SteamCMD. mkdir /home/steam/steamcmd cd /home/steam/steamcmd 3. Download the SteamCMD (Linux)…

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SteamCMD Dedicated Server List

SteamCMD Dedicated Server List

I decided to put together a list of all the Dedicated servers available on Steam. This will hopefully be useful to server administrators. I have also put the results on the Valve Wiki page. Here are my results. They are accurate as of April 2015. This is a list of dedicated servers available on Steam/SteamCMD. Key Server – Server Name ID – Server AppID SteamCMD – If available via SteamCMD Steam Client – If available via the Steam Client Anonymous Login –…

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Download Spotify 0.9.8 Desktop Client

Download Spotify 0.9.8 Desktop Client

Spotify 0.9.8 The new Spotify desktop client 0.9.8 has been made available for a select few users automatically to test over the past couple of months. It has not yet been made available as general release. There is no way to official install the client currently unless you are lucky enough to be selected. However you can download the new client here and test is yourself. Download Spotify Desktop Client 0.9.8 for Windows and Mac. Screenshot Unofficial Installer by Javier Santos…

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Virtualbox extention pack error: VERR_ALREADY_EXISTS

Virtualbox extention pack error: VERR_ALREADY_EXISTS

Problem When upgrading to a newer version of VirtualBox on Windows there was an issue with installing an updated version of the VirtualBox extension pack. The Following error would appear. Failed to install the Extension Pack The installer failed with exist code 1: VBoxExtPackHelperApp.exe:error: Failed to rename the extension pack directory: VERR_ALREADY_EXISTS rcExit=1 Result Code: E_FAIL (0x80004005) Component: ExtPackManager Interface: IExtPackManager {3295e6ce-b051-47b2-9514-2c588bfe7554}   Solution To resolve this problem delete the following directory and try to install the extention pack again….

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Camstudio missing file MSVCR100.dll

Camstudio missing file MSVCR100.dll

After installing CamStudio on my PC I got the following error: This application has failed to start because MSVCR100.dll was not found. To resolve the error you need to install Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=5555

Shutdown/Restart Windows via cmd

Shutdown/Restart Windows via cmd

If you need to restart or shutdown a Windows PC or server using the command line. Go to the command prompt: Start > Run > cmd Run either of the the following commands. Restart shutdown /r /t 00 Shutdown shutdown /s /t 00 Windows will instantly begin shutdown or restart the server.

WinSCP: Simply copy to remote Linux server

WinSCP: Simply copy to remote Linux server

Overview I wanted a simple method to regularly copy some files from my Windows PC to my file server via SSH. I already used WinSCP to manage files on file server, so just wanted a way to automate a backup similar to rsync. This is a brief tutorial on how to create a simple Winscp script to copy files from a Windows PC to a remote Linux server Solution 1. First download and install WinSCP. 2. Create a new text…

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KB2536276 SCO UNIX Samba issues

KB2536276 SCO UNIX Samba issues

When working with old SCO Unix servers that run Samba I have found an issue since a Microsoft security update KB2536276 was released to fix a vulnerability in Windows. MS11-043: Vulnerability in SMB Client could allow remote code execution: June 14, 2011 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2536276 This update causes a problem with older versions of Samba that make shares unavailable to users. The only way to fix this is to remove the KB2536276 update on the Windows PC. First remove the update from the pc in…

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Printing from CUPS to a Printer attached to Windows XP/Vista/7

Printing from CUPS to a Printer attached to Windows XP/Vista/7

Summary I find it frequently necessary to configure CUPS to print to a printer that is attached to a Windows PC as many printers do not have network capability. This tutorial will show you how to install an LPD server on Windows It is also possible to configure CUPS to work with Windows Shares using Samba. However this may need authentication and I have found can have more complications when configuring. Guide LPD is a feature that is available on…

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