Error Establishing a Database Connection with WordPress

Error Establishing a Database Connection with WordPress

The other day I was playing around with my wordpress  MySQL install on an Ubuntu 9.10 server.  It didn't take long before the only thing showing up in my browser  was  "Error Establishing a Database Connection".  Damn I had managed to mess up Wordpress and it's sweet...

Westfail 9100EM

Westfail 9100EM

I get the gremlins bad.. by bad I'm talkin'... every single ethernet interface in my house gets fried simultaneously. Routers, switches, all the supporting hardware.. even my poor Xbox 360 wasn't spared.    When the ISP tech splits, he leaves me a Westel 9100EM...

Synaman

I use a web based remote file-transfer/sharing solution called Synaman from Synametrics Technologies.   Synaman is a secure way to send or receive large files without the need for a special client, or all the FTP user setup hassles.  You can create accounts for...

Apache Friends – XAMMP

Apache Friends – XAMMP

XAMPP is an easy to install Apache distribution containing MySQL, PHP and Perl. XAMPP is really very easy to install and to use – just download, extract and start.

Juno charges you for technical support? WTF?!?

My friend Bert is a very simple PC user as far as that goes.  Email, pictures, and taxes.  He's still uses dial-up internet.  When Bert begins to receive the error message "Juno is verifying your email folders" he calls me.  Turns out Bert has had a run in with a...

Thanks a pantload Linksys SRW248G4

Thanks a pantload Linksys SRW248G4

For whatever reason... ok.. ok.. price. I tried another Stinksys product.  Sigh. The always delightful SRW248G4 "almost" managed ethernet switch ladies and gentlemen.  There's not much configuration really just give the SRW248G4 an IP address assignment and you're...