Category: tech tips

Email Attachments Coming In As .Bin Files

Problem: Had a user who was sending attachments (in this case they were MS Word documents with a .doc extension) through Outlook 2010. Some (not all) external recipients who were on Outlook Office 365 were receiving the attachments as .BIN files: Solution: On the Exchange server, for Remote Domains, tell it never to use RTF:

ID Theft – And So It Begins…

I’ve written about ID theft before. Never thought I’d experience it, first hand. But I guess it’s bound to happen to everyone, the way they’re hacking nowadays. Found out yesterday, some wonderful slime ball walked into an Apple Store last week, used my SS# and driver’s license# to open a couple of AT&T Mobile Wireless
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500 Internal Server Error

Got a personal website hosted on Godaddy that all of a sudden started giving me 500 Internal Server Error: I have the domain and hosting at Godaddy – Economy Linux hosting. I use WordPress as the front end. Not the WordPress setup they offer, but I uploaded my own WordPress files, setup a MySQL db,
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Switch To GNOME From Unity

I know Ubuntu folks are touting Unity as the new desktop theme, but it doesn’t work well on the netbook where real estate is limited. The Launch Pad on the left seems very inflexible. With it, using a web browser [ in this case firefox ] seems difficult. The best option for me was to
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